24-Hour Crisis 800-273-8255
& Suicide Prevention Hotline

Self-Help Resources

Advance Directives

Any adult client who is capable has the right to make a declaration of preferences or instructions regarding their mental health treatment. An Advance Directive is a declaration that allows, or disallows, mental health treatment. You can find an example of an Advance Directive form at https://le.utah.gov/xcode/Title62A/Chapter15/C62A-15S1004_1800010118000101.pdf

  • Circle of Security (COS)
    Offers specialized support and resources that address the unique challenges of parenting children who have been traumatized or have attachment difficulties.
  • Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation
    Research-based website for parents of children with bipolar disorder that offers parents the latest information as well as parent-to-parent mentorship. Access to the site requires an annual fee.
  • Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)
    Provides free information on depression and bipolar disorder, as well as listings to more than 1,000 patient support groups across the country.
  • Open Excellence
    Global community foundation website that provides the infrastructure for interested parties to pool resources to fund recovery-based programs and research.
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
    Offers free resources for a variety of mental health challenges.
  • Mentalhelp.net
    Provides comprehensive mental health and illness information on topics such as depression, bipolar disorder, suicide, anxiety, addiction, schizophrenia and more.
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
    Offers self-help support and advocacy resources and information for consumers, families and friends of people with severe mental illnesses. NAMI is a not-for-profit, grassroots organization.
  • National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
    Provides information from the federal agency that conducts and supports research on mental illnesses.
  • Mental Health America (MHA)
    Community-based, non-profit website promoting mental health, preventing mental disorders and achieving victory over mental illnesses through advocacy, education, research and service.
  • National Runaway Safeline (NRS)
    Here to listen. Here to help. Provides resources, information and support to keep America’s runaway, homeless and at-risk youth safe and off the streets.
  • University of Virginia Health System (Adult Mental Health)
    Published by the University of Virginia (UVA), this site includes links to a comprehensive list of many diagnosable mental illnesses in adults.
  • University of Virginia Health System (Child and Adolescent Mental Health)
    Published by the University of Virginia (UVA), this site includes links to many diagnosable mental illnesses in children and adolescents.
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Bear River Mental Health Services, Inc. is a National Health Service Corps approved site.
No one will be denied access to services, due to inability to pay.
There is a discounted/sliding fee schedule available for those who qualify.