We have complied a list of mental health organizations and resources for our clients and their families.
Dane County Victim Contact Information
Comprehensive PDF list of emergency shelters, help lines, legal services, UW services, law enforcement.
Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS)
Services for survivors of dating/domestic violence, including emergency shelter, legal advocacy, community education and support groups.
Substance Abuse Inpatient and Outpatient Services in Madison.
UW Madison Mental Health Crisis Services by Phone
Contact UHS 24 hours a day if you or a UW-Madison student is experiencing a mental health emergency. 608-265-5600 (select option 9)
Dane County Rape Crisis Center
24-hour hotline: (608) 251-7273
Mental Health Specific Resources
Anxiety Disorders Association of America is the only national nonprofit organization solely dedicated to informing the public, health care professionals, and the media about Anxiety Disorders.
Calm Clinic organizes some of the most important facts about how to treat anxiety and how to get help. It explains some methods anxiety sufferers can try themselves and also discusses various other treatment possibilities.
A very helpful site geared specifically to help men understand how depression can show up in their lives.
Full of valuable resources such as screenings, online support groups, and search tools for peer-recommended doctors.
ANAD is the oldest non-profit organization dedicated to alleviating the problems of eating disorders in the U.S.
NEDA is dedicated to providing education, resources and support to those affected by eating disorders.
EDReferral is the most comprehensive and easiest to search database of anorexia, bulimia, and other eating disorder treatment professionals in the world.
Serves as a gateway to four nonprofit sites that offer comprehensive PTSD information and resources.
For over 50 years, Al-Anon (which includes Alateen for younger members) has been offering hope and help to families and friends of alcoholics.
Withdrawal from Alcohol and Drug dependency is typically accompanied by a variety of symptoms, many of which can be life threatening if not dealt with in the appropriate manner.
Alcoholics Anonymous’ web site includes information to locate AA groups in your area.
Narcotics Anonymous’ website includes information on narcotics based support groups.
The National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACoA) is the national nonprofit membership and affiliate organization working on behalf of children of alcohol and drug dependent parents.
College Friendly Resources
Active Minds is the only organization working to utilize the student voice to change the conversation about mental health on college campuses, by developing and supporting chapters of a student-run mental health awareness, education, and advocacy groups on campuses nationwide.
The Jed Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing the young adult suicide rate and improving the mental health safety net provided to college and university students nationwide. The Satow family established The Jed Foundation after the loss of their son and brother, Jed, a sophomore in college.
A mental health site for teens developed by the Adolescent Mental Health Initiative. Dedicated to helping teens learn how to cope with stress, take care of themselves, and understand the facts about mental health issues.
Society for Prevention of Teen Suicide. Comprehensive information on warning signs and interactions including online trainings for parents, educators, friends.
Licensing and Certification Boards – Professional Associations and Information for Psychotherapy
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Wisconsin Department of Health Services code book for LCSWs practicing psychotherapy.
Licensed Professional Counselor
Wisconsin Department of Health Services code book for LPCs practicing psychotherapy.
National Board of Certified Counselors
NBCC advances counseling as the premier certification body of the profession, NBCC’s National Certified Counselor (NCC) is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).
What is Psychotherapy?
Psychology Today guide to psychotherapy and finding a psychotherapist.