Behavioral Health Department


All Citizens Achieve Hope, Recovery and Wellness


To educate and empower Polk County residents to improve their lives through the provision of high quality substance abuse and mental health services

Core Values

Respect, Client Centered, Empowerment, Accountability

Meet Our Staff

Boland, Kristin M., LPC, SAC - Behavioral Health Clinical Manager

Bonetti, Heather C., LPC - Community Support Program Case Manager

Carlson, Roberta J., CSW, LMFT - Behavioral Health Therapist

Carter, Kathy S., RN - Outpatient Clinic Nurse

Clymer, Joe J., MSW, LCSW - Community Support Program Case Manager

Coil, Christy J., CSW - Case Manager

Ehrich, Gary P., - CSAC, ICS - Substance Use Counselor

Foss, Sharon, BA - Treatment Court Case Manager

Hale, John R., CSW - Adult Protection Services Social Worker

Hazen, Samantha J., SWIT - Emergency Services

Jorgensen, Diane M., CSW - Comprehensive Community Services Facilitator

Kortes, Maddie R., LPC, SACIT - Behavioral Health Therapist

Lavesseur, Lisa M., MS - Behavioral Health Director

McGuran, Kathleen M., CSW - Adult Protective Services Social Worker

Montague, Kevin J., - CSAC, LPC - Behavioral Health Therapist
Peer, Cynthia J., CSW, PSIT, SAC, LPC - Behavioral Health Therapist

Ruetz, Nicole A., CSW - Case Manager

Rugowski, James R., MD - Psychiatrist, Medical Director

Schulte, Dylan N., CSIT - Comprehensive Community Services Facilitator

Stark, Corby R., LPC - Behavioral Health Clinical Manager

Williams, Jennifer, SWIT - Comprehensive Community Services Facilitator

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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