Feeling down, anxious, or stressed?

Free online help is here for Montanans

Thrive by Waypoint Health is a confidential online program for people who want to take charge of their emotional well-being to lead happier, more satisfying lives. It teaches skills from cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) a method that has helped many people deal with stress, depression and anxiety.

In Thrive by Waypoint Health, you’ll learn CBT skills that may help you communicate more confidently, think more constructively, and do more activities that make you feel good. Through videos and tailored feedback, you may gain insight into how you're doing now and track your gains as you make progress.

How to get started

Adult Montanans who have broadband Internet access can now use Thrive by Waypoint Health free of charge.

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In a recent clinical trial with men and women from 41 Montana counties, people who got access to Thrive by Waypoint Health improved significantly more on symptoms of depression, anxiety, and emotional resilience than those who didn’t get access.

Thrive is developed by Waypoint Health Innovations, a leader in digital behavioral health.

Access to Thrive* by Waypoint Health is sponsored by the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (MT DPHHS). MT DPHHS and Montana State University’s Center for Mental Health Research and Recovery have partnered with Waypoint Health Innovations to provide this powerful resource to adult Montanans free of charge.

*This project is neither endorsed by nor affiliated with the non-profit Bozeman-based, social service corporation named “Thrive”; you can learn more about this distinct organization and their programs and services at allthrive.org.

More Resources

To find out about resources in the state and your area, please visit the Montana Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness or Montana 2-1-1. You can also access Montana 2-1-1 by dialing 211 from any phone. If you ever think you might hurt yourself, call 911, go to an emergency room, or call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) right away.

If you have questions, send us an email at msuthrive@montana.edu