Mental Health & Suicide Prevention

Navigating Mental Health Resources Can be Daunting

We never want parents to feel alone while finding the right interventions for their child.
Are you or your child experiencing a mental health emergency? Please reach out to the Idaho Crisis & Suicide Hotline at (800) 273-8255 to talk or (208) 398-4357 to text, or dial 911.

Welcome to Youth Empowerment Services (YES!)
Mental health services are available for children and youth under the age of 18 who have a serious emotional disturbance (SED) through the Youth Empowerment Services (YES). YES is a system of care for youth Idaho under 18 who may benefit from mental health support. YES uses a youth and family-centered, team-based, and strengths focused approach for early identification, treatment planning and implementation of mental health care.

Idaho Lives Project
The Idaho Lives Project is a partnership between the State Department of Education (SDE) and the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (IDHW). ILP’s mission is to foster connectedness and resilience throughout Idaho school communities to prevent youth suicide.

Stop Bullying in Idaho
Find out how the State Department of Education is collaborating with schools to put an end to bullying in Idaho.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – Idaho
AFSP Idaho provides a variety of resources for parents or students experiencing suicidal ideations or attempts.