External Links

Since 2004, NAMI Missoula has distributed its “You Are Not Alone” community resource booklet at no charge. You can access the booklet online via the link below; if you would like a printed version, please contact the NAMI Missoula office.

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Three numbers you need to know (they are in effect nationwide):

Montana Crisis Line: 988 (call or text, available 24/7)

Essential Phone Numbers: Quick List


The links below will direct you to resources in Missoula County and elsewhere in Montana, including housing, legal, food, and emergency resources:

Missoula County Resource Guide: MISSOULA COUNTY RESOURCE GUIDE

NAMI Montana County Resource GuideCOUNTY RESOURCE GUIDES


The following links provide information (from NAMI National) on common mental health conditions and treatments:




NAMI National has produced a guide on “Navigating a Mental Health Crisis”:




LGBTQIA Mental Health

NAMI Pride | NAMI 

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In Missoula: Behavioral Health Department – All Nations Health Center

Online: Division of Behavioral Health | Indian Health Service (IHS)

Online: Tribal Mental Health Resources | SAMHSA

Online: American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) Youth | Youth.gov

Online: How Trauma Gets Passed Down Through Generations (nativehope.org)


From Missoula 988 Call Center:

Welcome to a Safe Space (vibrant.org)

Veterans/Military Service

Montana State Veterans Affairs Office – Phone: (406) 324-3740

Montana Veteran’s Affairs (mt.gov)

Missoula Vet Center | Veterans Affairs (va.gov)

Veteran Support Network (VSN) – Missoula Region (vsnmontana.org)

Veteran Directed Care | Missoula Aging Services

Military and Veteran Services Office (umt.edu)

Suicide Prevention – Mental Health (va.gov)

Veterans & Active Duty | NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness


NAMI Montana Guide

The NAMI Montana office provides a guide to “Basic Info on Mental Health Conditions”:

Mental Health Facts – NAMI Montana – NAMI Montana (namimt.org)

NAMI Montana also has a YouTube channel with dozens of informational videos:

(14) NAMI Montana – YouTube


Youth Resources



SafeSpace – New generation, new conversation

Self-Care Plan


Children’s Mental Health:

Guide to children’s mental health

Montana Children’s Mental Health Bureau:

Children’s Mental Health (mt.gov)

Center for Disease Control:

Learn About Children’s Mental Health | CDC


In recovering from mental illness, in avoiding mental health crises, and in managing everyday life, it helps to focus on wellness:

Six Dimensions of Wellness – National Wellness Institute

Wellness Wheel & Assessment | UMatter (princeton.edu)

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Depression is Treatable — Suicide is Preventable

If you are in crisis and want help, call the Montana Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Available 24/7