Managing the Holidays

The holidays can be a stressful time for many people. Families expand. Parents/grandparents/aunts and uncles - all want to spend some time with YOU! But, finding the time and energy to visit all those people can sometimes prove to be difficult. Then, if you manage to do just that...visit everyone - you may be faced with awkward or unwanted conversation. 

How do YOU handle relatives and their questions? How do you avoid WWIII?

Here are some tips that might get you started! Check out the link below:

Community Resources

The Help Center: Services include a 24 hour crisis/suicide hotline, referrals to community resources, telecare, Hearts and Homes, as well as the Sexual Assault Center (advocacy, counseling, community education). 


Haven: Support and assistance for families experiencing domestic violence. Services include: advocacy, 24-hour hotline, survivor support groups, and community education.


Montana 211: Resources, Services, and Disaster Information.  OR you may dial 2-1-1 from a Montana phone number. 


National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Montana:


The Montana Warm Line: Peer support over the phone. M-F 4pm-10pm, SAT-SUN 10am-10pm.


Alcoholics Anonymous:


Narcotics Anonymous:


Montana's Peer Network: information, education, support, and training for those in dual recovery (mental health and addiction).