Polk County Behavioral Health Department is a recovery based department and we are committed to serving the mental and behavioral health needs of everyone in Polk County, Wisconsin. Please take a moment to explore our site and learn about the services we offer. We are happy to answer any questions you may have.
The Polk County Transit Feasibility survey is now LIVE! Polk County has partnered with the West Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission to investigate the demand for public transit and to develop proposal and potential funding sources for the solutions to meet those needs. Take the survey below to share your thoughts on what our community needs, and how public transit would impact you.
SAMHSA: Treatment for Serious Mental Illness | Real Stories
Click the link below to watch a short video from samhsa on treating Mental Health Illness:
SAMHSA: Free from Meth
Click the link below to watch a short video from samhsa on the dangers of using meth:
The Importance of Children's Mental Health: Connecting Kids to Coverage
Click the link below to watch a short video about the resources available:
FCC Launches Emergency Broadband Benefit Program
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With the holiday season approaches, click the link below for helpful tips on how to create new holiday traditions for you and your family during COVID-19.
If you or someone you know is struggling, call 1-800-273-8255 or visit the website below:
COMING SOON: 988 will be the 3-digit suicide hotline.
FCC DESIGNATES ‘988’ AS 3-DIGIT NUMBER FOR NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE
BY JULY 16, 2022
The Federal Communications Commission adopted ruled to establish 988 as the new, nationwide, 3-digit phone number for Americans in crisis to connect with suicide prevention and mental health crisis counselors. Click here for the July 16, 2020 Press Release.
Resources and Information
Please follow this link for a list of resources and information covering a variety of Coronavirus items, such as, education, staff resources, self-care, webinars, etc.
Child Care Providers
While the state has aggressively mobilized to slow the spread of COVID-19 through the Safer at Home order, many healthcare employees and essential workforce members still need child care to continue serving our communities. Find a map of available childcare in your area here.
Be Aware of Covid-19 Fraud
Please be aware that COVID-19 related fraud is on the rise. Scammers may offer COVID-19 testing or treatment through telemarketing calls, social media platforms, and door-to-door visits. Follow this link for more Covid-19 information and how to report suspected fraud.
Coping with Coronavirus
These are confusing, stressful times for all of us. As the coronavirus pandemic affects numerous facets of our society, it also impacts each person in different ways. Follow this link to learn more about how to reduce stress in yourself and others during these uncertain times.
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Closed on Holidays
Polk County Behavioral
100 Polk County Plaza
Balsam Lake WI 54810
24 hour Mental Health and AODA Crisis Line: 1.888.552.6642