Mental Health Crisis Services
Mobile Crisis Emergency Services 784-HELP (4357)
Provided 24 hours – 7 days per week.)
Face-to-face and/or telephone response to individuals experiencing a mental health crisis.)
For more information see Mental Health Crisis Program brochure.
Services to Help Deal with a Mental Health Issue
La Crosse County Services: A number of services are available to address adult mental health. Additional information on cost and how to access services can be obtained by contacting the La
Crosse County Human Services Department at 608-784-HELP (4357).
Mobile Crisis Emergency ServicesCommunity Resource Listing: Great Rivers 211
24 hour - 7 day per week service providing face-to-face and/or telephone response to individuals experiencing a mental health crisis. See Mental Health Crisis Program brochure for more information.
Prescription of Psychiatric Medications
Appointments with a Nurse Practitioner Board Certified in Psychiatry.
Counseling / Therapeutic Services
- Eligibility: Uninsured or newly insured through M.A. (including HMO) and not yet established with a provider.
Mental health therapy and psychological evaluation services.
Patient Assistance Program Assistance is available to apply for reduced cost or free psychiatric medications for La Crosse County residents seen by a prescriber at Integrated Support & Recovery Services.
- Eligibility: Primary population served is uninsured.
Community Support Program (CSP)
- Eligibility: Consumers working with county prescriber.
Highest intensity mental health outpatient program for adults. A multi-disciplinary team coordinates and provides all needed mental health services including: in-house psychiatry, nursing, vocational, AODA, case management, and daily living skills training.
Comprehensive Community Services (CCS)
- Eligibility: La Crosse County adult (18 yrs +) residents with high intensity mental health service needs. Certain diagnosis requirements exist for this program.
Moderate intensity mental health and/or substance use outpatient program for adults or children/youth. Service facilitators work with the consumer to identify a Recovery Team from their formal and natural support systems. The consumer identifies their goals, and is a part of the process of designing a plan of services from a network of providers to help them achieve their goals. Coordinated Services Team (CST) approach (more intense) available for children involved in multiple systems of care who are at risk for out-of-home care and/or for children involved with Child Protection or Juvenile Justice systems.
Targeted Case Management (TCM)
- Eligibility: La Crosse County residents with Medical Assistance who have moderate-high intensity mental health and/or substance use service needs.
Lightest intensity mental health outpatient service for adults. Case Managers assist consumers as needed to access available community services.
- Eligibility: La Crosse County adult (18 years +) residents with low-moderate intensity mental health service needs not expected to require consistent service.
Guidance to Help Care for a Loved one with a Mental Health Issue
Mobile Crisis Emergency Services
24 hour - 7 day per week service providing face-to-face and/or telephone response to individuals experiencing a mental health crisis. For more information see Mental Health Crisis Program brochure.
La Crosse County Services: An array of services is available to address the mental health needs of adults and children through the Integrated Support & Recovery Services section of Human Services. To obtain additional information, please contact the La Crosse County Human Services Department at 608-784-HELP (4357).
Community Resource Listing: Great Rivers 211
National Alliance on Mental Illness – La Crosse Chapter:
Additional Sources of Information:
Understanding Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse Commitments (pdf)