Custer County Mental Illness Resource Guide


NAMI Montana developed these Mental Illness County Resource Guides as a general tool for people who live with serious mental illness and their families. We hope that you find the guide helpful.

We do our best to keep the guides up to date, but we need your help with the process. Please let us know if one of the contacts. in your county is invalid or if there is another resource we should include.  You can reach us as (406) 443-7871, or email, colleen@namimt.org.

​If you are in a severe life-threatening crisis, please call 911 or otherwise contact your local law enforcement and emergency medical services.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-8255
Crisis Text Line – Text MT 741-741 to text with a Crisis Counselor

Psychiatric Help
Montana 211 (information for nearby services) – 
406-268-1337
Eastern Montana Community Mental Health Center – 406-778-2824 or 406-234-1687
Choteau County Mental Health – 406-622-5414
Veteran’s Administration – 800-827-1000
Center for Mental Health – 406-761-2100
Charlie Health – Online care for teens, young adults and families.

Mental Health Information
* NAMI Montana cannot keep track of all of the private therapists in Montana counties.
Please use a traditional internet search to find therapists and their ratings.
Treatment Scout- Country wide resource for intensive mental health and substance abuse treatment centers
​Addiction Treatment Help Line – 877-297-6346
Center for Mental Health – 406-761-2100
Montana 211 (information for a varity of services and volunteering opportunities) Dial 211 or 406-268-1337
Alcoholics Anonymous – 888-607-2000
Montana Mental Health Ombudsman (help navigating system) – 888-444-9669
Montana Child and Family Ombudsman – 844-252-4453
Montana Warm Line (general mental health support line) – 877-688-3377
NAMI Montana (support, education and advocacy) – 406-443-7871
Great Falls Affiliate – 406-453-4185
National Suicide Prevention Line – 800-273-8255
Drug Abuse Rehabilitation and Treatment Information – 866-872-6790
Addictive and Mental Disorders Division (State Agency for Adult Mental Illness) – 406-444-3964
Montana Children’s Mental Health Bureau – 406-444-4545
Vet Center – 1-877-927-8387
Mental Health America of Montana – 406-587-7774
Montana Vocational Rehabilitation – 888-279-7531
Veterans Administration – 1-800-827-1000
Montana Brain Injury Alliance Help Line – 1-800-241-6442
Montana Peer Network – 406-551-1058

Other Medical And Coverage Assistance
Southwest Community Health Center – 406-683-4440
Benton Medical Center – 406-622-5485
Big Sandy Medical Center RHC – 406-378-2189
Missouri River Medical Center
Clinic – 406-622-5485
Hospital – 406-622-3331
Montana Medicaid – 406-622-5432
Healthy Montana Kids Health Coverage – 1-877-543-7669
Medicaid Help Line – 800-362-8312
Local – 406-622-5432
Medicare Information – 800-633-4227
Local – 406-778-7120
Mediccare part B (Medical, not hospital) information – 800-633-4227
Montana Mental Health Services Plan – 406-444-9330
Veterans Family Assistance Centers – 877-706-7598
Partnership for Prescription Assistance – 1-888-477-2669
Big Sky RX- Medicare Prescription Assistance

Legal Assistance
Montana Legal Services – 800-666-6899
Disability Rights Montana – 800-245-4743
County Sheriff (406) 874-3320
Police Department  (non-emergency) – (406) 874-3320
Public Defender’s Office – 406-265-2199
Help Network-Crisis Referral – 800-332-8425
Child and Family Services (Child Abuse) – 406-234-1385
Protective Services for Adults (Elder Abuse) – 406-234-1867
Montana Mental Disabilities Board of Visitors (For complaints about quality of care) – 406-444-3955

Financial Assistance
Offices of Public Assistance (DPHHS) (locations for each county) – 406-233-3334.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) –  406-233-3334.
Temporary Assistance for Needy Family (TANF)– including childcare scholarships – 406-233-3334.
Social Security Administration – 800-772-1213
Disability Determination Services – 800-545-3054
Community Food Banks – 406-234-3663
Vocational Rehabilitation – 877-296-1757

Housing Assistance
Section 8 Low Income Housing Assistance – 406-377-3564
Miles City Housing Authority – 406-234-3433
Montana Fair Housing – 800-929-2611
Montana Home Choice – 449-3120 ext 11
Housing and Rental Assistance – 406-377-3564
Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) – 406-377-3564

Transportation Assistance
Montana Medicaid Transportation(for medical purposes) (info re: mileage reimbursement) – 800-292-7114