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Need  to talk ?

phone Call anytime, toll-free:
1-877-266-4357 (HELP)
love or text 4help to 839863

Careline is free and confidential. We treat callers with respect and listen without judgment.

Contact us if:

  • you are in crisis.
  • you are a survivor (of an attempt, or if you lost someone to suicide).
  • you are grieving.
  • you are concerned about someone.
  • you are feeling down and need someone to talk to.

We can help. Really.

If someone you know exhibits warning signs:

  • Do not leave the person alone
  • Remove any firearms, alcohol, drugs or sharp objects that could be used in a suicide attempt
  • Call CARELINE at 877-266-4357
  • Take the person to an emergency room or seek help from a medical or mental health professional

Iron Dog 2017

This year, Careline and the Iron Dog are celebrating teamwork and great partnerships with a poster that highlights the whole race. More

 It’s OK to ASK

We Alaskans like to be known for our self-reliance, but when we cross the line to suffering in silence, it’s no longer a good thing. More

Expand your prevention toolbox with the Careline app

We’ve made connecting to the “Someone to Talk To” line easier with the Careline app. Call or text Careline directly through the app or take advantage of its many other features. More

Worried? Three steps to take

If you’re concerned that a member of your household may be suicidal, here are three practical steps you can take to help keep them safe. More

Talking about suicide safely

Covering suicide carefully, even briefly, can change public misconceptions and correct myths, which can encourage those who are vulnerable or at risk to seek help. More

 Iron Dog  competitors, Team 43

Straight out of Bethel these guys know the value of teamwork. More

Iron Dog competitors, Team 12

They know life can be tough at times, and sometimes that means taking it one day at a time. More

Lets talk.

Our trained interventionists are here to help. If you are thinking of hurting yourself or are experiencing difficult days, call us. Careline is safe and judgment-free.

Do you know the signs?

Almost everyone who commits or attempts suicide has given some clue or warning. The more warning signs, the greater the risk. Get to know the warning signs.

Getting help.

Discover resources that assist in dealing with stress, trauma and depression. Find specific help if you’re LGBTQ, militaryelderly or know someone who is. More

Getting involved.

Learn how you can build resilience in your community. Read the states plan for prevention, find links to valuable training or links to prevention materials. More

Talking about suicide safely. 

Learn best practices for media reporting suicide. How a suicide is reported can influence behaviors negatively within a suffering community or encourage healing. More