Mantherapy.org-- therapy the way a man would do it-- uses humor to address suicide and other mental health concerns.


  • For Teens

​​Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide


Workplace Outreach from Mental Health America of Wisconsin


  • For Veterans

Veteran's Crisis Line

(800) 273-8255

(Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender)
1-866-488-7386 [866 - 4 U TREVOR]
Click
here for online chat
Click
here for texting information

Walk Ins Only

Wednesdays Only 9am - 12pm

140 East Cook Street

(Downstairs of Wilz Drug Store)

Portage, WI 53901

(608) 742-5513


Columbia County Law Enforcement Center

711 East Cook Street

Portage, WI 53901

1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Third Thursday of EVEN months


online resources

Suggested online information

400 DeWitt Street
Portage, WI 53901
608-742-9618

Email: Veterans@co.columbia.wi.us 
Website:  
http://tinyurl.com/bllur8b   Facebook: www.facebook.com/columbiacountyveterans 
Veterans Crisis Line: 
www.veteranscrisisline.net 
or 1-800-273-8255, Press 1 
Click 
here for a link to other County and Tribal Veteran Service Offices in WI


2901 Hunter’s Trail        1339 Park Avenue
Portage, WI 53901         Columbus, WI 53925
(608)742-5518               (920) 623-5578


(In home counseling)
317 DeWitt Street
Portage, WI 53901
(608)745-1751




help is available​​
  • Crisis Lines
  • Local Treatment Options
  • Online Resources
  • 12-Step Suicide Anonymous Groups
  • resources for Survivors of Suicide and families and friends experiencing a suicide loss
  • Wisconsin and Nationwide Organizations with an Interest in Suicide Prevention




  • National "YOUTH" Crisis Helpline
    1-800-999-9999

resources for survivors

For family members and friends

grieving a suicide loss.





Wisconsin organizations

With an Interest in Suicide Prevention

Emergency Services

Alcohol and Drug Treatment Center 

707 14th Street
Baraboo, WI  53913
(608) 356-1400


Emergency Services

250 26th Street

Prairie du Sac, WI 53578

(608) 643-3311​​


Emergency Services

Inpatient Psychiatric Services

500 E. Veterans Street
Tomah, WI 54660
608-372-3971


Inpatient Psychiatric Services

Alcohol and Drug Treatment

​Outpatient Psychiatric Services

34700 Valley Road

Oconomowoc, WI 53066

(262) 646-4411 or (800) 767-4411


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12-step suicide anonymous groups

Suicide Anonymousis a twelve-step, twelve-tradition fellowship based on the model pioneeredby Alcoholics Anonymous. We are a group of men and women who meet regularly to help each other overcome suicidal preoccupation and behavior.

local treatment options
Agencies, Mental Health Clinics, and Hospitals


If you have health insurance, contact a representative to find out what your insurance covers and where you can go.
  For additional information about behavioral health resources, please contact Columbia County Health and Human Services at (608) 742-9227


Stay up to date on the latest news and information from Prevent Suicide Columbia County.  Simply include your name, email address, and "SUBSCRIBE" in the subject line. If you'd like, include in the body of the email your name, organization (if applicable), mailing address, and phone number.  Personal information will not be shared with anyone outside of Prevent Suicide Columbia County.

Emergency Services

1515 Park Avenue
Columbus, WI  53925
(920) 623-2200


Emergency Services

Inpatient Psychiatric Services

202 S. Park Street
Madison, WI  53715
(608) 417-6000


Emergency Services

Inpatient Psychiatric Services

600 Highland Ave.
Madison, WI  53792
(608) 263-6400
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State Operated Inpatient Psychiatric Facility

1300 South Drive
Winnebago, WI  54985
920-235-4910Type your paragraph here.

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Local and Regional Hospitals

Social Media

IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW IS THINKING ABOUT SUICIDE,

GET HELP! YOU ARE NOT ALONE!

111 East Mullett Street

PO Box 136

Portage, WI 53901

608-742-9227

Columbia County Health and Human Services provides access to mental health and substance abuse services for individuals who do not have insurance on a sliding fee scale. Call (608)742-9227 to see if you are eligible.


Columbia County contracts with Northwest Connections (1-888-552-6642) to provide emergency mental health and substance abuse services twenty-four hours a day for residents of Columbia County. Mobile crisis 

services are also available when necessary to assess risk and assist in the development of a safety plan.  


Short term case management services are also available immediately following a crisis to link adults and youth to ongoing supportive services.



CRISIS LINES

CALL NOW IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW IS THINKING ABOUT SUICIDE.


If you are concerned about your immediate safety or the immediate safety of someone you know, GO TO YOUR LOCAL EMERGENCY ROOM OR CALL 9-1-1.  Stay with the suicidal person until help arrives. 

Prevent Suicide Columbia County uses donations to fund suicide prevention efforts in Columbia County.  Please see our What We Do page for additional information. 

David Hattle

Columbia County Residents

1-888-552-6642
Click 
here for a list

of other Wisconsin county crisis lines. 

Hover over your county on the map.

800-273-TALK [8255]
800-799-4TTY [4889] (TTY)
Click
here for online Lifeline Chat 
* For Veterans:  Press 1
* En Español:  Oprima el 2
* Callers can remain anonymous and will be connected to local resources
*  Veterans can also send a text message to 838255

Meeting Location                                                                                    Join Our Mailing List  

  • The Center for Suicide Awareness: ​Text "HOPELINE" to 741741

Emergency Services

2817 New Pinery Road
Portage, WI 53901
(608) 742-4131


Emergency Services

Inpatient Psychiatric Services

700 South Park Street     
Madison, WI  53715
(608) 251-6100 


Emergency Services

Inpatient Psychiatric Services

2500 Overlook Terrace
Madison, WI  53705
888-478-8321

State Operated Inpatient Psychiatric Facility

301 Troy Drive, Madison, WI 53704
(608) 301-1000


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