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Alaska Psychiatric Institute

3700 Piper Street
Anchorage, Alaska 99508-4677
Phone: (907) 269-7100
Fax: (907) 269-7251

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Mission Statement


Alaska Psychiatric Institute is guided by its Mission, Vision and Values.​ ​ ​

Mission ​To provide emergency and court-ordered inpatient psychiatric services in a safe environment using culturally-sensitive, effective, person-centered treatment followed by a referral to an appropriate level of care and support for recovery from mental illness.


Excellent experiences for patients, families, community supports, students and staff with quality treatment and best practices in mental health care.


  • Safety
  • Education—Life-long Learning
  • Responsibility
  • Valuing Hope and Recovery
  • Integrity
  • Compassion—Fairness and Honesty
  • Excellence