Deer Lodge 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 to 741-741 to text with a Crisis Counselor

Psychiatric Help
Montana 211 (information for nearby services) – 406-586-3333
Western Montana Mental Health Center – 406-563-3413
Tatiana Caddell – 406-693-7142 
Lee Simes – 406-693-7107
Veteran’s Administration – 800-827-1000
AWARE Inc – 406-563-8117
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 – 877-887-5016
Montana 211 (information for a varity of services and volunteering opportunities) – Dial 211 or – 406-586-3333
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
National Suicide Prevention Line800-273-8255
Drug Abuse Rehabilitation and Treatment Information – 866-872-6790
Drug Abuse Hotline (24 hours) – 877-297-6346
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 – 877-706-7598
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
County Health Department – 406-563-7863
Montana Medicaid – 406-563-3448
Healthy Montana Kids Health Coverage – 1-877-543-7669
Medicaid Help Line – 406-563-3448
Medicare Information – 800-633-4227
Montana Mental Health Services Plan – 406-444-9330
Big Sky RX- Medicare Prescription Assistance – 1-866-369-1233
Partnership for Prescription Assistance – 1-888-477-2669

Legal Assistance
Montana Legal Services – 800-666-6899
Disability Rights Montana – 800-245-4743
County Sheriff – 406-563-5241
Police Department  (non-emergency) – 406-563-5241
Public Defender’s Office – 406-496-6380
County Attorney – 406-563-4019
Child and Family Services (Child Abuse) – 406-563-7051 
Child and Elder Abuse Help Line – 1 (866) 820-5437
Protective Services for Adults (Elder Abuse) – 406-563-3448 ext 209
Montana Mental Disabilities Board of Visitors (For complaints about quality of care) – 800-332-2272

Financial Assistance
Offices of Public Assistance (DPHHS) (locations for each county) – 406-563-3448
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) – 406-563-3448
Temporary Assistance for Needy Family (TANF)– including childcare scholarships – 406-563-3448
Social Security Administration – 800-772-1213
Disability Determination Services – 800-545-3054
Community Food Banks – 406-563-3842
Vocational Rehabilitation – 877-296-1757

Housing Assistance
Section 8 Low Income Housing Assistance – 800-761-6264
Montana Fair Housing – 800-929-2611
Montana Home Choice – 800-929-2611
Housing and Rental Assistance – 406-496-4975
Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) – 406-496-4975
Anaconda Housing Authority – 406-563-2921

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