Mental Health 

Crisis Situations

Call 608-784-4357 (HELP) and ask for Mobile Crisis

Help is available 24 hours/day and 7 days/week.  Immediate assistance will be provided as well as subsequent connection to additional services as needed. 

Community Resources

 Recovery Avenue (RAVE) :  Recovery focused drop-in center for adults living with mental illness.  Located in La Crosse and staffed by Peer Specialists and/or Peer Mentors to provide support and information on the recovery process.                                                                           No cost.  Contact Independent Living Resources for more information (608-787-1111) 

NAMI:  Non-profit dedicated to improving not only the lives of individuals with mental illness, but of the entire family.  Monthly meetings held in La Crosse.  A variety of family educational and support programs are offered.                                                                                   No cost.  No requirement to join NAMI.  Visit:

Coulee Council on Addictions:  Provides confidential assistance, education, and services to the community, individuals and families impacted by substance abuse and other addictions.  (608-784-4177)  Visit:

Solstice Warmline:  The Warmline is a Wisconsin based telephone service answered by people who have lived experience with mental illness and/or substance abuse issues and who are trained to support people during tough times.                                                               Available Monday-Friday, 4pm - 10pm; Saturday & Sunday, 2pm - 10pm.  (608-422-2383) 

Hopeline:  The Hopeline is a Wisconsin based text messaging service available to provide support and to help prevent crisis situations from developing.  Text "hopeline" to 741741.

Survivors of Suicide:  Support group for friends and families who have lost someone to suicide.                                                                     Contact Nancy (608-769-5007) or Mary (

La Crosse County Integrated Support and Recovery Services  

Offers outpatient mental health treatment, substance abuse clinic, case management & service facilitation programs