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Mental Health Resources

These resources are hyperlinked for your convenience
Empower Idaho Statewide and 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.