Services to Help Deal with an Alcohol or Drug Issue
La Crosse County Services: A number of services are available to address substance use. 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).
Comprehensive Community Services (CCS)
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.
- Eligibility: La Crosse County residents with Medical Assistance who have moderate-high intensity mental health and/or substance use service needs.
Contracted AODA (Substance Abuse) Services
A continuum of contracted substance abuse services is available that includes detoxification, residential treatment, outpatient individual/group therapy, supported housing, outreach, and case management.
- Eligibility: Primary population is uninsured.
Court Ordered Treatment Information: This brochure provides general information above the Emergency Detention procedure outlined in Chapter 51, the Mental Health Act of the Wisconsin Statutes. It is intended to familiarize families with the procedure for involuntary treatment when a child or adult poses a threat to self or others.
Community Resource Listing: Great Rivers 211 - http://www.greatrivers211.org/
Guidance to Help Care for a Loved One That is Abusing Alcohol or Drugs
La Crosse County Services: An array of services are available to address substance use. 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).
Al-Anon / Alateen: Al-Anon is a Support group for friends and families of problem drinkers. Alateen is an Al-Anon recovery program for young people. For more information - http://www.area61afg.org/
Community Resource Listing: Great Rivers 211
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