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Community Resources

Suicide Prevention Hotline

No matter what problems you are dealing with, we want to help you find a reason to keep living. By calling 1-800-273-TALK (8255) you’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7.

 

SPAN-Idaho

SPAN-Idaho, which is part of the Suicide Prevention Action Network, seeks to eliminate suicide in Idaho.

SPAN-Idaho provides a support group in Idaho Falls for people whose loved ones have been lost to suicide:

Facilitators: Roma Hawkins and Sheila Murdock
Where: Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, Patio Room
3100 Channing Way, Idaho Falls
When: First Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. or call Roma at 208-227-2100

Visit their site here

 

Youth Empowerment Services (Y.E.S.)

The Youth Empowerment Services website for Idaho provides information on an ongoing collaborative effort to implement a new system of care for Idaho children and youth with Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED). The Children’s Mental Health Reform (CMHR) Project is being authorized by the Department of Health & Welfare to accomplish this work. The website provides helpful information for children and families, community stakeholders, treatment providers, and anyone else who would like to participate in reforming Idaho’s system of care for providing children’s mental health services.

Visit their site here

 

ID Department of Health & Welfare, Mental Health Services

The mission of the Division of Behavioral Health is to provide services of the highest quality by working together to inspire hope, recovery and resiliency in the lives of Idahoans living with behavioral health disorders and their families.

Visit their site here

 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

The 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.

Visit their site here

 

National Parent Helpline

Being a parent is a critically important job, 24 hours a day. It’s not always easy. Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained Advocate and become an empowered and stronger parent.

Call 1-855-427-2736(1-855-4A-PARENT)

Visit their site here.

 

Quit Smoking Community

The Quit Smoking Community website provides great information for those trying to quite smoking. Current smokers can go here to learn about step-by-step plans for quitting, connect with others trying to quit, and learn more about the health risks associated with tobacco use.

Visit their site here

 

Idaho Gives

On May 7th of every year, Idaho Gives brings nonprofits and Idahoans together for a day of online giving and sharing. Participating nonprofits have a chance to win random Golden Ticket or Donor Appreciation prizes in addition to earning Scoreboard prizes. This is a great fundraising opportunity for NAMI Upper Valley Idaho!

Visit their site here

 

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

The mission of NIMH is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure.

Visit their site here

 

Mental Health America

Mental Health America’s actions inform, support and enable mental wellness, and emphasize recovery from mental illness. Their 240 affiliates in 41 states represent a potent voice for healthy communities throughout the nation. Mental Health America is dedicated to promoting mental health, preventing substance abuse conditions and achieving victory over mental illnesses and addictions through advocacy, education, research and service.

Visit their site here

 

International Bipolar Foundation

Formerly the California Bipolar Foundation, the International Bipolar Foundation is a not-for-profit organization based in San Diego whose mission is to eliminate Bipolar Disorder through the advancement of research; to promote and enhance care and support services for all affected; and to erase associated stigma through public education.

Visit their site here

 

American Cancer Society

Dedicated to helping persons who face cancer. Supports research, patient services, early detection, treatment and education.

Visit their site here

 

NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness

The national-level NAMI has a great site with news, scheduling, and educational information.

Visit their site here


General Support Resources

Idaho Falls Community Outreach Center

The Idaho Falls Community Outreach Center is located at:

301 S. Boulevard
Idaho Falls, ID 83401

Services:

  • Soup Kitchen
  • Emergency Housing Exchange
  • Friends in Service Here
  • FreeMed

Visit their site here

 

Eastern Idaho Community Action Partnership (EICAP)

EICAP strives to help those in need by providing the essential services needed to guide people from living a life filled with need to embracing a life of possibilities through self sufficiency. As a Community Action Agency, in addition to providing direct aid, they provide both active support and crisis intervention.

Services:

Visit their site here

 

Idaho Falls Community Food Bank

IFCFB is a non-profit food bank/distribution center.

Located at:

245 N Placer Ave
Idaho Falls, ID 83402

(208) 524-0994

Visit their Facebook page here

 

Idaho Falls Veterans Affairs Outreach Clinic

The Idaho Falls VA Outreach Clinic is open Monday-Friday from 8:00AM – 4:30PM.

Located at:

Eagle Pines Plaza
3544 East 17th Street
Suite 104
Ammon, ID 83406
(208) 522-2922

Visit their site here

 

Idaho Legal Aid Services

Idaho Legal Aid Services are a non-profit law firm that provides free civil legal assistance to eligible low-income people throughout the state. You can contact them from 8:30AM – 5:00PM Monday through Friday at (208)524-3660.

Located at:

482 Constitution Way
Ste. 101
Idaho Falls, ID 83402

Visit their site here

 

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings in Idaho Falls

Meetings are held throughout the week in a number of different locations. Follow the link for a regularly-updated schedule!

Visit their site here

 

Bonneville County Mental Health Crisis Center

The Crisis Center is a safe place for all who are struggling with depression, thoughts of suicide, addiction, or mental health issues. It is open 24-hours a day, and is open to people from all counties and cities 18 years of age or older.

Located at:

1650 N Holmes Ave
Idaho Falls, ID 83401

(208) 522-0031

 

Idaho Health & Welfare Behavioral Health Planning Council

The Council’s mission is to promote advocacy, collaboration, education and policy development to create a seamless behavioral health delivery system.

Visit their site here

 

Social Security

The Social Security Administration’s website provides education about the program, help in applying for and receiving benefits, and additional information.

Visit their site here

 

Idaho Housing and Finance Association

Idaho Housing is a uniquely created and organized financial institution and administrator of affordable housing resources. In its simplest form, Idaho Housing’s mission is to provide funding for affordable housing opportunities in Idaho communities where they are most needed and when it is economically feasible.

Visit their site here

 

Targhee Regional Public Transportation Authority (TRPTA)

TRPTA is a public transportation system which services Idaho Falls, Rexburg, Driggs, and Salmon areas with demand response (door-to-door) service.

Visit their site here

 

Family Assistance in Transitional Housing

Family Assistance in Transitional Housing (F.A.I.T.H.) is a private, non-profit agency responding to the need for shelter and assistance for homeless families with children. Program goals include: eliminating homelessness for families with children; helping families become self-reliant, and helping families raise healthy, happy children.

Visit their site here

 

Idaho Falls Rescue Mission

Idaho Falls Rescue Mission exists to serve, rescue, and transform those in greatest need through the power and grace of Jesus Christ, using the resources provided by our donors, volunteers and our community.

Visit their site here

IFRM Facility locations:

Ark Men’s Traditional Housing

255 E. Street
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402

(208) 528-8015

City of Refuge (homeless services)

840 Park Avenue
Idaho Falls, ID 83402

(208)552-5575

Ruth House/Evergreen Emergency Center

3130 S. Yellowstone Hwy
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402

(208)522-1751

 

Mental Health Drop-in Center – provided by C.L.U.B. Inc.

C.L.U.B. Inc. exists to support in the recovery of individuals and families in our community who are coping with housing insecurities, mental health or substance use disorder issues.

Located at:

555 4th St
Idaho Falls, ID 83401

(208)529-4673

Visit their site here

 

Family Care Clinic of Idaho Falls

Family Care Clinic of Idaho Falls, ID provides professional medical care for all ages. Their goal is to optimize health and wellness through lifestyle intervention, preventive medicine, patient involvement and the understanding of diseases. Serving the entire family from children to the elderly, they provide cost effective health and medical services.

Located at:

3480 Washington Pkwy
Idaho Falls, ID 83404

(208)523-3436

Visit their site here