If you or a loved one is in a mental health crisis, call the 24/7 number above and they provide non-judgmental guidance on how to handle the situation and where to turn for help. They will help anyone who calls, regardless of their insurance status. · Learn about emergency services provided by Journey Mental Health.
Dial “211” and select number “3” The Addiction Recovery Hotline is accessed through United Way’s 211 center. The United Way 211 center provides information to many social service providers in the local area. Simply dial “211”, then #3.
Call SOAR to reach a caring professional who can provide aid when in need of someone to talk to, but it is not an immediate crisis. Please note, you may need to leave a message for the staff member to get back to you if they are helping another individual.
If you do not have insurance, but need mental health care, Recovery Dane can help you.
The mission of NAMI Dane County is to provide education, support, and advocacy for people affected by mental illness in Dane County. NAMI programs should not be used to replace the specialized training and professional judgment of mental health professionals. They cannot, and do not, assume the role of a physician or therapist.
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the mental health version of a basic first aid training. Participants learn to recognize and respond to the warning signs of mental and substance use disorders. They also learn to link people with appropriate treatment. MHFA increases the understanding that mental illnesses are real, common, and treatable.