You have indicated that you are concerned about their mental health, but it is not an emergency and they are not currently experiencing a mental health crisis. Click on the categories below to learn about accessing mental health treatment and support options.
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CLICK HERE for mental health resources in surrounding counties (Calumet, Dodge, Green Lake, Ozaukee, Sheboygan, Washington, Winnebago).
Contact the following to learn about available support groups:
Iris Place is a peer-run respite in Appleton for adults who want and need peer support to navigate emotional distress or crisis related to mental health and/or substance use. Open to all WI residents, it offers free short-term stays in a home-like environment. Call (920) 815-3217 or visit their website to learn more.
R&R House provides free non-clinical support to former members of the military who are living with mental health and/or substance use challenges. Open to former servicemembers of any branch of the United States Armed Forces, the R&R House welcomes veterans from anywhere in the state of Wisconsin, regardless of deployment or discharge status, VA eligibility, age, or gender/sexual orientation. Peer support staff are available 24/7 to support guests, who may stay up to seven days. Call (262)336-9540 to learn more.
(920)815-3217 Iris Place of Appleton offers a Warmline that is staffed 24/7 by experienced peer support specialists. This is a form of social support for anyone experiencing emotional distress or crisis related to to mental health and/or substance abuse. When you leave a message on the warm line, you can expect to receive a call back from a peer support specialist within 4 hours.
(262)336-9540 R&R House Veteran Warmline provides non-crisis phone support to individuals who identify as service members, veterans, or their families. Callers will be directed to leave a message with their name, county, and phone number, and they will receive a call back within minutes from a trained veteran peer specialist.
Take a free and anonymous mental health screening online to help determine if professional consultation may be useful at: http://screening.mentalhealthscreening.org/NEW
There are many apps available which are designed to support mental health, but the quality can vary greatly so it is important to do your research. Such apps can be used in conjunction with other mental health treatment. Go to https://psyberguide.org for unbiased reviews and rating scales to help you choose the app that’s right for you. Some to consider include: SuperBetter, Virtual Hope Box, What’s Up, and Woebot.
When in doubt call Crisis Intervention (920-929-3535) and they will help you decide what to do.