Resource Types

Mental Health

Mental health services are available for those experiencing short-term emotional turmoil as well as for people with long-standing illnesses such as depression.  Western Montana has a large number of private practitioners as well as organized group practices and clinics that offer mental health services. View Mental Health Resources

Native American Services

Missoula is considered an Urban Indian Center – people from many tribes and reservations come to Missoula for work, education, or family. The Missoula Indian Center, the Native American Student Services at UM, and Missoula County Public Schools’ Title VII Program help bridge the gap created by relocating from reservations to urban life by functioning […]

Naturopathic Medicine

Naturopathic medicine is a distinct health care profession, emphasizing prevention and treatment through the use of safe, effective and cost-effective natural therapies that support your inherent self-healing capacity. Naturopathic medicine has been a licensed profession in the US since the 1930’s and has enjoyed a significant resurgence in response to public demand in the last […]

Nursing Homes

For a complete list of nursing homes outside of Missoula, contact the Ombudsman program nearest you by calling 1-800-551-3191 for the closest Area Agency on Aging.  The ombudsman program can also provide consumer tip sheets for help in choosing the right facility.

Nutrition Services

Nutrition services are available to meet the needs of people of all ages and varying health conditions. Proper nutrition is critical for promoting good health, and for preventing and managing disease. Optimum nutrition is a daily concern from the moment of conception through our senior years. Adopting healthy eating patterns is the recommended way to […]


IN THIS SECTION: • Prevention Overview • Preventive Services • Cancer Screening for Early Detection: Breast, Cervical (Pap & HPV),Colorectal, Prostate & Skin • Chronic diseases: diabetes, heart disease and stroke • Fitness and Weight • Genetic Testing • HIV & Hepatitis Testing • Immunizations • Tobacco Other sections in the Health Resource Guide that […]

Primary & Specialty Care Providers

Most often primary care is provided by a family practitioner, pediatrician, or an internist. There are also providers of health care other than physicians who render primary care services. Such providers may include nurse practitioners (NP) and physician assistants (PA) who collaborate with physicians concerning a patient’s health care. A personal primary care provider serves […]

Reconstructive & Cosmetic Surgery

Reconstructive surgery is performed to reconstruct areas of the body that are abnormal due to congenital defects, illness or trauma. Patients undergo reconstructive surgery to improve bodily function or to restore a normal appearance. Cosmetic surgery is elective; patients choose to reshape normal body features in order to enhance their appearance and self-esteem. To make […]