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Mental Health

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Division of Mental Health and Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse is to provide services to individuals and their families who are affected by mental illness and/or alcohol and other drug abuse, which meets their needs and assists them in living independently in the community in the least restrictive setting.

The Division is comprised of department provided Mental Health outpatient services, Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse services, and Mental Health purchased services. Our services are based on a continuum of care.

The most intensive level of care is the Community Support Program. This unit provides assessments, and intensive community support programming and treatment services to consumers with severe and persistent mental illness.

The Case Management and Comprehensive Community Service Units provide assessment and arrange for psychosocial rehabilitation services and treatment planning, which includes the consumer and their team members in a recovery focused model.

The Evaluation & Psychotherapy Unit provides assessments, psychological evaluations, and outpatient mental health services to individuals and families experiencing a broad range of mental health illnesses.

The Crisis Intervention Unit provides 24/7 crisis mental health services.  The Crisis Phone counselors can be reached at (920) 832-4646 or toll free at (800) 719-4418 24 hours a day, every day. They provide emergency telephone counseling and referral service. These counselors can help you if you are experiencing problems with: depression; loneliness; family; suicide; housing; financial matters; alcohol or other drugs; sexuality and aging, etc. There is no fee for this service.

In addition, the Division has purchase of service contracts with community organizations and other county and state agencies to provide mental health services (residential, work-related and inpatient treatment) and Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse services (outpatient services, residential, inpatient detoxification and treatment, and prevention services).

To read more information about this division in The Guide, please click here.

Contact Info: 
320 S. Walnut St. 
Appleton, WI 54911
Human Services North Building
3rd level
Phone: (920) 832-5270
Fax: (920) 832-5488