Mental Health Resources at Richard McKenna High School

If you are dealing with an emergency, please call 911.

Local/State Resources

Elmore County Domestic Violence Council - 24/7 Domestic Abuse Crisis Hotline: 208-587-3300 A crisis intervention and referral phone line for domestic violence. During a crisis, the hotline offers the resources needed to safely leave. For those who do not have a safe place to go, operators can help find an emergency shelter and help individuals safely get there.
Idaho Crisis & Suicide Hotline - 208-398-4357 (HELP) Call 24/7. Text support is available Monday through Friday, 3 p.m. to midnight.
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Regional Crisis Hotlines - Region 4 (Ada, Boise, Elmore, Valley counties): 208-334-0808 Call any time, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (24/7). Crisis Hotlines have empathetic listeners and can provide referrals to educational programs. Anonymous and confidential.  
Optum Idaho Member Crisis Line - 1-855-202-0973 Optum Substance Use Helpline: 1-855-780-5955 Both resources are available 24/7, including holidays, to provide support for Medicaid recipients. 
Pathways Community Crisis Center of Southwest Idaho  - 1-833-527-4747 or 208-489-8311 7192 Potomac Drive, Boise, Idaho, 83704. The center helps people navigate mental health crises as well as drug or alcohol problems. Trained staff, including nurses, licensed counselors, case managers and peer support specialists, are available. The center offers free services for everyone, regardless of place of residence, race, gender or immigration status.  
Women’s and Children’s Alliance - Rape Crisis Hotline: 208-345-7273 Domestic Abuse Crisis Hotline: 208-343-7025 TDD/TTY (for the hearing impaired): 1-800-377-3529. Trained client advocates answer 24-hour confidential hotlines. Interpreters available for most languages. 
National Resources 
988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline provides free, confidential, 24/7 support by phone [call or text 988 from anywhere in the U.S.] and online chat  If you are anxious about calling or would like information about what happens when you call a crisis line read this article. What happens when you call the suicide prevention lifeline?
National Crisis Text Line can be accessed 24/7 by texting HOME to 741741.


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