CDC - Alcohol Use & Your Health

CDC - Opioids & Drug Overdose

NSHD - Substance Use Resource Guide 2022 - request a printed copy (or copies) of the guide.

NSHD - Overdose Data


Start Your Recovery Find support for overcoming substance misuse - tailored to you. Hear stories, learn, and get support.

Our Health Officer was interviewed by Fox6 Milwaukee on May 8 regarding the dangers of fentanyl. 

Local Resources


Inpatient and Outpatient Treatment and Recovery Options

Aurora Psychiatric Hospital (Dewey Center): 414-454-6600. Visit their Website
At the Dewey Center at Aurora Psychiatric Hospital, our social, recreational and family activities can help you grow and heal. We can also help your family and friends learn positive, productive ways they can support you in recovery. Support services also connect you with our community.

Aurora substance use support groups:

Columbia St. Mary's/Ascension Behavioral Health: Ascension offers a variety of personalized options to help adults 18 and older work through issues of substance abuse or addiction. Contact: 414-585-1000, Visit their Website.
       Ascension Columbia St. Mary's - Women's Medical Center: Visit their Website.

CleanSlate Clinics: If you or a loved one are suffering from drug addiction or alcohol addiction, call or chat with us to schedule an appointment with our outpatient Glendale, WI addiction treatment center today. We offer telehealth addiction treatment as well as in-person clinic visits. Our approach is evidence based and we can get you started on drug rehab medication-assisted treatment (MAT) program immediately. We accept Medicare, Medicaid and most insurance.
  Contact: 414-323-6880. Location: 377 West River Woods Pkwy. Suite 201. Glendale, WI 53212. Visit their Website.

Access Clinic East - Outreach Community Health Center - Mental health and substance use assessment
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 
Sliding Fee Scale
Phone: (414) 257-7665
More Information

Exodus House: Located in Kewaskum, WI. Contact: 262-626-4166 - Visit their Website.

Froedtert/Medical College of Wisconsin Outpatient Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program: 
Contact: 414-805-3666. Visit their Website.

Sinora Recovery Resources: Visit their Website.


Register for one of the listening sessions on August 18, 19 or 20.


In Wisconsin, excessive alcohol consumption, which includes binge drinking, heavy drinking, underage drinking, and drinking during pregnancy, is a serious public health and safety concern. In 2020, Wisconsin experienced a 25 percent increase in alcohol-induced deaths relative to 2019, with 1,077 deaths recorded, as well as an increase in alcohol-related falls and poisonings.

Helpful Resources:
Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) Calculator
American Addiction Centers - How You Can Support Alcohol Awareness Month
ProjectKnow - 24-Hour Alcohol Abuse & Addiction Hotline Numbers

The next Drug Take Back Day is April 30, 2022.

Find a collection site

Milwaukee County Overdose Dashboard Press Release

Latest Effort to Transparently Share Data, Increase Accountability, and Develop Community-Wide Strategies to Improve Health

Struggling with opioids? Recovery is possible. Help is all around you. Learn more at

September is Recovery Month

Helpful Resources

Never Use Alone: 
(800) 484-3731 - If you are going to use by yourself, call Never Use Alone! You will be asked for your first name, location, and the number you are calling from. An operator will stay on the line with you while you use. If you stop responding after using, the operator will notify emergency services of an \"unresponsive person\" at your location.

Using Fentanyl Test Strips? - Visit dosetest.comThis program walks you through how to use the test correctly. 

SAMHSA: Call 1-800-662-HELP (4357) or use the link below from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for a full listing of substance abuse providers in Wisconsin.
Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator: - Find alcohol, drug, and mental health treatment facilities and programs around the country, including providers to address behavioral health issues before times of crisis.


Call: 211 or 833-944-4673
Text: Your ZIP code to 898211
Online Chat: Enter the chat room

Transitional and Sober Housing

Wisconsin Recovery House Directory

  • Meta House: Meta House ends the generational cycle of addiction by healing women and strengthening families. Visit their website.

  • SALS Recovery Houses: Offers transitional sober living for men in recovery. Visit their website.
  • Healing Point House: We are a sober living environment in Ozaukee County that helps men in early recovery establish foundational support and stability. Visit their website


Medication Therapy Treatment

Suboxone (Buprenorphine and Naloxone) Practioner & Treatment Program Locator: Find information on locating practitioners and treatment programs authorized to treat opioids, such as heroin or prescription pain relievers. 

Opioid Treatment Program Directory (Methadone Providers): Find treatment programs in Wisconsin and across the country that treat opioid addiction and dependence, including heroin and prescription pain relievers. Website:

Vivitrol (Naltrexone): A medication therapy that acts differently than Suboxone and Methadone. Naltrexone binds and blocks opioid receptors and is reported to reduce opioid cravings. Website: Naltrexone | SAMHSA