Resources

On this page we have listed a variety of resources in the community. This list is not meant to be exhaustive and is simply intended to help assist you in finding services. However, you are responsible for interviewing and selecting the provider or treatment. We suggest you choose licensed, highly reputable mental health providers. We cannot accept responsibility for any of the services provided by providers on this list or any other providers. Information is subject to change. 

Please note: Some of the below resource names are linked to the source website. Click the name to find more information, if available. 

Local Resources

Alaska 2-1-1 -

Phone: 211

"No matter where you live in Alaska, 2-1-1 is your one-stop resource for connecting with a wide variety of services in your community including emergency food and shelter, educational opportunities, alcohol and drug treatment programs, senior services, child care, and much more."

Alaska Department of Health and Social Services Division of Public Assistance

The main website for the Division of Public Assistance. Find information here about a number of programs including Adult Public Assistance, Medicaid, Heating Assistance, etc.

 

Mental Health Services

Anchorage Community Mental Health Services  

Phone: 907-563-1000

"Anchorage Community Mental Health Services, Inc. (ACMHS) has been the largest community mental health provider in the state of Alaska since 1974. [Their] mission is to promote recovery and wellness by providing consumer-driven behavioral health care services to the people of Anchorage and surrounding area."

Providence Medical Group Behavioral Health Services  

Phone: 907-212-6900

"Providence Medical Group Behavioral Health Clinics offer outpatient mental health services for children, adolescents, and adults. Outpatient mental health services include diagnostic interviews, medication management, neuropsychological and psychological testing, individual and group therapy services."

Southcentral Foundation Behavioral Health Services

Click the link above to view the behavioral health services offered by Southcentral Foundation.

 

NorthStar Behavioral Health System - 

Phone: 907-258-7575

"North Star Behavioral Health is a behavioral health facility that offers programs in and around the Anchorage, Alaska area for children, teens and adults who suffer from psychiatric or substance abuse issues. [They] also offer military-specific care to first responders, service members, veterans and dependents at the Chris Kyle Patriots Hospital."

 

Bridges Counseling Services 

Phone: 907-771-0536

"Bridges is a psychological, psychiatric, and primary care practice setting the new standard for mental health care and convenience for families in Anchorage, Wasilla & beyond."

 

Cornerstone Clinic Counseling Center

Phone: 907-522-7080

"At Cornerstone Clinic Counseling Center [they] offer a safe harbor for you with compassionate, skilled mental health professionals to help you work through even the most difficult issues."

 

Counseling Solutions of Alaska 

Phone: 907-644-8044

"Counseling Solutions of Alaska, LLC is an independent counseling and psychiatric clinic located in Anchorage. [They] are owned and operated by a group of experienced mental health professionals with a steadfast commitment to taking care of [their] patients' mental health. [They] provide a broad range of services, which include comprehensive assessment and treatment to children, families, and adults."

 

Denali Family Services 

Phone: 907-222-2321

"Denali Family Services serves children who require intensive behavioral health care services and their families. [They offer] individual, family, and group psychotherapy services in combination with intensive care coordination and rehabilitative services."

 

UAA Psychological Services Center 

Phone: 907-786-1795

"The Psychological Services Center (PSC) at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) is the training clinic for graduate students in the MS Clinical Psychology Program and the PhD Program in Clinical-Community Psychology. Counseling is provided for families and individuals in an atmosphere sensitive to culture and ethnicity. People are seen for many reasons from a curiosity about one's own potential to concerns such as anxiety, depression, stress, loss, and relationship difficulties."

 

Psychology Today Listing of Therapists in Anchorage

A website with listings of therapists in Anchorage.

Psychology Today Listing of Psychiatrists in Anchorage

A website with listings of psychiatrists in Anchorage.

Anchorage Mental Health Hospital Services

Providence Alaska Medical Center

3200 Providence Drive, Anchorage, AK (INSERT ZIP)

Psychiatric Emergency Department

Phone: 907-212-2800

Emergency room services to individuals in psychiatric and/or substance

abuse crisis including assessment, crisis intervention, medical care, and

referrals.

 

Mental Health Unit

Phone: 907-212-3040

Comprehensive treatment program addressing a multiplicity of mental

disorders.

 

Adolescent Residential Treatment Program

Phone: 907-212-2040

Long term treatment for adolescent girls who have psychiatric disorders.

 

Discovery Unit - 907-212-4843

Acute, inpatient program for adolescents who are in need of crisis

intervention, stabilization, and behavioral health treatment.

 

Providence Crisis Recovery Center

Phone: 907-563-5006

3760 Piper Street. Sub-acute, voluntary behavioral health facility providing crisis intervention and stabilization, psychiatric nursing and medication management, 24-hour support, etc.

Adult Program - 907-212-6240

Adolescent Program - 907-212-6299

 

Alaska Psychiatric Institute

Phone: 907-269-7100

3700 Piper Street. Provides emergency and court-ordered inpatient psychiatric services.

 

North Star Behavioral Health

Phone: 907-258-7575

2530 DeBarr Road. Youth and adult acute care, youth residential care.

 

Arctic Recovery Program

Phone: 907-433-7326

Intensive holistic treatment program dedicated to individuals 18 and older in need of detoxification and/or rehabilitation for substance abuse.

 

Chris Kyle Patriot’s Hospital

Phone: 907-258-7575

1650 Bragaw Street. Inpatient treatment program for first responders, military service members, veterans, and service member dependents 18 and older.

Crisis Services

 

Anchorage Police (EMERGENCY)

Phone: 911

Always dial 911 if there is threat of suicide or of violence or harm to self or others. Always explain that the situation involves mental illness and request a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) officer. CIT officers are trained in mental health de-escalation techniques to assist individuals affected by mental illness and their families.

Anchorage Police (Non-Emergency)

Phone: 311 or 907-786-8900

In case of non-emergency situations involving mental health, you can request a CIT officer for a welfare check. Explain the situation to the dispatcher and request a CIT officer. They will be sent whenever they are available.

 

Alaska State Troopers 

Phone: 907-269-5511

Anchorage Department of Corrections

Phone: 907-334-2381

 

24 Hour Crisis Hotline

Phone: 907-563-3200

Available 24/7/365.

 

Careline Alaska

Phone: 1-877-266-4357

Available 24/7/365.

National Hopeline Network

Phone: 1-800-784-2433

 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Phone: 1-800-273-8255

Available 24/7/365.

 

Veterans Crisis Line

Phone: 1-800-273-8255

For veterans, service members, National Guard and Reserve, and their family members and friends. Press “1.” Available 24/7/365.

 

Crisis Text Line

Text NAMI to 741741

Available 24/7/365.

 

TrevorLifeline

Phone: 1-866-488-7386

For LGBTQIA+ young people. Available 24/7/365.

 

TrevorText - 

Text START to 678678

For LGBTQIA+ young people. Available 24/7/365.

 

Careline Alaska via Text

Text 4help to 839863

Available 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM Tuesday – Saturday.

Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)

Phone: 1-800-656-4673

24-hour Chat: online.rainn.org

24-hour Chat (Español): ohl.rainn.org/es/

 

Covenant House Alaska Helpline

Phone: 907-272-1255

For homeless, runaway, and at-risk youth. Available 24/7/365.

 

STAR (Standing Together Against Rape) Crisis Line

Phone: 1-800-478-8999

For victims of sexual assault and abuse. Available 24/7/365.

 

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Phone: 1-800-799-7233

For victims of domestic violence. Available 24/7/365.

 

National Sexual Assault Hotline

Phone: 1-800-656-4673

For victims of sexual assault and abuse. Available 24/7/365.

 

Anchorage Safety Patrol and Center

Phone: 907-343-4006

For persons that appear to be incapacitated by alcohol or drugs in a public place.

Low Income Mental Health Resources

Open Counseling

Listing of Local Free or Low Cost Counseling 

Anchorage Community Mental Health 

Adult Services/Administration
4020 Folker Street
Anchorage, AK 99508

Phone (907) 563-1000
Fax (907) 563-2045
Medical Department Fax: 907-561-1416

 

Child and Family Services
4045 Lake Otis Parkway
Anchorage, AK 99508

Phone (907) 561-0954
Fax (907)561-7093

Substance Abuse Treatment Centers

Treatment Referral Hotline(Substance Abuse)

Phone: 1-800-662-4357

 

Akeela

Phone: 561-5266

Fax: 258-6052

4111 Minnesota Drive Anchorage, AK 99503.

Akeela, Inc. is a non-profit organization offering a comprehensive array of services for the prevention and treatment of substance abuse, and alcohol abuse, in Anchorage, Alaska and communities throughout the state. Akeela was founded in 1974 by a group of concerned citizens and serves the community by striving to “enhance the ability of citizens and their families to succeed in life.” All rehab program components are licensed by the Alaska division of Behavioral Health and accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitative Facilities.

 

Arc of Anchorage  - Outpatient Only

Phone: 277-6677

 

Clitheroe

Phone: 276-2898

Outpatient/Assessment/Aftercare unit located at

1709 S. Bragaw, Suite B.

Provides assessment, placement, detoxification (8 beds), outpatient treatment, and residential treatment ranging from 28 to 180 days. Treatment programs are available for men or women; as well as vocational services, and referrals. Services are also offered to duallydiagnosed psychiatric clients who are men or women over 18 years of age. Telephone assessments are available to remote areas. Different types of residential substance abuse treatment programs are offered to meet differing client needs as determined by an Assessment Counselor.

Reflections (Clitheroe)

Phone: 276-2898

The Reflections Program provides habilitation, rehabilitation, individual, group and family counseling services for women who have been unable to deal with chemically dependent or chemically abusive behaviors that interfere with attaining their life goals.

 

Ernie Turner Center

Phone: (907) 688-1750

Fax: (907) 688-1770

30881 Eklutna Lake RoadChugiak, AK 99567

Individuals with mental health disorders and/or addictions who have been recommended for inpatient treatment, as well as those who are experiencing chronic homelessness; the average length of treatment is about six months. For more information, please call the Ernie Turner Center intake coordinator at (907) 793-3233.

Genesis Recovery Services

Phone: 243-5130

Fax: 248-8350

2825 West 42nd Ave. Anchorage, AK 99517

Genesis House treatment facility provides residential facilities for men recovering from substance abuse. A 20-bed halfway house offers counseling in addition to housing and meals for an average length of stay of three to six months. Fees are negotiable. Two other adjacent rental facilities are available, one with six (6) beds and the other with 12, operate as "dry houses" in which men may work and reside for extended periods of time in a sober living environment.

 

Intervention Helpline

Phone: 1 (888) 292-6508

Available 24/7/365

 

Narcotic Drug Treatment Center (Center for Drug Problems)

Phone: 276-6430

Narcotic Drug Treatment Center, Inc. (NDTC) is a CARF Accredited, non-profit organization designed to assist individuals with overcoming physical and psychological dependency on opiates.

Providence Breakthrough

Phone: 562-7325

Drug dependency and alcohol abuse problems are correctable through services available through the Breakthrough program. Breakthrough provides services for adults from evaluation through all levels of treatment and continuing care on an outpatient basis.
 

RITE, Inc.

Phone: 562-7483

307 East Northern Lights Boulevard, Anchorage , AK , 99503

RITE Inc is an alcohol treatment program focusing on substance abuse treatment services. Providing substance abuse treatment with outpatient care. DUI or DWI offenders are supported for drug rehab. Private health insurance, military insurance, self payment, and access to recovery voucher is accepted.

 

Starting Point

Phone: 562-6116

341 West Tudor Road, Anchorage , AK , 99503,

Starting Point is a drug treatment center focusing on substance abuse treatment services. Providing substance abuse treatment with outpatient care. No special groups or programs are supported for drug rehab. Private health insurance and self payment is accepted.

Stepping Stones

Phone: (907) 565-1200

Fax: (907) 258-6052

260 W. Benson Blvd
Anchorage, AK 99503

Stepping Stones is a 9 to 12 month long residential treatment program for mothers with substance use disorders meeting the ASAM criteria for level III.5.  Stepping Stones provides apartment style residences for mothers to live in with their children while receiving a minimum of 20 hours per week of substance use disorder treatment.  As a family-centered treatment program a range of services including; substance use counseling, children’s services, case management, parenting education, employment/vocational assistance, and mental health services are provided within a modified Therapeutic Community.  On-site child development program provides age appropriate childcare facilities as well as psychotherapy services for children and their families.

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