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Health and Wellness

Pierce County Resources – General Health

Pierce County Public Health

Free Clinic of Pierce and St Croix Counties
Registration begins at 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday evenings; walk-ins only (no appointments).
Up to 25 patients can be seen each week by a health care provider. The Free Clinic is NOT providing COVID-19 testing.
Free Clinic of Pierce and St. Croix Counties – Unit 2 at the River Falls Vibrant Health Medical Clinic
1687 Division Street
River Falls, WI 54022
715-307-3948

Mayo Clinic Health System
530 West Cairns Street
Ellsworth, Wisconsin 54011
715-273-5061

Wisconsin Resources – General Health

Wisconsin Health Department 

ABC for Health (health insurance coverage issues)

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

National Resources – General Health

World Health Organization 

Centers For Disease Control and Prevention
CDC works 24/7 keeping America safe from health, safety, and security threats, both foreign and domestic.

HealthCare.gov is the government site to find health insurance options through the Affordable Care Act’s Health Insurance Marketplace. 

Websites

MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from government agencies and health-related organizations. It also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials and the latest health news.

Mayo Clinic – Patient Care and Health Information has up-to-date health information including diseases and conditions, tests and procedures, drugs and supplements, and a symptom checker.

AMA Doctor Finder is an online physician locator that helps you find a match for your medical needs. It provides you with basic professional information on virtually every licensed physician in the United States.

FamilyDoctor.org is operated by the American Academy of Family Physicians and provides easy to understand health information.

HealthFinder.gov has resources on a wide range of health topics selected from approximately 1,400 government and non-profit organizations for reliable health information.

HealthyChildren.org from the American Academy of Pediatrics, is committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

KidsHealth.org from the Nemours Foundation Center, provides information about health, behavior and development from before birth through the teen years.

Merck Manual Home Edition has complex medical information in plain language.

National Organization for Rare Disorders – Patient Information

Physician’s Desk Reference has comprehensive drug information. 

Alzheimer’s Resources

ADRC (Aging and Disability Resource Center) of Pierce County

Alzheimer’s Association

Caregiver Space is an online peer support community created and run by people who provide care.

List of Alzheimer’s Resources 

Mental Health Resources

Pierce County Mental Health

Western Wisconsin Health Behavioral Services

Guide to Mental Health Resources Printable PDF

National Institute of Mental Health

NAMI (Nation Alliance on Mental Illness)
St. Croix Valley Inc.

(608) 301-5440

Mental Health America of Wisconsin
(414) 276-3122 or (866) 948-6483

Substance Abuse

AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) Hotline for Western Wisconsin
(800) 471-9876

Narcotics Anonymous

Start Your Recovery offers people who are dealing with substance use issues a single source of reputable, objective information about signs, symptoms, conditions, treatment options, and resources — presented in a user-friendly format and in language that’s easy to understand.

Domestic Violence & Abuse

National Domestic Violence Hotline – Call: 800-799-7233

St. Croix Valley SART (Sexual  Assault Response Team)
(715) 425-6443

The National Child Abuse Hotline
1(800) 4-A-CHILD or 1 (800) 422-4453

End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin

Turning Point
24-Hour Text Hotline: (715)821-8626
24-Hour Crisis Hotline: (1(800) 345-5104
Local phone: (715) 425-6751

Information on Online Support Groups 

Suicide Prevention

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Call: 800-273-8255
Northwest Connections Crisis Line 
Call: 888-552-6642

24 Hour Crisis Text Line
Text: HELLO to 741-741

Emergency Info for Teens in Crisis

Positive Alternatives/Teen Care – Where Teens and Families Get Help Fast

Sites in River Falls and Menomonie offer a wide range of youth and family services.

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

24 Hour Crisis Hotline:  1.800.491.8336   

River Falls Location:
Positive Alternatives
2860 Williams Avenue – River Falls, WI  54022 – 715.426.2224 – http://positive-alternatives.org/

Menomonie Location:
Positive Alternatives
603 Terrill Road – Menomonie, WI  54751 – 715.235.9552 – http://positive-alternatives.org/

Pierce County Human Services – Mental Health
offers outpatient, prevention, crisis intervention, emergency care, and referrals. Immediate assistance is available 24 hours a day for all emergencies.

24 hour help:  888.552.6642

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available 24 hours a day and will connect you to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area.
http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

24 hour help:  1.800.273.8255

The Steve Fund Crisis Textline* (young people of color can text to connect with a trained crisis counselor 24/7 ) Text STEVE to 741741

LGBTQ+ Crisis Hotlines

Transgender Community

LGBTQ+ Youth Crisis Hotlines

  • The Trevor Project – Suicide prevention for LGBTQA+ youth

    Call: 866-488-7386
    Text: START to 678-678
    Chat online

LGBTQ+ Adults

All Ages