The ISPI is not a crisis resource. In the event of crisis or if you are in need of referral, please contact the Alaska Careline at 877-266-4357.

Project Implementation Staff

Bridget Hanson; Project Director

Becky Porter; Project Manager

Emilie Cattrell; Research Associate

Advisory Council

Maria Bonifacio; Associate Director & MAC Residence Coordinator

Georgia DeKeyser; Director and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Student Health & Counseling Center

Barbara Franks; Vice-Chair of the State of Alaska Suicide Prevention Council

Lacy Karpilo; Associate Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs

Libby Roderick; Associate Director, Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence

Patricia Sandberg; Director, Psychological Services Center 

Lt. Ron Swartz; Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, UAA Police Department



Crisis Intervention Careline
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Call toll-free statewide at
877-266-4357 or 800-273-8255
38 Percent of UAA students have experienced depression. Help is available and effective. Click here for an online screening.