Crisis hotlines, warm lines, treatment services, etc within Dane County and throughout Wisconsin
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.
Individual OP and FREE group services to people struggling with eating disorders in the Madison area.
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.
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.