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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.


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.

July is BIPOC Mental Health Month


Black, Indigenous People of Color are often faced with years, even generations of trauma, which translates to socioeconomic disparities and, in turn, is linked to mental health concerns today. To learn more please see the PDF below.

2020 BIPOC MHM TOOLKIT FINAL 6.29.20.pdf
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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.

District 14 Covid-19 Zoom and Telephone [...]
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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.

How to Find Us



Monday - Friday

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Closed on Holidays



Polk County Behavioral 

Health Department
100 Polk County Plaza
Suite 180

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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