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Pocatello, ID Mental Health Resources

Mental Health Treatment and Resources in the Pocatello, ID Area

Mental health issues are widespread in the Pocatello, Idaho community.

Finding the right resources and treatment options is critical for people to properly manage their conditions. But unfortunately, not everyone knows where to look to get the help they need.

At Ashwood Recovery, we offer a high quality mental health treatment program. But we know that it is not always possible for people to get to our facility to get help. That is why we have this mental health resource page for the Pocatello area. We want people to know where to turn right in their own community.

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Mental Health Resources and Help in Pocatello, ID

There are several organizations that offer mental health services and support in Pocatello.

  • Mental health services through the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. They can assist people in accessing the care they need.
  • The substance use disorder services program through the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. This extension of the DoH offers help to those who suffer from drug or alcohol addictions.
  • Bannock County has a list of mental health support groups in Pocatello and other cities within the county.
  • The South East Idaho Behavioral Crisis Center offers crisis intervention services to individuals and families. Their services are free of charge.
  • Idaho 2-1-1 can be accessed by dialing 211 from any phone. They provide helpful information about health and human services in Idaho.
  • NAMI-Idaho is a part of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, and advocacy group. They can assist mental health patients with getting treatment and support.
  • Promise is the name of a private mental health program located in Boise, Idaho. They offer day treatment services for a number of acute and severe mental health issues.

The Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline can be reached by calling (208) 398-4357 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Texting is also available at this number Monday through Friday between the hours of 3 pm and midnight.

Alternatively, people can also call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.

Please note that a mental health emergency should never be ignored. Professional help and intervention is often needed. Please call 911 immediately.

Mental Health Support Groups in Pocatello, ID

It can be so helpful to talk with others who are facing similar challenges. There are many support groups available in Pocatello for just that reason.

TLocal therapists often hold their own, private support groups to help people cope with depression symptoms. Another option is the NAMI Treasure Valley Online Peer Support Group on Facebook. Additional groups can be found on the Empower Idaho website.

Veterans should consider contacting the Pocatello VA outpatient clinic to get information about PTSD support groups.

Another option is a website called Feeling Kinda Blue. This is a community of people who give and receive support for a number of mental health issues, including PTSD. offers information about eating disorder support groups in Pocatello. Overeaters Anonymous is another option, and they offer face-to-face, online and telephone meetings.

There is an emotional support group meeting behind held the second Tuesday of each month at Life, Inc. at 7 pm.

Pass the Anxietea is a Meetup group that regularly communicates online and with physical meetings.

Pocatello residents can attend one of many AA or NA meetings in their local community. Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous have helped millions of people overcome their addictions.

ADHD of Treasure Valley is a Meetup group that offers support to adults with this condition.

The Hope and Recovery Resource Center offers support groups to help people who struggle with ADD/ADHD as well.

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Our Mental Health Facility

Ashwood Recovery is located in Boise, Idaho. We are about a 3.5 hour drive from Pocatello. We also offer online services.

We treat many mental health conditions at our facility. Some of them include:

  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Social phobia/social anxiety disorder
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Substance abuse
  • PTSD
  • Schizophrenia
  • Mood disorders
  • Sleep disorders
  • OCD
  • Self-harming behaviors

The Promise Program: Offering Mental Health Treatment for People in Pocatello

The Promise Program is our partial hospitalization/day treatment program for clients suffering with mental health issues. Our staff members include nurses, therapists, psychiatrists and psychologists. It is a small program to allow our clients to maximize the time they get to spend with staff.

All of our clients have daily contact with our medical staff. They regularly meet with a psychiatrist for medication management services, and we only recommend medications that are non-addictive.

Clients participate in therapy sessions both one-on-one and in group settings. They also benefit from our varied curriculum, which may include:

  • Music therapy
  • Trauma therapy
  • Art therapy
  • Yoga/Thai Chi
  • Skill building
  • Goal planning and management
  • Mental health education

Of course all of our clients are individuals with their own needs during treatment. We carefully put together treatment plans that will address those needs. This ensures that our clients get the type of care that will benefit them the most.

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Learn More About Pocatello, Idaho’s Mental Health Resources

At Ashwood Recovery, we understand how important mental health is. So many of our clients battle serious mental health issues, and the Promise Program allows us to concentrate our efforts on helping them.

Do you struggle because of mental health symptoms? Have you recently completed an inpatient stay, but you need help transitioning back into your everyday life? We are here to provide you with the help and support you need.

There has never been a better time to get help for your mental health issues. Contact us today to talk with us about resources or options for treatment.

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