Mental Health America of Montana (MHA of MT) is a recognized 501(c) (3) non-profit by the state of Montana and Federal government. MHA of MT was started in 1948 when a group of Montanans concerned about mental health got together to form an advocacy and education organization. We are physically located at 510 S 23rd Street Bozeman, Montana. We maintain an active website at www.mhaofmt.org as well as our Warmline website at www.montanawarmline.org . We also started a Youth Connection Line, empowering youth:http://www.montanayouthconnectionline.org MHA of MT is a statewide organization with five Affiliate Chapters located in Great Falls, Yellowstone County, Daniels County, Sheridan County, and Stillwater/Sweet Grass Counties.
MHA of MT is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of concerned citizens across Montana that are professional persons with diverse backgrounds, mental health consumers, and family members of mental health consumers. Our core program areas include annual children and rural/frontier strategy conferences, community education, a mental health Warm Line staffed with trained mental health consumers, PRISM project (Prevent and Reduce the Incidence of Suicide in Montana), facilitation of the Montana Mental Health Legislative Caucus, Youth Crisis Diversion project in northeastern Montana, and development of mental health peer solutions.