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Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division
For Adults: Adults age 24 and up needing help with non-crisis behavioral health or substance abuse treatment, learn more about what we have to offer for Adult Services here or call us: (414) 257-8085
For Children: Behavioral health and addiction know no boundaries. If you are age 23 or younger, or the parent/guardian of a minor, experiencing behavioral health problems or addition to alcohol or other drugs, BHD can help. Click here to learn more about our Children's Services, or with a single call, we can start the process of connecting you or your child to recovery. Call (414) 257-7607.

Access Clinic East - Outreach Community Health Center
210 W. Capitol Drive 
Milwaukee, WI 53212 
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Walk-in hours for initial assessment: 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday 
Phone: (414) 257-7665

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Access Clinic
Serves uninsured Milwaukee County residents. Provides mental health assessments, medications, and therapy referrals. Clients are seen on a first-come, first served basis, and there may be an extended wait time.
Location: 9455 Watertown Plank Rd. Wauwatosa, WI 53226
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 am – 2 pm
Contact: 414-257-7665
Cost: Free
More information: Brochure

NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness: Southeast Wisconsin
Provides information and referrals for appropriate resources, support groups and advocacy services related to mental health.
Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.
Contact: 414-344-0447
Cost: Free

Roger's Behavioral Health
If you or someone you care about is struggling, Rogers Behavioral Health is here to help.
Contact for Referral: 800-767-4411 or request a free screening online.
Contact for Brown Deer location:
Inpatient Facility: 414-865-2500
Outpatient Center: 414-355-9000
Cost: Insurance Pricing Calculator

Provides comprehensive mental health care and support for children, teens and young adults who cannot afford services elsewhere. Also provides specific counseling for young victims of sexual abuse. Call for more information or to schedule an appointment.
Location: 4200 N. Holton Street - Suite 400
Contact: 414-964-2565
Cost: A sliding fee scale is available.

PRISM Program
The PRISM Program is a new pilot program to connect LGBTQ+ youth (16-26 years old) in Wisconsin with trained peer-specialists who can provide mental and emotional support and mentorship.
Contact: 414-336-7974 to get connected with the PRISM Peer Support Warmline. Leave a brief message with your name, phone number, county of residence, and whatever you want to share about what you're seeking support on.  A peer-specialist will follow up with you within 12 hours to set up a call or Zoom meeting. Email us at mailto:[email protected].

Walker’s Point Youth and Family Center
Free and confidential counseling services with a focus on runaways, homeless and other youth and their families. Provides 24/7 crisis hotline, family and parent counseling, individual and group counseling, referrals and emergency shelter for runaways and youths in crisis.
Location: 732 S. 21st Street
Contact: 414-647-8200
Cost: Free

Peer-run support line for those with mental illness. This is not a crisis line.
Contact: 414-777-4729
Hours: Available 7-11pm. Open every evening except Thursdays. Open ALL HOLIDAYS





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Mental Health: Healthy Living | Wisconsin Department of Health Services

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Crisis Intervention Services

MKE County Behavioral Health Division Crisis Line: 
(414) 257-7222

24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call now if you believe you or a loved one is experiencing a crisis.
More crisis resources: MKE County Behavioral Health Division

Wisconsin Resources

WI Department of Health Services - Suicide Prevention

WI Department of Health Services - Resilient Wisconsin: Building resilience—the ability to adapt and recover from adversity—within ourselves, our relationships, and in our communities matters. When we find healthy ways to cope with trauma and toxic stress, especially during the tough times, we take a step closer to becoming more resilient. 

Our Partnerships

REDgen: The NSHD is an active member in REDgen, a North Shore coalition dedicated to promoting balance and resiliency for kids and teenagers. Visit the REDgen website for more information.