Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline provides crisis intervention, emotional support, problem solving and referrals to local resources for persons at risk for suicide and for those concerned about them.



Our volunteers come from all walks of life and educational backgrounds. They communicate acceptance, respect and a desire to listen to and empower callers to find their own solutions. We have a variety of volunteer opportunities to match your interest and availability.

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Lori, a 34 year old Treasure Valley woman diagnosed with breast cancer, called the Hotline and stated she had lost everything. She recently had lost her job at a local bank, her house, her car, and her medical insurance. Lori had also lost her disability insurance and said she was running out of money... Read More

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Follow the link for the latest coverage of ISPH.   http://www.jrn.com/kivitv/news/Idaho-Suicide-Prevention-Hotline-trains-volunteers-on-how-to-deal-with-those-in-distress-284690171.html

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACTS: John Reusser, Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline, jreusser@mtnstatesgroup.org Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline celebrates 2nd anniversary by achieving 24/7 phone response. ISPH now recruiting for January/February 2015 Volunteer class BOISE, ID. (November 24, 2014) The Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline (1-800-273-TALK), a program of Mountain States Group, Inc. reaches its second anniversary of operations and expands hours to 24/7 phone response this Wednesday November 26, adding Sunday days and Sunday-Thursday overnight to its existing hours. With round the clock … read more

Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline takes 3,000th call, adds Friday and Saturday Overnight Shifts ISPH now recruiting for October Volunteer training class BOISE, ID. (September 19, 2014) The Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline (1-800-273-TALK), a program of Mountain States Group, Inc. continues to expand hours toward 24/7 coverage, adding weekend overnight shifts to its current Monday- Friday hours and has now taken over 3,000 calls since launching in November 2012. With expanded hours beginning this weekend, trained Idaho phone responders field even … read more