Law Enforcement, Community Members Wrap Up Crisis Intervention Team Training
Law enforcement officials in Montana’s fastest growing county say the number of mental health and substance misuse related calls to 911 is going up. Since 2009, a training program has been trying to help first responders work with mental health professionals to better assist people facing a crisis.
Programs, Providers Try To Fill Childcare Gap In Bozeman Area
Many parents in Montana are struggling to find affordable, high-quality care for their kids. Several providers in the Bozeman area are trying to fill that gap, including one that says it has a big economic impact on the region.
As HRDC Collects Public Input, Affordable Housing Projects Move Forward
A non-profit organization that serves more than 12,000 people in southwest Montana is updating its community needs assessment. It helps determine which projects get the green light and affects how millions of dollars are allocated. Communities across Park, Gallatin and Meagher Counties identified affordable housing as one of the top priorities in the last assessment three years ago.
Two Montana Youth Organizations Receive $250,000 For Suicide Prevention Project
The same week Big Brothers Big Sisters of Missoula announced it would close its doors Friday, the same organizations in Gallatin and Park and Sweet Grass Counties announced they had received a quarter-million-dollar grant to address youth suicide.