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Resources for Teens, Parents, and Adults

There are many resources available to youth, parents of youth, and adults who are considering suicide or know a loved one who is considering suicide.

One resources is the The Department of Health and Welfare 24 hour mental health crisis lines available in each region, as well as the Idaho CareLine:

Idaho CareLine - in Idaho dial 2-1-1, outside of Idaho dial 800-926-2588.

If you are a Medicaid participant, please contact Optum Idaho at (855) 202-0973 or you can visit their website at at

Mental Health Crisis Lines:

Region 1-  Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Kootenai & Shoshone Counties: 
888-769-1405 or 208-769-1406 
Region 2-  Clearwater, Idaho, Latah, Lewis & Nez Perce Counties: 
Region 3- Adams, Canyon, Gem, Owyhee, Payette & Washington Counties:
Region 4- Ada, Boise, Elmore & Valley Counties:
800-600-6474 or 208-334-0808 
Region 5-  Blaine, Camas, Cassia, Gooding, Jerome, Lincoln, Minidoka & Twin Falls Counties:
Region 6-  Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Caribou, Franklin, Oneida & Power Counties:
Region 7-  Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Custer, Fremont, Jefferson, Lemhi, Madison & Teton Counties:

General resources about suicide Online depression and suicide screens (free) Teens - resources for teens affected by suicide or considering suicide
Parents - resources for parents concerned about or affected by teen suicide
Adults - resources for adults affected by suicide or considering suicide 
Survivors of Suicide Community readiness, awareness and planning guides and tool kits Military/Veterans - resources for the military and veterans mental health, traumatic brain injury, PTSD