YES Information

The State of Idaho is currently working to implement the Youth Empowerment Services (YES) system of care.  Because of YES, many exciting changes and improvements are happening in  children’s mental health services in our state. If you have questions, you can contact us using the Contact Us link.

Quick links for families:

  • News and Announcements - for updated information, resources, training and tools related to the YES project and system of care.
  • About YES - for resources, tools, brochures, calendar of events to help you understand and navigate the YES system of care. 
  • Resources and Training - links to brochures, fact sheets and handbooks, and a link to YES Training resources. 
  • Practice Manual - guide to YES that describes the new system of care and is a helpful resources for parents, youth, providers and others.
  • Contacts - find contact information for partners and others involved in YES, such as: Liberty Healthcare to schedule a mental health assessment,  Medicaid, Optum Idaho information to find a provider or learn more about being a network provider, Division of Behavioral Health's children's mental health program, State Department of Education, Idaho Juvenile Corrections, and more.
  • Comments/Questions/Feedback - we want to hear from you! Let us know if you need help or want to share your experience.
  • Concerns or Complaints Feedback - the voices of our community are an integral part of improving Idaho’s children’s mental health system and the Division of Behavioral Health (DBH) takes all concerns/complaints seriously. Families and youth are encouraged to bring such matters to our attention at any time, without fear of any adverse action for
    doing so.
  • Sign up for YES newsletter - receive monthly email newsletter on what's happening with the new system of care.

Remember YES is still in being implemented through 6/30/2019 and we are working hard to design resources that are family-centered and community-based.  Please check back often, as new information will be posted regularly and ask questions along the way if something is unclear.

Working together, we can empower the mental wellness of children, youth and their families!

Parent Network wants to hear from Parents!

Idaho Parent Network for Children's Mental Health is a volunteer organization of parents who have a child with mental health concerns and who want to help other parents find needed supports and resources. Access the Idaho Parent Network website for information about the group, resources, training and surveys.