Mental Health Resources
Support & Educational
NAMI Rock Co. Support Groups
NAMI support groups are peer-led and offer participants an opportunity to share their experiences and gain support from other attendees.
Walworth Co. QPR training
QPR (Question, Persuade, and Refer) Gatekeeper Training is for Suicide Prevention is a 1-2 hour educational program designed to teach lay and professional "gatekeepers" the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to appropriately respond.
UW-Madison Mental Health First Aid Training
Mental Health First Aid is a program that teaches participants how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. The program gives participants the skills and confidence to provide initial support to those who are experiencing a crisis in their community.
Fort HealthCare Local Resources
Fort HealthCare provides behavioral health care both in-person and virtually. They also serve as a great resource to our community. They continue to support our local schools and they have behavioral health needs, as well as advocate for greater access to mental health care.
Mental Health Books
Whitewater area mental health advocates, behavioral healthcare providers, and support groups have compiled a list of mental health care books recommendations. This list is not comprehensive, but highlights some of the books we believe you will enjoy. By sharing these books with children, you are beginning to de-stigmatize the conversation around mental health.
988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the United States. We're committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.
Crisis Text Line
Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime. Crisis Text Line is here for any crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.
The Trevor Project Lifeline LGBTQIA+
If you are thinking about harming yourself — get immediate support. Connect to a crisis counselor 24/7, 365 days a year, from anywhere in the U.S. It is 100% confidential, and 100% free.
Jefferson County Human Services Dept.
EMH staff can be reached during the week from 7:30 am-5:30 pm by calling 920-674-3105 and asking for the mental health intake worker. Any other time they can be reached by calling 920-674-3105 and follow the automated prompts to reach the after-hours intake worker.
Walworth County Crisis Intervention
Crisis Intervention services are available to persons of all ages 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Services are voluntary unless a situation presents with substantial probability of physical harm to self or others. Call 911 for any immediate safety concerns, including suicide attempts or violence
University Health & Counseling Services
Our staff specializes in the unique needs of college students. As long as you are an enrolled student at UW-Whitewater, counseling is 100% FREE and CONFIDENTIAL.
Winther Counseling Services
Winther Counseling Services are staffed by UW-Whitewater graduate students working toward their Master of Science (Counseling) degree. Supervision and consultation is provided by faculty in the Department of Counselor Education.
University students and staff as well as children, adolescents, adults, couples and families in the community, can utilize the counseling services at Winther Counseling Services. Counseling can be delivered through individual or group sessions. Services are free (fees assigned to mandated services only) and confidential.
Morning Star Psychotherapy
Morning Star Psychotherapy Associates provides a broad range of psychotherapy services in Whitewater, WI. Our services include mental health counseling, couples and family therapy, addiction treatment, and stress management. We offer telehealth (interactive audio/visual online) services during the COVID-19 crisis.
The Pauquette Center for Psychological Services offers a range of state-licensed mental health services to meet every need, including psychotherapy, AODA Treatment/Services, domestic violence and anger management treatment, group therapy, and more.
Live Life Spiritual Direction
Spiritual guidance including heart-centered business coaching, life empowerment, and Reiki, so you can live your life to the fullest.