The implementation of the Jeff D Settlement has transitioned into YES – Youth Empowerment Services. Check out the new webpage that provides information about the Children’s Mental Health Reform (CMHR) Project which is developing a new system of care for Idaho children and youth with Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED).






Parent Webinar Series

March Parent Webinar

Wednesday, March 8th  9:30 AM MST

The Price of Silence – A Mom’s Perspective on Mental Illness”.

Join us for a discussion with Liza Long regarding her book “The Price of Silence”.

Liza is an author, educator, and mother of four children based in Boise, Idaho. Her book was a 2015 “Books for a Better Life” award winner. Since her 2012 essay “I Am Adam Lanza’s Mother” went viral, she has appeared on the Today Show, Good Morning America, Erin Burnett Out Front, Anderson Cooper 360, Dr. Oz, the Diane Rehm Show, NPR’s Weekend Edition, and other programs. She is currently a full time instructor at the College of Western Idaho.


Idaho Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health is a family-run nonprofit organization that actively promotes and seeks solutions for mental health well being for our children and youth. We work with government, nonprofit, and for-profit organizations for the needs of children with emotional, behavioral, and mental disorders and their families. We are a chapter of the National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health.

shutterstock_107801486Federation support is always free of cost; we work hard to provide information and referral, informal support, education and advocacy to families. Read More   shutterstock_112984447   Youth M.O.V.E National is a youth led national organization devoted to improving services and systems that support positive growth and development by uniting the voices of individuals who have lived experience in various systems including mental health, juvenile justice, education, and child welfare Read More