Get to know YES
The YES Practice Manual is a handbook for youth, families, and providers on the different parts of the YES system of care. If you are interested in exploring services and supports this begins on p. 34.
The Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) is a communications tool that helps families tell their stories in a way that is used to identify unmet needs and areas of strength for the child and their unique family system.
Wraparound is a care coordination process intended to help youth who may be at risk for needing more intense and restrictive services, including out of home placements. It is also intended to help youth who are transitioning home from more intense and restrictive services.
YES Youth Workbook
This workbook is designed to help you organize your thoughts about who you are and what you want. As you start working on your very own coordinated care plan, you have the chance to tell all of the people who will help you what you like, what you want to avoid, and how you want to work towards your goals.
YES Family Workbook
This workbook is designed to help you organize your thoughts and ideas before starting the coordinated care planning process with your child and family, including preparing for your Child and Family Team meetings or the Wraparound process. Please write all over this workbook, draw on it, add notes, and make it yours. You can always print more copies, or add more pages if you need more room.
Crisis and Safety Plan Video
A short video talking about crisis and safety plans
Crisis and Safety Planning
A useful document to help you begin to think through crisis and safety plan creation.
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
- Find your regional office location
- Children’s Behavioral Health: Advocacy, Support, and Resources
- YES Concern and Complaint Form
YES (Youth Empowerment Services): YES is a system of care for youth in Idaho under 18 who may benefit from mental health support. YES uses a youth and family-centered, team-based, and strengths focused approach for early identification, treatment planning, and implementation of mental health care.
Parent Network: This volunteer organization created by parents and for parents of children with mental health concerns.
Idaho Antitrafficking Coalition: You can text or call this number and find a case manager.
Idaho Parents Unlimited: IPUL supports, empowers, educates and advocates to enhance the quality of life for Idahoans with disabilities and their families.
National Alliance on Mental Illness Idaho- Find your local chapter.
Idaho Anti-trafficking Coalition
Northwest PANDAS/PANS Network (NWPPN)
A local non-profit serving children diagnosed with PANDAS/PANS and their families. PANDAS/PANS are post-infectious neuroinflammatory disorders that cause a normally functioning child to have an abrupt onset of of psychiatric symptoms, eating restrictions and/or tics. Visit their website to learn how 1 in 200 children are affected by these disorders.
Under Idaho Resources: Crush the Curve Idaho online directory
211 Careline (a free, statewide, community information and referral service which is a program of the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program)
Wright Yellow pages for kids: (find a variety of services throughout Idaho)
Bright by Text: text IDAHOFAMILY to 274448 free age appropriate tips and activities for parents of young children
Parents as Teachers
- Idaho North Central District
- Panhandle Health District
- Central Health District
- Southeastern Idaho Public Health
- In Eastern Idaho
Department of Education – Special Education
Idaho Parents Unlimited IPUL supports, empowers, educates and advocates to enhance the quality of life for Idahoans with disabilities and their families.
National Federation of Families
Association for Treatment and Training in the Attachment of Children
Children’s and Adults Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Child Mind: Transforming Children’s Mental health
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration
SAMHSA’s National Helpline – treatment referral and information services