An overwhelming 40% of Idaho adults reported having symptoms of depression and/or anxiety last year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Needless to say, that’s 4 out of 10 state resident adults. Reports of depression among Idaho’s youth also rate higher than the national average. Worse yet, nearly a quarter of Idaho residents seeking help for mental health issues cannot find it.
It’s clear that Idaho residents are in need of help for depression and anxiety. Fortunately, there are free and anonymous helplines available to all residents. These phone numbers are more than just digits on your smartphone. Call today and receive immediate assistance for any and all mental health issues, including depression and/or anxiety.
The National Depression Hotline
Anybody anywhere can call 866-629-4564 to reach a specialist with The National Depression Helpline. It’s a free, confidential, around-the-clock helpline for depression and/or anxiety. Call now for immediate assistance, or click here to visit the website which offers a wealth of additional information and resources. When you’re ready, we’re here to listen.
Idaho Crisis & Suicide Hotline
State residents can call 988 or text the same number to receive immediate assistance with any mental health issue. You may also click here to visit the ICSH website, which offers online crisis chat options as well as more info.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness offers a helpline for all US residents to receive assistance for depression and/or any form of mental issue. Call 800-950-6264 from Monday to Friday, 10AM to 10PM, or text “HelpLine” to 62640. You may also visit the Idaho-specific NAMI website, which offers a wealth of info, by clicking here.