• Healthy Resources

Suicide Prevention Resources

Important Contact Numbers

 - 988 Suicide Lifeline

 - Text HOPE to #741741

 - Farm Center Farmer Wellness Hotline:
   
1-888-901-2558
 

Algee­—­The Action Plan
Mental Health First Aid 5-Step Action Plan, to help a person in distress.

  • Assess for risk of suicide or harm.
  • Listen without judgment.
  • Give re-assurance and information.
  • Encourage appropriate professional help.
  • Encourage self-help and other support strategies.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 

The new 988 dialing code provides 24/7, free, and confidential support for anyone having mental health-related distress, like thoughts of suicide, a mental health or substance use crisis, or any other kind of emotional distress. It’s available nationwide for call (multiple languages), text, or chat (English only) starting on July 16, 2022 and works through the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

Reedsburg Area Medical Center Emergency Department
If you or someone you know needs immediate help, RAMC’s Emergency Department is available 24/7 to provide intervention. 
608-524-6487
2000 North Dewey Avenue, Reedsburg 

Sauk County Crisis Line
24-hour Crisis Line available 1-800-533-5692
Talk to individuals well-trained in crisis intervention and who are supported by on-call professionals.


Healthy Resources

We are honored to be your resource connection. Please use the below links for more information.
As always, call 9-1-1 if you are experiencing a medical emergency.

COVID-19: Sauk County COVID Resources

DHS: Monkeypox in Wisconsin Resources


Preventive Care


Infants & Children

  • Breastfeeding Support - A lactation specialist/breastfeeding area is conveniently located within our Birth Center and offers a wide range of resources for breastfeeding mothers, their infants and families. 

  • SIDS Risk Information & Training - Coordinated Child Care Inc. Madison (4-C) Call 608-271-9181 for more information or www.4-C.org for a list of support groups.

  • Birth to 3 Intervention Program & Autism Services - Sauk County Human Services Open Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Call 608-355-4200 for more information.

  • Vaccines for Your Children - information and schedules at Centers for Disease Control:

o   https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/parents/index.html

o   https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/parents/resources/childhood.html#video


Sauk County and State of Wisconsin Information

 

Alcohol, Tobacco & Drug Abuse


Behavioral/Mental Health

 

Cancer


Alzheimer & Dementia Care 

Alzheimer's Support Group - Call Carol Olson with Alzheimer's & Dementia of WI at 608-742-9055 or email Carol.olson@alzwisc.org for more information.

 

Health Specialties

Shelters & Abuse Support Groups


Farmer Support

  • Wisconsin Farm Center - provides services to farmers, including: financial and business consultation; succession and transition planning; conflict, legal and financial mediation; Farmer Wellness Program; and more.

  • Wisconsin Farmer Wellness Program, part of WI Farm Center - provides several resources to help farmers cope with stress. All services are free and confidential. Helpline 1-888-901-2558 - around-the-clock support for farmers struggling with suicidal thoughts, depression, or anxiety. Tele-counseling 1-888-901-2558 - free, confidential counseling sessions by licensed mental health professionals. Available by phone or video. Counseling Vouchers - 1-800-942-2474 - vouchers to assist with the cost of in-person counseling services with participating mental health providers.

  • Also part of WI Farm Center is the Rural Realities Podcast
     

    Wisconsin Farm Center Help Line
    Staffed from 7:45am - 4:30pm, Monday-Friday  
    1-800-942-2474
    Offers assistance with almost anything, including: 

  • Financial challenges, questions or advice
  • Natural disaster assistance
  • Locating community resources
  • Just someone to talk to