Welcome to the Polk County, Wisconsin                Behavioral Health Department Website!               "Putting the Pieces of Life Together Again"

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.

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

DBT is a specific type of cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy developed in the late 1980's to help better treat borderline personality disorder. Since its development, it has also been used for the treatment of other kinds of mental health disorders such as suicidal ideation, self-harm and substance abuse. Click the link below to better understand how this therapy can help people to learn and use new skills to develop a life that they experience as worth living.


World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day will be observed on June 15. It is commemorated to raise awareness about the millions of older adults who experience elder abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation. Click here to learn more about what Polk County Adult Protective Services offers. To read more about types and signs of abuse, and who is being abused, click on the link below.




Contact Us



Monday - Friday

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Closed on Holidays



Polk County Behavioral 

Health Department
100 Polk County Plaza
Suite 50

Balsam Lake WI 54810


Phone: 715-485-8400

FAX:      715-485-8450


24 hour Mental Health and AODA Crisis Line: 1.888.552.6642



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