Resilient Wisconsin: Locate Help and Support

It’s important to know that you’re never alone when facing hard times. Help and support are always within reach. In fact, asking for help is a great step towards building resilience. With so many services available, it can be difficult to navigate.  Resilient Wisconsin is committed to pointing you in the right direction.  

 

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Where you can reach out 

Many free support resources are available to anyone in need. 

Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
988

Crisis Text Line
Text HOPELINE to 741741

For caregivers

Eldercare Locator
Find help in your community
800-677-1116

Caregiver Help Desk
Support to keep you and your loved ones safe
855-227-3640
 

For essential and frontline workers

COPLINE
Support from retired law enforcement officers who understand the stressors of law enforcement careers
800-267-5463

Physician Support Line
Support for doctors facing mental health challenges
888-409-0141

For farmers and farm families

Wisconsin Farm Center
Support for farmers and their families
800-942-2474

24/7 Farmer Wellness Hotline
Connect with a licensed mental health professional
888-901-2558

For the LGBTQ+ community

LGBT National ​Hotline
888-843-4564

PRISM Program (LGBTQ Youth)
608-336-7974

Trans Lifeline
877-565-8860

The Trevor Project for LGBTQ Youth
866-488-7386
Text START to 678678

For parents and families

Boys Town National Hotline
Connect with a counselor
800-448-3000
Text VOICE to 20121

National Parent Helpline
Get emotional support from a trained advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent
855-427-2736

For people with mental health concerns

Hotlines and helplines

Wisconsin Peer-Run Respites
Speak with someone who knows what you are going through

  • Iris Place: 920-815-3217
  • La Crosse Lighthouse:  608-519-1489 
  • Monarch House: 715-505-5641
  • Parachute House: 414-877-5918
  • Solstice House: 608-244-5077

Wisconsin Peer Recovery Centers
Speak with someone who knows what you are going through

  • Cornucopia: 608-249-7477
  • The Friendship Connection: 608-339-6810
  • The Gathering Place: 920-430-9187
  • Kaleidoscope Center: 715-231-3055
  • NAMI Welcome Center: 262-339-1235
  • Our Space: 414-383-8921
  • RAVE Recovery Avenue: 608-785-9615
  • The Wellness Shack: 715-855-7705

 

 

NAMI Helpline
Get support for mental health concerns
800-950-NAMI (6264)

Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
Speak with a counselor
988

Schizophrenia and Related Disorders Alliance of America
Support for people impacted by psychosis
800-493-2094

Milwaukee Warmline
Support for people living with a mental health concern
414-777-4729


Virtual meetings

All Wisconsin counties have a behavioral health crisis hotline. Find the phone number for your county.

For people with substance use concerns

Helplines and hotlines

Wisconsin Addiction Recovery Helpline
Connect with support services in your area
833-944-4673

Wisconsin Peer Recovery Centers
Speak with someone who knows what you are going through

  • Coulee Recovery Center: 608-784-4177
  • Lighthouse Recovery Community Center: 920-374-4433
  • Waushara SHINES: 920-787-9095

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Find treatment services in your community
800-662-HELP


Virtual meetings

12 Steps.org
Find tools and resources for 12-step recovery program participants

Adult Children of Alcoholics
Support for people who grew up with harmful substance use in the home

Al-Anon Electronic Meetings
Find online meetings for those affected by alcoholism in a family member or friend

Alcoholics Anonymous Online Intergroup
Find meetings and recovery resources for people living with alcohol use disorder

Crystal Meth Anonymous
Support for people seeking recovery from methamphetamine addiction

Cocaine Anonymous Online
Support for people seeking recovery from cocaine addiction

Families Anonymous Virtual Meetings
Support for those affected by a loved one’s harmful substance use

Heroin Anonymous
Support for people in recovery from heroin addiction

In The Rooms
Find meetings for those recovering from addiction and related issues

LGBTteetotaler
Support for queer and trans people in recovery

Marijuana Anonymous
Support for people seeking recovery from marijuana addiction

Narcotics Anonymous
Support for people seeking recovery from opioid addiction

Recovery Dharma
Support for people on their path of recovery from addiction using Buddhist practices and principles

Refuge Recovery Online Meetings
Find recovery support meetings

SMART Recovery
Participate in meetings, peer message boards, and 24/7 live chat

Sober Mommies
Support for mothers in and contemplating recovery from substance use/misuse (Facebook group)

Wisconsin Voices for Recovery
Participate in twice weekly meetings for all people in recovery

All Wisconsin counties have a behavioral health crisis hotline. Find the phone number for your county.

For people not safe at home

Services and supports are available to people who are unsafe in their home or experiencing violence in any way.

For service members and veterans

R&R House
Speak with a veteran who understands what you are going through
262-336-9540

Veterans Crisis Line
Support for veterans struggling to cope with life's challenges
988, press 1

For youth and young adults

TEEN LINE
Support for teens experiencing a mental health challenge
Text TEEN to 839863

Your Life, Your Voice
Connect with a counselor
800-448-3000
Text VOICE to 20121

 

Apps for mindfulness and well-being

  • Calm: Variety of meditation exercises and relaxing soundtracks organized by topic (stress, anxiety, sleep, focus, etc.).
  • Happify: Science-based activities and games to overcome worries and stress.
  • Headspace: Sets of guided meditations aimed at tackling problems related to stress, anxiety, sleeplessness, and relationships.
  • Healthy Minds: Translates neuroscience into tools for everyday life using mindfulness practices and podcast style lessons.
  • Insight Timer: Guided meditation app with a variety of mindfulness and meditation practices targeting stress, anxiety, and insomnia.
  • Recovery Path: Personalized evidence-based prevention and intervention strategies for people struggling with or recovering from substance use.
  • Ten Percent Happier: Large selection of guided meditations and mindfulness practices.
  • Stop, Breathe & Think: Guided meditation and mindfulness.
Last Revised: August 13, 2022