Responding to people under pressure under the big sky. 

How to recognize warning signs of those in distress and figure out a course of action:

responding to people under presssure under the big sky 

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Suicide Prevention

Montana Suicide Prevention Lifeline 
1-800-273-TALK (8255) or Text “MT” 741741 

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Helpline 

  • 1-800-950-NAMI (6864)  or Text “NAMI” to 741741 

NAMI Stop Suicide: Save A Life

NAMI: It’s Okay to Talk About Suicide

Western Montana Mental Health Center

Offering online/phone therapy from the comfort of your home: call 406-556-6500 to schedule 

Montana Mental Healthcare Provider Directory

Search for Mental Health Care Providers in Montana-

Substance Abuse Assistance

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)—Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator

Personal Finance for People in Recovery

  • Interactive Google Map with over 14,000 substance abuse treatment centers, leveraging 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 Substance Use Disorder Providers Locator  

Quit Lines

Tobacco Quit Line

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 

  • 1-800-222-1222  

Physical and/or Mental Abuse

Report Dependent or Elder Abuse 

Domestic Abuse Hotline 

  • 1-800-799-7233 

Domestic Abuse Apps 

  • One Love 
  • Sojourner Peace 
  • Aspire News 

Free Online Farm Stress Education Opportunities