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Mental Health

Know you are not alone thousands of persons in Brown County struggle with depression, anxiety, and other mental health issues.

The ADRC is not an expert in Mental Health, nor do we provide direct case management, but we are here to help you and the people in your life who care about you get information and referrals needed to support your journey.

We work hard to learn about available services in Brown County to be your source find and connect with providers that can give you the help you are looking for.

If you need to talk to someone one-on-one right now call the
24 hour Crisis Center Hotline at 920-436-8888
(for Brown County, WI) a trained counselor will talk with you about your situation and the kind of help you need. This service is free, professional, short term counseling for persons facing depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and suicide. The Crisis Center of Family Services, serves Brown and many other Northeastern Wisconsin counties. See the Crisis Center of Family Services website for more details.

Mental Health Services Guide for Brown County Wisconsin

Fortunately there are resources available to help persons address their mental health issues and lead a fulfilling life. The ADRC has put together a guide called Mental Health Support to walk you through the different services that are available. It will explain the various available services, contact information, and types of funding and payment options.

Counseling Agencies: Where to go for help.

Family Services of NEW put together this listing of counseling agencies in Brown County. The list outlines the services provided by the counseling agencies, as well as the payment sources they accept; i.e.: Medicare, Medicaid, sliding fee scale, it notes any waiting lists, and the areas of expertise and/or speciality if any; i.e.: family, substance abuse, ADHD, geriatric, etc. It's a great tool for selecting the right agency for your needs.

Mental Health Support Groups in Brown County

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness), DBSA (Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance), and The Gathering Place offer weekly support groups for those living with a mental illness, plus their family & friends. All support groups are free and drop-ins are welcome.

Other Information and Support Services

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) - is a national advocacy and service organiztion in support of persons with mental illness and persons who care about them. The local chapter is NAMI Brown County, 920-430-7460 or write at P.O. Box 398, Green Bay, WI 54305-0398

The Gathering Place - A community meeting place for persons with mental health issues to find support and information. Located at 1001 Cherry Street, Green Bay, WI. Phone: 920-430-9187 or email:

Brown County Coalition for Suicide PreventionBrown County Coaliation for Suicide Prevention

The Brown County Coalition for Suicide Prevention is made up of many organizations working together to provide education and promote awareness for suicide prevention, and overcome the stigma of suicide. Go to their website Brown County Coalition for Suicide Prevention for more information.

Learn How to Save a Life with QPR
You may be in the best possible postion to prevent suicide. Much like CPR or the Heimlich maneuver, the fundamentals of QPR* are easily learned and like CPR and the Heimlich maneuver, the application of QPR may SAVE a life. QPR is designed to teach you how to identify someone considering suicide and help them get the assistance they need. QPR consists of three life-saving skills...

How to QUESTION a person about suicide

How to PERSUADE the person to get help

How to REFER the person to the appropriate resources

*QPR, Question, Persuade, Refer training is available for your staff, organization member, church group, etc.

To learn more about the Coalition for Suicide Prevention or about QPR training go to the Brown County Coalition for Suicide Prevention website.

Need Hope? The HopeLine's mission is to reach, rescue and restore those who are broken and hopeless. They encourage people in the midst of their struggles. They understand because they have talked to others who've been there. Go to this The HopeLine link to find out what they can do for you.

Below are links to websites, brochures and booklets that will help you learn more about services available to you in Brown County, Wisconsin.

Call (920) 448-4300, an Information & Assistance Specialists is available to talk about your unique situation and help you connect to the right services or email at

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