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Stephanie Hopkins
Acting Executive Director

431 N Franklin, Suite 200
P.O. Box 110608
Juneau, AK 99811-0608
(907) 465-8536

Looking for Help?

If you are feeling down or are looking for help for yourself or others, please talk to someone. Here are some resources:

Careline 877-266-4357; AK Suicide Prevention and Help Line 

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988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline  

Next Council Meeting
Online meeting, Monday, February 5,2024

Annual Reports


Our Mission

The Statewide Suicide Prevention Council (SSPC) advises the governor and legislature on issues relating to suicide. In collaboration with communities, faith-based organizations, and public-private entities, the Council works to improve the health and wellness of Alaskans by reducing suicide and its effect on individuals and communities.

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The Suicide Facts & Statistics page was recently updated to include Alaska data through 2019. If you would like more statistics or have questions, please contact Eric Morrison at or 907-465-8920.
Messages of Hope: Promoting Wellness to Prevent Suicide in Alaska, 2023-2027 Statewide Suicide Prevention Plan
The Statewide Suicide Prevention Council calls on all Alaskans to recognize our roles in building resilient individuals and resilient communities so we can act together to prevent suicide.
A limited amount of hard copies are available upon request. Please contact Eric Morrison at 907-465-6518 or for more information.
Alaska Suicide Postvention Guide  Preparing to Heal Alaska Postvention Guide:
Preparing to Heal

Updated 2020 version
A comprehensive Alaska-specific guide to help individuals, families, and communities after a death by suicide.

2022 Suicide Prevention Week Proclamation by Governor Mike Dunleavy