Montana COVID-19 Crisis
Recovery Resources

Tips to reduce your stress and anxiety:

  Limit or avoid news coverage

 Focus on positive things in your life

  Exercise, eat healthy, read and try relaxation techniques such as yoga

  Share your experiences and feelings with loved ones and friends

  Connect with others

  Take time to renew your spirit

Please reach out to the following sources of support:

Montana Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 Available 24 hours every day to support people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. *Watch for 9-8-8 to replace this number in the summer of 2022.

Montana Crisis Text Line: text “MT” to 741741 Available 24 hours every day if you are experiencing anxiety, depression, suicide or school stressors.

Montana Warm Line: 877-688-3377 Available Monday-Friday 8 AM to 9 PM and Saturday 12 PM to 9 PM for phone support delivered by trained individuals for people with mental illness.

Website with Chat feature: https:// www.mhaofmt.org/warmline

MT Crisis Recovery Goodbye video

MCR PSA

 

 

This American Red Cross webpage helps survivors handle the financial challenges they may face after a disaster:  https://www.redcross.org/get-help.html

Disasters and Financial Planning
In addition to the physical and emotional impact of a disaster, you may also face financial challenges in the days, weeks and even months or years ahead. Of course, ensuring your family’s physical safety is your first priority. Afterward, you can begin to take these practical steps to recover your financial well-being.
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The Montana Crisis Recovery program was created through a partnership with the Department of Public Health and Human Services, Addictive and Mental Disorders Division, Mental Health America of Montana, Montana Hospital Association, Montana Public Health Institute, Kauffman & Associates, Inc., and Voices of Hope. Montana Crisis Recovery is a crisis counseling program funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). This program was active from October 20, 2020, through February 15, 2022, when it sunset.

 

Kauffman PSA