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How to recognize warning signs of those in distress and figure out a course of action:
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Suicide Prevention and Crisis Support Resources
Suicide Prevention Lifeline
This is a crisis hotline that can help with many issues, not just suicide. For example, anyone who feels sad, hopeless, or suicidal; family and friends who are concerned about a loved one; or anyone interested in mental health treatment referrals can call the Lifeline. Callers are connected with a professional nearby who will talk with them about what they are feeling or concerns for other family and friends. Call the toll-free Lifeline, 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.
- 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
- 888-628-9454 (Spanish)
- 800-799-4889 (TTY)
Crisis Text Line
Available 24/7, 365 days a year, this organization helps people with mental health challenges by connecting callers with trained crisis volunteers who will provide confidential advice, support, and referrals if needed.
- Text “MT” 741741
Lifeline Crisis Chat
Visit this website to chat online with crisis centers around the United States.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Helpline
- 1-800-950-NAMI (6864) or Text “NAMI” to 741741
PTSD and Crisis Support for Veterens
- PTSD and Crisis 24/7, anonymous, confidential call line: 1-800-273-8255 then Press "1" if you are a Veteran
- Crisis chat is a free, anonymous, confidential resource that’s available to any Service member, including members of the National Guard and Reserve, and any Veteran, even if you’re not registered with VA or enrolled in VA health care. This chat is available at https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/get-help/chat
The Trevor Project
Trained counselors available 24/7 to support youth who are in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment free place to talk. Specializing in supporting the LGBTQI+ community.
- Call 866-488-7386 or
- Text “START” to 678678
- visit their webpage at https://www.thetrevorproject.org
NAMI Stop Suicide: Save A Life
NAMI: Navigating a Mental Health Crisis
Western Montana Mental Health Center
Offering online/phone therapy from the comfort of your home: call 406-556-6500 to schedule
Find Providers and Services for Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse
Montana Mental Healthcare Provider Directory
Search for Mental Health Care Providers in Montana at their website https://www.bozemanhelpcenter.org/mental-health-provider-directory.html
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Disaster Distress Helpline
SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.
- Call 1-800-985-5990
- text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor
- Visit their webpage at https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline
The National Council for Behavioral Health
Search for organizations that are committed to providing mental health services to anyone in the community who needs it regardless of their ability to pay.
- visit their website to find a provider near you: https://www.thenationalcouncil.org/providers/?region=
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
SAMHSA provides information on mental health services and treatment centers through an online service locator. You can search by your location, whether or not they provide services for youth, payment options (private insurance, cash, or something else), languages spoken, etc.
- visit the SAMHSA website to find services, providers, and treatment centers at https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help.
Montana Substance Use Disorder Providers Locator
- find MT providers at https://dphhs.mt.gov/amdd/SubstanceAbuse/TreatmentProviderInformation
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)—Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator
- find treatment services on their website at https://findtreatment.gov
Substance Abuse Assistance
Personal Finance for People in Recovery
- Interactive Google Map with over 14,000 substance abuse treatment centers, leveraging SAMHSA.gov data
- Expert interview with Stephen Schrader on how to deal with finances while in recovery
- Actionable advice on how to pay for treatment and financial recovery afterwards
Montana Quit Line or 1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669)
American Indian Commercial Tobacco Quit Line or 1-855-372-0037
1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669), request the American Indian Commercial Tobacco Program
Pregnant Women and New Moms Quit Line
1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669), be sure to identity yourself as a pregnant women
My Life, My Quit: Youth Quit Program or Call or text: 1-855-891-9989
Poison Help Center
Physical and/or Mental Abuse
Report Dependent or Elder Abuse
- Arthritis Foundation Helpline1-844-571-HELP (4357)
Domestic Abuse Hotline
Domestic Abuse Apps
- One Love
- Sojourner Peace
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