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Children's Mental Health


Mental Health America of Montana

MHA of MT is a statewide education and advocacy organization. Our mission is to work for good mental health for all; & for social justice as well as quality services for persons with mental illnesses. For over fifty years, 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.

Mental Health America Website


NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

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.


What a difference a Friend Makes

This site is for people living with mental illness—and their friends. Find tools to help in the recovery process, and you can also learn about the different kinds of mental illnesses, read real-life stories about support and recovery, and interact with the video to see how friends can make all the difference.

Developmental Disabilities and Mental Health:

  • What Young Adults Want YOU to Know
  • What Skills Should a Mental Health Therapist Have?
  • Youth Mental Health Bill of Rights

Guide For Youth of Transition Age

Guide to Legislative Advocacy for Youth with Disabilities

Montana CANS - A Summary For Youth and Families

Tips to Supporting a Friend that has a Mental Illness diagnosis

Youth Mental Health Guide

Youth Tip Sheet for Residential Treatment

Page last updated: 10/08/2013