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