Victims of Crime have a variety of rights that keep them informed, offer protection, and access to support services. If an MVI event has occurred in your community, reach out to a Victim Services agency to be sure notification and protection of rights is initiated.
Alaska - Psychological Services Database Search: Helping a victims search for a mental health provider in his/her/their area is easier when you have more details about preferences and insurance. Follow this link for a list of providers in the private sector:
Alaska Behavioral Health is a go-to in Alaska for assisting with EMERGENCY mental health needs and referrals. Two hotlines are available, or check out their website:
If you are concerned about someone hurting him/her/their self or hurting someone else, call 911, your Village Patrol Officer or Village Public Safety Officer. Work together to help the victim get to a local emergency room or health clinic.
The group that brought you this Toolkit hosted a training for mental health providers in the state. You may want to connect with a provider who is familiar with MVI needs and experiences. Contact Alaska Victim Assistance Partnership for a list of Alaska MVI Trained Providers ready to assist.
Alaska Crime Compensation Board (VCCB): Offering help to a MVI victim/survivor access needed financial support for medical and mental health expenses is easy to do. Visit VCCB's website to access the application or for more instructions. Online applications can be made through the myAlaska portal.
If the person who committed the MVI and detained by police, you may be able to monitor the subject's location through a name search on Vine Line. Vine Link stands for Victim Information & Notification Everyday. If the subject is in the state's custody, victims/survivors can register to receive notice if the subject is transferred, released, or escapes.
If a criminal case occurs, the State of Alaska Department of Law will keep up-to-date information pertaining to the MVI events on their News & Alerts page. Not every victim may want regular updates, but for some, the knowledge is helpful.