Helpful Resources

Hotline 406.586.3333

The Help Center is a 24 hour Crisis Hotline and Referral Service, nationally accredited by Contact USA and the Alliance for Information and Referral Systems. The accept calls from a variety of clientele with issues ranging from suicidality, depression/anxiety to relationship/family problems. Their extensive database of resource information allows us to give appropriate referrals to inquirers on the hotline.



HelpGuide.org: Mental and Emotional Health

HelpGuide’s mission is to provide you and your family with mental health information you can trust with expert, ad-free resources.

Self Compassion, A Health Way of Relating to Yourself

This website provides information about self-compassion, and is intended for students, researchers, and the general public.

Psychology Tools.org

PsychologyTools was set up as a way to develop and share materials useful to psychological therapists. Most of the materials lean towards cognitive behavioral therapy, but materials from other therapeutic modalities are welcomed.

General Mental Health Resources

National Alliance on Mental Illness

National Institute of Mental Health

American Psychiatric Association

Bozeman NAMI

NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raise awareness and build a community for hope for all of those in need. It is also the foundation for state and local organizations like this one set up to raise awareness and provide essential and free education, advocacy and support group programs

Bozeman Cancer Support Community

Cancer Support Community Montana works to ensure all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action and sustained by community. To this goal, they offer many different opportunities for you to get involved through educational sessions, support groups, fun activities and more.

American Psychiatric Association: Healthy Minds, Healthy Lives

The Healthy Minds. Healthy Lives. blog is the American Psychiatric Association’s online resource for mental health issues.


Specialized Resources

Depression

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Books

Why Am I Still Depressed? by Jim Phelps

The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression by Andrew Solomon

The Mindful Way Through Depression by Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal, Jon Kabat-Zinn

Triumphs of Experience: The Men of the Harvard Grant Study by George E. Vaillant .

Bipolar Disorder

NAMI Bipolar Disorder Page

Psych Education.org This site provides lots of information on mood disorders and anxiety problems.

Books

Bipolar for Dummies by Candida Fink

Bipolar Survival Guide: What You and Your Family Need to Know by David J. Miklowitz

Why Am I Still Depressed? Recognizing and Managing the Ups and Downs of Bipolar II and Soft Bipolar Disorder by Jim Phelps

OCD

Book

Mindfulness Workbook for OCD-A Guide to Overcoming Obsessions and Compulsions Using Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy -Jon Hershfield, Tom Corboy


Anxiety

Anxiety and Depression Association of America



Schizophrenia

The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey Through Madness by Elyn R. Saks

Trauma

EMDR International Association

Somatic Experiencing

Books

In An Unspoken Voice-How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness by Peter A. Levine

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk M.D.



Aging

Robert Waldinger - What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness from TedTalks

Books

Triumphs of Experience: The Men of the Harvard Grant Study by George E. Vaillant


Pain

Freedom from Pain-Discover Your Body’s Power to Overcome Physical Pain -Peter Levine and Maggie Phillips

Addiction

Rethinking Drinking: Alcohol and Your Health

For anyone who drinks, this site offers valuable, research-based information.

Personality Disorders