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Mental Health Resources
These resources are hyperlinked for your convenience
Empower Idaho Statewide and National Resource Page: This page of the Empower Idaho website functions as a resource hub for all things behavioral health.
Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline: Text or call 1-208-398-4357. You don’t have to be suicidal to call the Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline. If you or a loved one need to talk, call now. Someone is always there for you on the other end of the line 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Mental Health America (MHA) Mental Health Month Toolkit: MHA has created an excellent Mental Health Month toolkit with generalized national information.
Mental Health America’s BIPOC Mental Health Information and Resources: This webpage contains BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) mental health resources, BIPOC mental health statistics and general information, information regarding healthcare disparities among BIPOC communities, and policy issues relevant to special populations.
Psychology Today: A great resource for researching and identifying a therapist in your area best suited to meet your mental health needs (telehealth options available).
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Adult Behavioral Health Crisis Resources: This webpage includes information about regional crisis centers and crisis hotlines.
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Child Mental Health Information
Idaho Federation for Families (Child and youth mental health resource): The Idaho Federation for Families works to develop a coalition of groups and individuals to educate policy makers, professional organizations, legislators, educators, and the public about the needs of children with emotional, behavioral, and mental health challenges and their families. We encourage you to visit
their website to learn more about their activities and programming.
NAMI Idaho: NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Idaho is an organization of families, friends and individuals whose lives have been affected by mental illness. Check out their website to learn more about NAMI support groups, resources, and additional information.
Idaho COVID Help Now Line: Call or Text (986) 867-1073 | Toll Free (866) 947-5186 | Click to chat with a live representative: This webpage hosts a collection of resources to help you navigate
hardships caused by COVID-19.
Optum Idaho’s Hello Idaho! Program: Social isolation is a growing concern in the U.S. Talking, listening and just being there for each other go a long way toward improving a person's mental health. Reach out and say Hello!
Idaho 2-1-1 Care Line: Call 2-1-1. The Idaho 2-1-1 Care Line is a great tool for finding resources in your area, including rental assistance, utility assistance, medical assistance, food and clothing, childcare resources, emergency shelter, COVID-19 information and resources, and more.
800-273-8255 Suicide Lifeline
866-833-6546 Teen Link
Text “HEAL” to 741741 Crisis Text Line
National Domestic Violence Hotline
(24/7, multiple languages offered)
Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
Strong Hearts Native Helpline:
National Latin@ Network 24 hour
bi-lingual helpline: 651-772-1611
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