If you are at imminent risk for self-harm please go to the Madison Memorial Emergency Room. For individuals who are at risk for harming themselves or are having a similar significant crisis, please dial 211 to access the Idaho Careline and be prepared to select Option 3. For students who are actively meeting with a BYU-Idaho counselor and are at risk for harming themselves or having a similar significant crisis, please call 208-496-HELP (208-496-4357.)

Overview

Do I Need Medication?

Mental health problems can be a complicated mixture of genetics, life experiences, and biology. Many people will do well with counseling or with the self-help programs in TAO. However, for some people, medications can be a great help. You may have many worries about medications and concerns about whether they would be appropriate in your situation. The resources below may be helpful for you.

(The following resources are not created, maintained, or controlled by BYU-Idaho and are intended to serve as an educational resource. BYU-Idaho does not endorse any content that is not in keeping with university policy or doctrines and teaching of the Church.)

Additional Resources