Department of Public Health and Human Services

Home » Health in the 406 » Health in the 406 Archive » Mental Health

Mental Health

Mental Health

Health in the 406 banner

 September 2016 - Suicide Prevention

May 19th, 2016 - National Prevention Week: Suicide Prevention

  • DPHHS is promoting a new text message tool available for Montanans in crisis; text mt to the Crisis Text Line at 741-741 and be connected to a crisis counselor.
  • Over the past ten years suicide was the second leading cause of death for children ages 10-14, adolescents ages 15-24 and adults ages 25-44. In 2014, Montana had the highest number of suicide deaths per capita for all of the United States with 251 deaths and a rate of 24.5 per 100,000 population.
  • Follow the link for an easy way to remember the warning signs of suicideIS PATH WARM?