Below are links to local and national resources for a variety of concerns, as well as a list of apps that can help you with everything from anxiety to sleep.

Wellness Apps

MindShift by Anxiety Disorders Association of British Columbia iOS or Android includes practices to help you relax, activities that encourage you to develop more beneficial ways of thinking, coping strategies around anxiety experiences, and anxiety checklists around certain situations (e.g., test anxiety, social fears, and letting go of perfectionism).

Self-help Anxiety Management by University of the West of England iOS includes information related to anxiety and how to better manage anxious experiences. It provides guided relaxation exercises, activities that teach coping techniques and strategies, and an anxiety tracker.

T2 Mood Tracker by T2 iOS or Android allows you to track your mood throughout the day and come to better understand how certain events or experiences may be impacting your mood. It comes pre-loaded with 6 tracking topics but can be customized to meet your needs.

Virtual Hope Box by National Center for Telehealth and Technology iOS provides simple tools to help individuals with coping, relaxation, distraction, and positive thinking. It can be customized with personal pictures, favorite quotes, music, videos of friends, and so on.

Circleof6 by Tech 4 Good iOS or Android allows you to program 6 of your trusted friends/families into the app, so that if you are ever in a risky situation you can discreetly tap your phone twice and an alert will be sent to them of your location. It also provides access to safety hotlines.

DoD Safe Helpline by Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN) iOS or Android provides tools and support to help individuals manage the short and long-term effects of sexual assault. Originally designed for individuals in the military.

Calm – Meditate, Sleep, Relax by Calm.com, Inc. iOS or Android includes programs to teach you how to meditate through guided imagery and relaxation exercises that aim to benefit sleep.

Smiling Mind by Smiling Mind iOS or Android Mindfulness meditation made easy with this app, which provides imaginative wellness practices for different age groups. It also includes a feeling tracker.

Websites

Dual Recovery Anonymous has information on local support groups that provide dependent, nonprofessional, 12-step, self-help memberships for individuals with a dual diagnosis.

Childhelp provides information on the Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline which can be reached at 1-800-422-4453.

Child Care Resource and Referral website provides information on the IdahoSTARS program whose goal is to lead the way in childcare in Idaho. IdahoSTARS empowers parents and early childhood professionals to make safe, healthy, nurturing and educational childcare top priority, in addition to improving early care and education practices in Idaho.

Idaho Care Line has important information that connects people in need with government, non-profit, and community resources. To contact an agent for assistance, call 2-1-1.

Idaho Suicide Hotline provides information on local and statewide suicide hotlines that provide aid and support in Idaho.

Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline is a program committed to the prevention of suicide through crisis intervention, emotional support, and resource referrals. Anyone can call or text 1-208-398-4357 to receive support.

S.A.F.E. Alternatives is a program that is dedicated to helping people successfully end self-injurious behavior. The hotline can be reached at 800-366-8288.

Suicide Prevention of the Inland Northwest (SPIN) is a program established to help implement strategies in alignment with the Idaho Suicide Prevention Plan (ISSP) and provide a more comprehensive approach to suicide prevention in Idaho to reduce our state’s suicide rate.

Suicide Prevention Lifeline for Deaf or Hard of Hearing provides information about the 24/7 Lifeline Network that is available for anyone in need of assistance.

Veterans Suicide Prevention Lifeline (VHA) connects you to a veterans’ crisis line with caring, qualified responders with the department of Veterans Affairs. They can be contacted by calling 1-800-273-8255 and pressing 1, texting 83855, or chatting online.

YWCA Lewiston Crisis Line focuses on improving the areas of racial justice and civil rights, empowerment and economic advance, and health and safety for women and girls. To contact the YWCA Lewiston Crisis Line call 208-746-9655.

LC State’s Accessibility Services Department provides reasonable accommodations to otherwise qualified disabled students in all college programs and activities and strives to maintain access to all aspects of a student’s education experience.

Alzheimer's and Related Disorders Association is dedicated to leading the way to end Alzheimer’s and other dementia by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.

American Diabetes Association provides information, resources, and updates regarding current research and practices regarding diabetes.

Eating Disorder Resources for College Students offers information about eating disorders, and resources about disordered eating and eating disorders.

Teen Health and Wellness provides contact information for national hotlines, helplines, and support lines for individuals searching for answers on health and wellness issues.

Celebrate Love in the LCV is a local LC Valley organization that organizes Valley safe zones and awards the Major Tom Community Spirit Award annually.

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Youth Resources you to Advocates for Youth, a program that works alongside thousands of young people in the U.S. and around the globe as they fight for sexual health, rights, and justice.

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender National Hotline is a hotline for people of all ages and can be contacted at 888-843-4564. The hotline provides a safe space for callers to confidentially and anonymously share issues, questions, or concerns.

The Trevor Project is an American non-profit organization founded in 1998 focused on suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning youth. Call the Trevor Lifeline at 866-488-7386 to speak confidentially with a trained counselor.

World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) provides a wealth of information regarding the standards of care around caring for a transgender individual’s health, resources for the trans community, and trans friendly provider information.

ULifeline Self Evaluator screens for thirteen of the most common mental health conditions that college students face. This screening does not provide a diagnosis, but identifies problems that could be impacting thoughts, feelings and behaviors.

Mental Health Services/Adult provides services for adults who have severe and persistent mental illness. To contact and set up services call 208-799-4440.

The LC State Student Counseling Center provides psychological assessment for students to assist in determining academic, occupational and personal mental health concerns and difficulties. For an appointment, please call 208-792-2211 or email [email protected]

National Domestic Violence this hotline is available 24/7 to talk confidentially with trained experts for anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationships. To contact an expert, call 1-800-799-7233.

National Sexual Assault Hotline connects you with a trained staff member from a sexual assault provider in your area. To contact a provider, call 800-656-4673.

Abortion Hotline provides information from the National Abortion Federation whose goal is to unite, represent, serve, and support abortion providers in delivering patient centered, evidence-based care. This website also provides information on local providers, information, and resources for patients seeking options.

AIDS Hotline provides resources and contact information for local support groups, as well as information on the latest HIV/AIDS research.

Aids Prevention Center Among Adolescents website provides facts, research, programs, resources, trainings, and news regards aids prevention among the adolescent population nationwide.

Post Abortion Help provides national and local resources and support for people suffering post abortion grief or individuals struggling to support a friend or family member post abortion.

Planned Parenthood Federation provides information on abortion services and referrals, birth control, sexual health, education, and men and women health services. An agent can be contacted online or by calling 1-800-230-PLAN.

STD Help Hotlines provides information on national and international hotlines that be contacted for individuals in need of support as well as resources, referrals, and support groups for individuals searching for support and information on STD’s.

Research Resources