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.
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
June 15, 2020
Elder abuse is a growing problem. While we don't know all of the details about why abuse occurs or how to stop its spread, we do know that help is available for victims. Concerned people, like you, can spot the warning signs of a possible problem, and make a call for help if an elder is in need of assistance. Follow this link to learn more about types of abuse and how to report it.
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.
Well Badger Resource Center
This center provides information and referral services to individuals, families and health professionals throughout the state. They specialize in information and referrals for WIC, BadgerCare Plus, Wisconsin Well Woman, services for children and youth with special health care needs, mental health services and many more. Follow this link for more information.
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