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Articles with the Tag: mental health

Crisis lines available in Montana

News from DPHHS MONTANA — Mental health crisis lines available to Montanans include the Montana Crisis Text Line, Montana Suicide Prevention Lifeline, Montana Warmline and Thrive by Waypoint Health. The Crisis Text Line is available 24/7 by texting MT to 741 741; the Montana Suicide Prevention ...

Mental health network offers local services

News from Cedar Creek Integrated Healt h For many, it might feel like mental health services in rural communities are hard to find. Cedar Creek Integrated Health would like to let the public know that, no matter what a person is facing, behavioral health resources are available. Cedar Creek launc...

Governor announces new crisis counseling hotline

News from the Office of the Governor  MONTANA — Governor Steve Bullock announced that a new crisis counseling hotline funded by a $1.6 million federal grant is now available to aid Montanans struggling with their mental health due to the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 public health emergency...

It’s not just adults who are stressed - kids are too It’s not just adults who are stressed - kids are too

Families are under an extraordinary amount of pressure right now, and the next few months will provide little relief. The trials of 2020 include economic uncertainty, winter dread, an emotionally charged presidential election and a worrying rise in coronavirus cases. Then there’s the disrupted school y...

Woman awaits mental health exam before sentencing

A Polson man accused of assaulting a fellow group home member pled guilty to aggravated assault. Harley Gene Press, 26, entered the plea at District Court in Polson on Nov. 25 before Judge James Manley.  Depending on the outcome of a court-ordered mental health evaluation, sentencing could include a ...

Evaluation required before sentencing

A man from both Polson and Hot Springs entered an Alford plea at District Court in Polson on Oct. 28 to felony indecent exposure to a minor.  Jonathon Dell Tifft, 29, told the court that he was suffering from a mental health problem when he exposed himself to several girls who were on a parade float ...

Support for mental health tools in rural America urged

News from the office of Senator Tester BIG SANDY — As the crisis of farmer suicide continues to rise in rural America amid poor economic conditions, ongoing trade wars, severe weather, and now the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. Senator Jon Tester today demanded that the House and Senate Armed Services...

Shodair contest provides scholarships, messages of hope

News from Shodair Children’s Hospital  HELENA — For a second year, Shodair Children’s Hospital’s scholarship contest offers students an opportunity to open up about their mental health struggles and in the process break down some of the stigma surrounding these illnesses. El...

Legislators asked to support reentry programs

News from ACLU Montana   MONTANA – The ACLU of Montana and community members shared with Members of the Law and Justice Interim Committee the challenges faced by individuals returning to their communities after being incarcerated or otherwise involved with Montana’s criminal legal system...

Landmark mental health provisions included in defense bill

News from the office of Senator Tester U.S. Senate — U.S. Senator Jon Tester successfully secured his Care and Readiness Enhancement for Reservists Act and Seeding Rural Resilience Act in the National Defense Authorization Act – two critical mental health bills aimed at curbing the rising ra...


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