For information, call (208) 227-2100.

Local Resources

Idaho Department of Health & Welfare

The mission of Idaho Department of Health & Welfare is to promote and protect the health and safety of Idahoans. Our programs and services are designed to help people live healthy and be productive, strengthening individuals, families and communities. From birth throughout life, we help people improve their lives.

Region VII Mental Health Services: (208) 528-5700
Region VI Mental Health Services: (208) 234-7900

Behavioral Health Crisis Center of East Idaho

Behavioral Health Crisis Center of East Idaho is about meeting the needs of individuals in a behavioral health crisis with welcoming, hopeful, and recovery oriented values. It is intended to fill a healthcare gap by providing assessment, referral, and case management services to individuals in a behavioral health crisis. Behavioral health refers to either mental health disorders, substance abuse disorders or both co-occurring together. Their mission it to keep individuals out of emergency rooms and jails. The Crisis Center will provide a safe environment to meet the needs of individuals experiencing a behavioral health that do not need hospitalization or incarceration. The Behavioral Health Crisis Center of Idaho Falls can be reached by phone at (208) 522-0727.

The Center for Hope

The Center for Hope is a non-profit Community Recovery Center in Idaho Falls providing free recovery support services to adults over the age of 18. It is a partnership between people in recovery, family members, allies and local organizations who respect the dignity and equality of all people and who are dedicated to promoting healthy communities.

The Grace House

The Grace House is an adult substance abuse treatment facility located in Idaho Falls. They have 50 Beds for men and women; provide detox, inpatient/residential treatment services, and safe and sober housing.

Ogden Regional Alcohol and Chemical Treatment (ACT)

Ogden Regional Alcohol and Chemical Treatment (ACT) is a 28-day, full-service substance abuse treatment program approved by most private insurance companies. Government assistance may be available. Call (801) 479-2250 to speak with a representative.

Madison CARES

Madison CARES is a program designed to develop a mental health care system that works better for families and their loved ones. Having a child involved with multiple agencies can be frustrating. One of our goals is to help encourage communication throughout the different agencies. There are many parts to this program; all of which follow the guiding principles to remain: family driven, youth guided, child centered, and culturally competent.

The Walker Center

The Walker Center, located in Gooding, Idaho, is a non-profit chemical dependency treatment center. Most insurance companies will cover treatment costs. The Walker Center can be reached by phone at (800) 227-4190.

National Resources

The Idaho Federation of Families

The Idaho Federation of Families is a statewide, family-driven advocacy organization providing support and education services to families with behavioral, emotional, and mental health needs. The Idaho Federation of Families can be reached at (208) 433-8845.

Idaho Substance Use Disorder Services

Idaho Substance Use Disorder Services helps people with substance abuse problems locate local public and private agencies that may be able to provide appropriate care, treatment or financial assistance. You can call (800) 922-3406 to speak to a representative. The service is a division of the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare.

The Jason Foundation, Inc.

The Jason Foundation, Inc. is dedicated to the prevention of the “Silent Epidemic” of youth suicide through educational and awareness programs that equip young people, educators/youth workers and parents with the tools and resources to help identify and assist at-risk youth. The Jason Foundation can be reached at (888) 881-2323 or (615) 264-2323.

Mental Health America (MHA)

Mental Health America (MHA) – founded in 1909 – is the nation’s leading community-based non-profit dedicated to helping all Americans achieve wellness by living mentally healthier lives. Our work is driven by our commitment to promote mental health as a critical part of overall wellness, including prevention services for all, early identification and intervention for those at risk, and integrated care and treatment for those who need it, with recovery as the goal.

Military OneSource

Military OneSourceis a confidential Department of Defense-funded program providing comprehensive information on every aspect of military life at no cost to active duty, National Guard, and reserve members, and their families. Information includes, but is not limited to, deployment, reunion, relationships, grief, spouse employment and education, parenting and childhood services. It is a virtual extension to installation services.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is a nation-wide grassroots mental health advocacy organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness. They focus on three cornerstones of activity that offer hope, reform, and health: awareness, education, and advocacy. The local branch of the organization can be reached by calling (208) 523-2394.

National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems (NAPHS)

National Association for Behavioral Healthcare (NABH) advocates for behavioral health and represents provider systems that are committed to the delivery of responsive, accountable, and clinically effective prevention, treatment and care for children, adolescents, adults, and older adults with mental and substance use disorders.

National Council on Aging (NCOA)

National Council on Aging (NCOA) is a nonprofit service and advocacy organization that improves the lives of all older adults and community organizations.

National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH)

The mission of National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH) is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure. For the Institute to continue fulfilling this vital public health mission, it must foster innovative thinking and ensure that a full array of novel scientific perspectives are used to further discovery in the evolving science of brain, behavior, and experience. In this way, breakthroughs in science can become breakthroughs for all people with mental illnesses.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

Suicide Prevention Action Network

Suicide Prevention Action Network is dedicated to preventing suicide through public education and awareness. They can be reached by calling (800) 273-8255.

Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)

Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) is the nation's only federally supported resource center devoted to advancing the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. They provide technical assistance, training, and materials to increase the knowledge and expertise of suicide prevention practitioners and other professionals serving people at risk for suicide. They also promote collaboration among a variety of organizations that play a role in developing the field of suicide prevention.

National Alzheimer's and Dementia Resource Center

The Administration for Community Living/Administration on Aging is pleased to announce a new website dedicated to the National Alzheimer's and Dementia Resource Center.