Who We Are?

The Fairbanks Wellness Coalition (FWC) was created in 2014.  Our purpose is to foster wellness through primary prevention and advocacy, and our vision is a community where all generations experience wellness in mind, body and spirit. To obtain wellness in mind, body and spirit, we believe it’s important to strive to fulfill all eight dimensions of wellness.  We use them to guide our work. 

We strive to always have members from the following sectors: Youth or youth-serving; parents; business; media; schools; law enforcement; religious or fraternal organizations; civic or volunteer groups; healthcare professionals; state, local, or tribal agencies; and military. We sometimes contract with, or provide resources like grants to, organizations to help us with our work.

View our current RFP opportunities here!

What We’re Doing

We are currently focused on two major prevention efforts in the Fairbanks North Star Borough:

Suicide Prevention


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Opioid Misuse Prevention


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For more information on how to talk with your loved ones about about peer pressure visit our resources page


Check out our Suicide Prevention Campaign, ” Listen.Connect. Help.”


How You Can Help

We are a coalition composed of mostly volunteers. You can help by volunteering to be a part of one of our workgroups, organize or help at events, create materials, or help with admin tasks.  Fill out our volunteer form and we’ll contact you to see how we can best work together.Volunteer

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