Meridian, ID Mental Health Resources and Options for Treatment

Mental health issues are widespread here in Meridian, Idaho. Fortunately, the appropriate resources and treatment options are fairly easy to find in the local area.

At Ashwood Recovery, we provide outpatient mental health treatment for our clients. But we understand that it is not always feasible for people to make it to our facility. That is why we have come up with this page as a helpful resource to those seeking mental health resources in the Meridian area.

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Meridian Mental Health Resources and Hotlines

For those who live in Meridian, there are several options for mental health treatment and support.

The Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline is available 24/7. It can be reached by dialing (208) 398-4357. It is also possible to receive text support at this number Monday through Friday from 3 pm to midnight.

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is another option. They can be reached by dialing 1-800-273-8255.

  • Idaho 2-1-1 – Idaho 2-1-1 provides health and human services information. This is a hotline that can be reached by dialing 211 from any phone. They are available 24/7.
  • NAMI-Idaho – The National Alliance on Mental Illness – Idaho is an advocacy group that offers mental health services and information to Idaho residents.
  • The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare – This is a government organization that offers state-funded mental health services to Idaho residents.
  • The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Substance Use Disorder Services Program – many people who struggle with mental health issues also battle drug or alcohol abuse. This program helps people get the treatment they need.
  • The Children’s Mental Health Crisis/Intake Line – Parents who are concerned about the mental health of their children can dial (208) 334-0981 to get support and assistance.
  • The Promise Mental Health Day Treatment Program – This is an intensive, comprehensive mental health treatment program that provides partial hospitalization services. It is specifically tailored for those who need continued support and stabilization following inpatient treatment.

Mental Health Support Groups in the Meridian Area

Anyone who lives in the Meridian area has access to the multiple mental health support groups that are available. There are physical groups to attend as well as those that are held online or by phone.

St. Alphonsus Hospital offers several groups that might be beneficial for someone who struggles with anxiety. Their groups are broken down into various topics, which can be even more helpful.

Meetups lists several meetings that could be of interest to people with anxiety. One of them is called Pass the Anxietea, which has more than 100 members and meets in person and online.

Boise State University has several options for support groups and other types of help for students and members of the community.

The organization, Feeling Kinda Blue, offers support to people who have PTSD, as well as other mental health issues. It is free to join their site and participate in groups and meetings.

St. Luke’s Hospitals and Clinics can provide support to families with children who have ADD/ADHD. They can also assist adults who struggle with this condition.

ADHD of Treasure Valley is a Meetup group that is still fairly small, but they offer a lot of support to people with ADHD.

The PEER Wellness Center can be a great resource for anyone looking for a support group. They have meetings that can help with specific mental health issues, such as depression. Local therapists may also hold groups on their own.

Anyone who is interested in joining an online support group for depression should consider the NAMI Treasure Valley Online Peer Support Group on Facebook.

The SARMC Family Center offers an eating disorder group from 7:30 pm to 9 pm on Monday evenings. They can be reached by calling (208) 367-7380.

Additional support groups can be found by visiting the Eating Disorder Referral & Information Center.

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What to do in a Mental Health Emergency

If a mental health emergency is suspected, call 911 right away to get help. This means that the individual could be a harm to themselves or to someone else. They may be voicing suicidal thoughts or acting in dangerous ways.

  • St. Luke’s Meridian Medical Center – (208) 706-5000
  • St. Alphonsus Emergency Department – (208) 367-5355
  • Ada County Non-Emergency Police Dispatch – (208) 377-6790
  • Idaho Department of Health & Welfare – 211

Our Mental Health Facility in Meridian

Ashwood Recovery is located in Boise, which is just a 15 minute drive from Meridian. We offer mental health services as well as addiction treatment.

About the Promise Program: Offering Mental Health Treatment in the Meridian Area

Our Promise program is designed to specifically target the mental health needs of our clients. Our focus is on treating:

  • Anxiety disorders
  • Panic disorders
  • Self-harming behaviors
  • Depression
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Eating disorders
  • ADD/ADHD
  • OCD
  • Mood disorders
  • Bipolar personality disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Social anxiety
  • PTSD
  • Sleep disorders

Our clients are those who have acute psychotic and severe mental health issues. Promise is a day treatment program that provides intensive care to help transition people back into their daily lives. We provide:

  • Trauma therapy
  • Music therapy
  • Art therapy
  • Processing groups
  • Goal setting and evaluation
  • Yoga/Thai Chi
  • Skill building classes
  • Mental health education
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Learn More About the Meridian Area’s Mental Health Resources

At Ashwood Recovery, we know that so many people suffer with mental health symptoms without getting treatment. There are a lot of helpful resources available in Meridian for people to access. They only need to know where to look.

Do you need mental health services? Contact us today to learn more about the resources that are available in Meridian.

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