Contact Information for healthcare and other services:

YAM Program Contact:

Center for Mental Health Research and Recovery (CMHRR) at MSU
We can help answer any questions that you may have about the YAM program. We are available M-F from 8am-5pm.
(406) 994-1600,

In Helena:

Center for Mental Health
(406) 443-7151

(406) 442-7920

Shodair Children’s Hospital
(406) 444-7500

Youth Dynamics
(406) 461-8248

Youth Homes
Rebecca Hargis
(406) 443-4370

Helena Youth Crisis Diversion Project
24-hour response phone line: (406) 461-2382 (your call will be returned within 24 hours)

A.W.A.R.E. Inc.
Corporate Number: (406) 563-8117

In Montana:

Montana 2-1-1
Call 211;
You can contact this number 24/7.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – Montana

National Alliance on Mental Illness | Montana
(406) 443-7871;


Crisis Text Line
Text “START” to 741741
A live, trained Crisis Counselor will receive your text and respond back quickly.
You can contact this number 24/7.

National Suicide Hotline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)
This phone number will connect you to a live, trained crisis counselor in your area.
You can contact this number 24/7.

Remember, if you are ever in need of help, you can always call 911.

Hotline: 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453)

Military OneSource

At your school:

These are all guidance counselors at Helena High, and each one can listen to you and help you with your problems.

If your last name starts with: Guidance Counselor
A - E Ellaina Staldine: 406-324-2227;
F - L Shane Dempsey: 406-324-2224;
M - R Jason Murgel: 406-324-2226;
S - Z Chrissy Murgel: 406-324-2223;

Contact Information for some activities and organizations close to you:

In Helena:

Big Brothers Big Sisters
(406) 442-7479;

Montana 4-H
Mary Meyer: (406)447-8346;

Girls Thrive
Blair Haseman: (406) 438-6066;
Christine Thennis: (406) 422-6148;

Grandstreet Theater
(406) 442-4270

Habitat for Humanity
(406) 449-4663 x102

Helena Dynamos Mountain Biking
Andree Anderberg, Carl Anderberg, and Andy Roberts:

Helena Youth Soccer Association
Phil McGovern: 406-431-3064;

Sewing Palace
Jenny Yannone: (406) 443-5724;

Office: (406) 442-YMCA (9622)

MT National Guard Child and Youth Program
Sara Cease: (406) 324-3925

Youth Connections Coalition
Coleen Smith: (406) 324-1032;

MSU does not endorse or warrant the services of any entity listed. This listing is for informational purposes only, individuals must decide whether the resources meet their unique needs.