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Bluebirds High School & Middle School Support Groups

The Bluebirds Adolescent Mental Health and Suicidality Support Group, is a NAMI-WRV sponsored adolescent mental health and suicidality peer-support group and club for 6th-12th grade, with an emphasis on social-emotional learning through engaging activities with community partners!

Wood River High School

Wood River Middle School

Silver Creek Alternative School

Carey High School

Hemingway STEAM Middle School

Fridays: NAMI-Swiftsure Mental Health Equine Therapy @ Swiftsure Therapeutic Ranch. 9:15-11:15 (6-8th grade), 11:45-1:45 (9-12th grade). Registration and paperwork required to participate in NAMI-Swiftsure program.

Contact our programs coordinator, Brittany Shipley, at, 208-720-4004, regarding enrolling your adolescent in the program today!


If you live outside the Wood River Valley and have questions about starting your own group, please contact Christina Cernansky, executive director, at 208-481-0686 or, on how to get things going in your community!

You can read the Mountain Express article about the history of the Bluebirds, created by then high school sophomore, Amber Leyba-Castle.

NAMI WRV Bluebirds Summer Program


Check back soon for more info on next summer!

Bluebirds Summer Camp—Join us for our third annual summer camp, where we have fun with games, activities, social emotional learning, and connection for 6-12 graders.

TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS | 10:00 am-1:00 pm (6th-8th
graders) and 12:00-3:00 pm (9th-12th graders)

From June 2 to August 6 - Drop-ins welcome!

For more information call Brittany Shipley, 208-720-4004,