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Help finding help

It’s important to take care of your well-being – physically and mentally.

We understand both physical and mental struggles, and we hope this resource helps you find the support you need to help you get through this challenging time. If you are in an emergency situation, please call 911.

Feeling overwhelmed?

When you’re looking for help, it can be overwhelming. If you aren’t sure where to start, call, text or chat 211. 211 provides easy access to many different community programs and resources.

  • For quick assistance dial 211 or text your zip code to 898211. A support personnel will help you find services that are available in your area.
  • Otherwise, visit the 211 website and enter your zip code to find out what is available in your area.


Feeling hopeless?

Many of us are struggling and it’s important to know, you are not alone. There are people who can help. If you’re having thoughts of suicide, seek professional help right away.


Feeling sad, anxious or mad? Not sure what you’re feeling?

Whether it’s loss, grief or you’re just not sure, you have a right to feel what you are feeling. If you’re dealing with loss, it’s important to understand why and how you are grieving. Grief can look like crying, but it can also look like anger, anxiety, sleeplessness, hopefulness, changes in appetite moodiness and irritability. We need to allow ourselves to feel these emotions and grieve. Once you allow yourself to feel what you are feeling, then find healthy ways to express those feelings. Click here for more tips from Prevea Behavioral Care.

Additional resources and hotlines

You take care of yourself and your loved ones. It’s not easy. Find assistance anywhere in the state.

  • Wisconsin Department of Health Services - Resilient Wisconsin 
  • Wisconsin Department of Health Services - Resilient Wisconsin list of hotlines, helplines and virtual support groups

In general, hotlines have three things in common:

  1. they are available to call 24/7
  2. they are 100% confidential
  3. they are free

 Here’s a list of hotlines that may help you in whatever situation you find yourself in. There are some chat options and text lines as well!