Mental Health Mental Health January 2019 - Addressing Youth Behavioral Problems The Montana Prevention Needs Assessment (MPNA) gathers information about youth’s knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors towards alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. Research shows that identifying risk factors and protective factors are critical in preventing youth behavioral health problems. To help you understand the unique risk and prevention factors in your community, visit the Montana Social Indicators Data System. April 2018 - Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Treatment Approximately 64,000 Montanans have a substance abuse disorder (SUD); a chronic relapsing disease that changes the brain structure and function, potentially leading to harmful behaviors. SUD is treatable and can successfully be managed with a combination of medication, individualized behavioral counseling, skills training, and relapse prevention. The first step to recovery is to seek treatment; call 1-800-662-HELP (4357) to find a behavioral health provider in your area.