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Children's Mental Health


Boys and Girls Clubs of Montana 

Mission: To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. A Boys and Girls Club Provides: A safe place to learn and grow; ongoing relationships with caring, adult professionals; Life-enhancing programs and character development experiences; Hope and opportunity.

Family Support Network
(Montana Chapter of the National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health)

Our Mission: Family Support Network recognizes that children are the foundation of the future and that the family, as a basic unit of society, is the natural environment for the growth and development of all its members. Our agency seeks to provide intervention, support and assistance to children diagnosed with a mental illness and their families, as well as families and their children at risk for abuse or neglect.

HOPA Youth Leadership Programs

Located in Gallatin and Park counties, Havre, Rocky Boy

The Youth Leadership Program offers teens weekly opportunities to strengthen their leadership skills through activities such as adventure-based experiential challenges, outdoor problem solving games, inquiry-based science education, local art projects, self-awareness exercises, and community service learning initiatives. The programs also help teens prepare and gain access to resources for college.

Mental Health America of Montana

MHA of MT is a statewide education and advocacy organization. Mission is to work for good mental health for all; & for social justice as well as quality services for persons with mental illnesses. MHA of MT has been dedicated to eliminating the stigma of mental illness, to supporting programs and individuals who provide direct mental health services, to improving care and treatment of persons with mental illnesses, & to preserving the rights of mental health consumers and their families.

Montana Youth Leadership Forum (MYLF)

Mission: to identify students with disabilities who have exhibited leadership skills and equip them with additional training so that they may become leaders by example. MYLF Students will expand their knowledge of the culture of disability, learn about all types of disabilities, and meet adults who are living successfully with disabilities.

Montana Youth Transitions

Mission: To improve transition services and increase the number of youth with disabilities who achieve their desired post-school outcomes.

NAMI Montana

From its inception in 1979, NAMI has been dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness. NAMI focuses on three cornerstones of activity that offer hope, reform, and health to the American community: Awareness, Education, and Advocacy.

Strength of Us (part of NAMI)

Free online community that seeks to help young adults, ages 18-25, provide mutual support in navigating mental health challenges, as well as opportunities during critical transition years.

Montana’s Peer Network
Empower yourself—Give yourself a voice!

We are a network of individuals living with mental health conditions who are on the path of wellness and recovery and who wish to support each other through networking, shared information, referrals to resources and advocacy.

Contact: Jim Hajny, Executive Director at 406-551-1058 or via email at
or visit our website at:
for further information

Page last updated: 07/30/2013