Local Resources

Crisis hotlines, warm lines, treatment services, etc within Dane County and throughout Wisconsin



2-1-1 is a 24-hour, simple, free way to connect all people in need with vital human services for everyday life or in times of crisis. By dialing 2-1-1 anywhere in the state of Wisconsin, people are linked to information about local resources, from both government and nonprofit organizations.

Emergency Services Unit (Dane County)

Call 608-280-2600 24-hours a day for crisis intervention and stabilization services

ESU services include responses to suicide attempts and situations that include a high-risk threat to self and/or others; short term outpatient stabilization and case management until a transfer can be made to long term services; treatment for acute psychiatric problems; gate keeping of hospital and institutional admissions; monitoring of hospitalized clients; crisis stabilization services; consultation to other community professionals, including law enforcement; and survivor of suicide services to those affected by a death by suicide




HOPELINE, by the Center for Suicide Awareness, is a text-in (versus voice call-in) free service for help and hope. HOPELINE is the Emotional Support Text Line in the State of Wisconsin and provides service throughout the entire state.

HOPELINE's purpose is to offer emotional support and resources before situations rise to crisis level. Texts received reflect struggles with breakups, job loss, bullying, LGBTQ issues, parental issues, school, friends, relationship issues or any struggle a person is experiencing.

Eating Disorder Support Network

Individual OP and FREE group services to people struggling with eating disorders in the Madison area.



Rogers Memorial Hospital

Support for children, adolescents and adults with a variety of mental health issues at different levels of care including residential, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient and inpatient. Call 800-767-4411 for a free phone screening if you are interested in learning more about their services and whether or not they are the right fit for you or your loved one. 

Walden Living 

Walden Living is a unique recovery oriented transitional living program that gives individuals with eating and anxiety disorders, as well as individuals struggling with the development of effective living skills, the opportunity to live in a safe and specialized environment



Aloria Health

Eating disorder specific treatment in Milwaukee, WI providing Intensive Outpatient (IOP), Day Treatment/Partial Hospitalization, and Residential treatment.

NAMI Dane County

NAMI Dane County is the founding chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by mental illness. The mission of NAMI Dane County is to support and empower everyone touched by mental illness. We commit to eliminate stigma and nurture recovery through education, support, advocacy, and outreach.


REDI Clinic

Wauwatosa, WI

The REDI Clinic is the only comprehensive outpatient treatment center in Southeastern Wisconsin that provides psychiatric consultation and treatment, eating disorder specific psychotherapy, nutritional counseling, and family therapy for children, adolescents, and adults with eating disorders. 

With two nationally recognized psychiatrists, experienced therapists, dietitians, and psychiatric nurses all specializing in treating eating disorders in one location, we are able to coordinate treatment plans with clients, their families, and each member of our multi-disciplinary team seamlessly.