Behavioral Health Community Resources
A listing of local resources compiled by the Kenosha County Division of Aging and Disability Services, last updated Friday, Oct. 16:
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Resource Center-Kenosha Human Development Services: Location: 3536 52nd St., Kenosha, WI. Telephone: 262-764-8555. Services offered include:
- Crisis 24/7 crisis stabilization telephone line for assistance and support, 262-657-7188
- Sunrise Clinical Services for psychiatric services and therapy
- Homeless Assistance Program
- Resources, outreach, services and ongoing coordination for victims of crimes and those struggling with mental health and substance abuse disorders
HOPE line (Center for Suicide Awareness): free, anonymous text line for immediate assistance. Text “HOPELINE” to 741741
SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline: Available by calling 1-800-985-5990, this is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories. Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster. You can also text “TalkWithUs” to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.
211: Talk with knowledgeable community resource specialists who can connect people to immediate help by simply dialing 211.
NAMI Kenosha: National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Kenosha County works to improve the quality of life for people living with a mental illness in our community through education, support and advocacy. For more information, visit https://www.namikenosha.org or call 262-652-3606.
Kenosha County Community Resources Guide: A comprehensive guide for services and support, available at https://www.kenoshacounty.org/946/Community-Resources.
Prescription Drug Take Back Day: Collection event is 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, in the lobby of the Kenosha County Public Safety Building, 1000 55th St., Kenosha. More information is at https://www.doj.state.wi.us/dles/prescription-drug-take-back-day. A list of other, permanent medication collection boxes located across Kenosha County is available at https://www.kenoshacounty.org/2071/Safe-Medication-Disposal-Sites.
Save the Date: Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020 I 10 a.m.-1 p.m. I Behavioral Health Resource Fair
Join us at Holy Spirit Community Church, 5900 11th Ave., to learn more about where you can turn for mental health care, counselors, substance use issues and crisis services. Professionals from a wide range of providers and organizations will be on hand to guide you to the right resources. Note: Wearing of masks will be required and capacity limits will be enforced. See the event flyer at http://bit.ly/KCBHfair.