Having trouble finding help?
Finding it difficult to navigate the"systems" to get
the help you or a loved one needs?
Looking for a therapist or mental health professional?
Do you have questions about mental health topics and/or resources?
If you are finding yourself wondering about any of the questions above, please don't hesitate to reach out to us today!
HOW CAN MHA HELP YOU?
There are a number of ways to connect with us. Stop by our office in person, call us, or send us an email. We will guide you in finding the help and information you or your loved one needs and deserves through confidential, free referrals and consultations around mental health topics and resources. Let us help you navigate our community resources with empathy and support. Any MHA staff member will gladly assist you, or you can reach out directly to Lisa Koepsell, Mental Health Resource Specialist, at email@example.com.
HOURS Mon-Thurs 8am-4pm
(Fridays, evenings, and weekends by appointment only)
Think of Mental Health America as your
source for information about mental health,
illness, and community resources linking you
to area mental health professionals, support
groups, and events that promote mental wellness.
Crisis & Emotional Support Resources - This helpful page shares critical contact information for mental health emergencies and emotional crisis support resources. Printable handout available.
Community Resources - MHA's Directory of Community Resources is Sheboygan County's most comprehensive guide for community resources, which includes specific information about various agencies, programs, recreation, support groups, and much, much more.
Substance Use Treatment Guide - A step-by-step guide to support helping you or your loved one find help with the brain disease that is substance use addiction. Information on types of treatment, treatment centers, and family support is included.
Mental Health Professional Database - The online searchable Mental Health Professional Database can help you in your search for a therapist/counselor and/or psychiatrist. Our database allows you to consider many factors while searching for a mental health professional, such as their area of expertise, information about which insurances are accepted, additional languages spoken, and much more. Finding the right therapist can often be a lengthy and challenging process, and some people may not know where to begin. Determining what kind of therapist is best suited to treat a particular issue may not be the easiest task, and a therapist’s experience and credentials are also often a topic of consideration. Use this site to learn more about the awesome professionals who want to help you on your journey to wellness!
Resource Card - Check out our updated (Fall 2018) quick-glance half-page card of community resources! Additional copies will be available at our office by the end of October.
Suicide Tri-fold Card - This wallet-sized tri-fold card shares the warning signs and local contact information if you believe someone you know may be suicidal. Don't hesitate to connect them to resources and ask the question!
Support Groups - MHA provides two peer-facilitated support groups directly through our organization: Compassionate Parents and Suicide Loss Support Group. Learn about our grief support groups and local support groups that may benefit you or someone you love.
2-1-1 - MHA collaborates with 2-1-1 to create our print and electronic editions of the Directory of Community Resources. Visit 2-1-1 directly to search their comprehensive online database of community resources! Sheboygan County's 2-1-1 provider is through Fox Cities United Way. Learn more here.
Other helpful links
Local Sheboygan County
Sheboygan County Health & Human Services
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Center - Provides treatment to Sheboygan County residents suffering with mental illness, substance use disorders, and/or the negative effects of traumatic life experiences, to foster hope, reduce symptoms, and promote recovery to improve quality of life.
Community Case Management - Case management services focus on successful living in the community and provides access to jobs, housing, transportation, as well as health and social resources.
Third Party Commitment - If you have a family member who is not willing to go to treatment and you feel they are a danger to themselves or others you can seek a third party commitment by contacting Sheboygan County Health and Human Services at 920.459.3155.
Information and Assistance - If you need assistance navigating Health & Human Services, please contact 920.459.0563 for resources and referral assistance for Sheboygan County residents.
Aging & Disability Resource Center - The ADRC is a welcoming and accessible place where older people and people with disabilities and their family and friends can obtain information, advice, and help in locating services or applying for benefits.
Safe Harbor - Safe Harbor provides services to reach out to those affected by sexual assault and domestic abuse, provides support to those in crisis, and educates individuals, families, and the community with the tools needed to empower them to live lives free of domestic abuse and sexual assault.
Salvation Army - Services at the Salvation Army include an emergency shelter, food pantry, work boot program, utility assistance, spiritual care in the form of church services, bible study, and spiritual counseling, a legal clinic, youth program, and an overnight summer camp. Services also include referrals to an adult rehabilitation program in Milwaukee, income tax services, a meal program, coats for kids, Christmas assistance, clothing, and financial assistance in obtaining a Wisconsin identification card.
National & Statewide
Mental Health America (National Office) - MHA National provides information on advocacy, policy, and mental health resources. The MHA national organization is a great resource for all!
Mental Health America of Wisconsin - MHA of Wisconsin is an affiliate of the national Mental Health America. They are dedicated to promoting mental health of all individuals and their community as a whole through advocacy, education, and service.
NAMI - National Alliance on Mental Illness - NAMI National is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. The provide education, advocacy, a toll-free helpline, and regularly lead events and activities to fight stigma and encourage understanding.
NAMI Wisconsin - NAMI Wisconsin is the state affiliate of NAMI. Their mission is to improve the quality of life of people affected by mental illness and to promote recovery. They provide support, education, and advocacy for people will mental illness and their family and friends.
Disability Rights Wisconsin - DRW helps people across Wisconsin by providing services on neglect, patient rights, de-institutionalization, special education, voting rights, discrimination in employment and housing, barriers to accessibility, assistive technology, victims of crime, and access to services. Advocacy services offered include: information and referral, advice and guidance in self-advocacy, investigating, negotiating or mediating on your behalf, or representing clients in legal proceedings. Other services include Family Care/IRIS Ombudsman, SSI managed care advocacy, and a Medicare Part D helpline.
MHA Resource & Media Library
MHA can provide you with pamphlets, books and videos on a variety of mental health topics. Help is also available for internet searches on hard-to-find topics and answers to questions about general community resources.
The resource library can be used during standing office hours or by other arrangement. No appointment is necessary and items are provided at no charge. Information is available on things such as stress management, the value of humor, relationships, clinical depression, schizophrenia, anxiety disorders, suicide prevention, and other mental health topics.
Unable to come to the office?
A packet of information can be mailed to you at your request. Simply contact the office and let the staff know your needs.