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.
Mental Health Crisis Lines
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 https://m1.optumidaho.com/web/optumidaho/home.
||Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Kootenai & Shoshone Counties:
888-769-1405 or 208-769-1406
||Clearwater, Idaho, Latah, Lewis & Nez Perce Counties:
||Adams, Canyon, Gem, Owyhee, Payette & Washington Counties:
||Ada, Boise, Elmore & Valley Counties:
800-600-6474 or 208-334-0808
||Blaine, Camas, Cassia, Gooding, Jerome, Lincoln, Minidoka & Twin Falls Counties:
||Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Caribou, Franklin, Oneida & Power Counties:
||Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Custer, Fremont, Jefferson, Lemhi, Madison & Teton Counties: