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​​​​​​988 Create

​​​​​2024 988 Create! Winners

The Youth Alliance for a Healthier Alaska hosted an art campaign with the theme is “healing and support” for mental health awareness and intends to promote the 988 crisis line for suicide prevention. The entries were submitted from young people around Alaska in 2024.

Thank you to all of the 59 youth that submitted art and participated in this year’s 988 Create Campaign!​

We received art from Skagway, Kodiak, Wasilla, Palmer, Sterling, Soldotna, Juneau, Cordova, Fairbanks, Nome, Sand Point, Petersburg, Dillingham, Anchorage! Here is a list of our winners. You can find them featured in this 30-second video​.

This video includes Alaskan youth art from the 988 Create campaign, an art competition for Alaskans 10-25 years old.

2024 Winners

Declared Winners Name​​ Title​​​
Ages 10-12Blaze, 12, Anchorage Call A Friend
Ages 13-15Dylan, 14, Anchorage Helping Hand
Arthur, 14, Skagway Healing
Charlotte, 15, Wasilla So Many Reasons to Live
Clara, 13, Palmer Helping Hand
Ages 16-18Starlin, 16, Wasilla Connections
Rosario, 17, Anchorage Hidden Emotions
Arianna, 16, Anchorage Suicide Awareness
Hector, 16, Kodiak You Are Not Alone
Ages 19-25Audrey, 23, Palmer Stepping Towards the Sunrise
Honorable Mention: Sara, 16, Soldotna Towards the Sun

This collaborative project is funded by the American Rescue Plan Act Mental Health Block Grant and the Garret Lee Smith Grant received by the Division of Behavioral Health. The funding intention is to involve youth in the creation of youth-led mental health promotion.