Resources & Referrals
Guided Meditations and Mindfulness
SUBSTANCE ABUSE RESOURCES
Madison Alcoholics Anonymous 12-Step Recovery from alcoholism (608) 222-8989
Al-Anon Family Groups Support in the Madison area for those affected by another’s substance abuse/dependence
Local AA Madison Area meeting list
Local NA Badgerland Area meeting list
SMART Recovery of Madison Alternative to AA self-help meetings for recovery from alcohol and/or other drugs (608) 520-0458
Wisconsin Tobacco Quit line Phone consultation and free medication for individuals who want to quit smoking
(800) QUIT-NOW / (800) 784-8669
DETOXIFICATION AND TREATMENT PROGRAMS
Tellurian Wide range of services available for individuals struggling with substance use 2914 Industrial Drive (877) 661-9051
NewStart Affiliated w/Meriter Hospital; Assessment; Court-related services; Detox, Inpatient & Outpatient Services 1015 Gammon Lane (608) 417-8144
Gateway Recovery UW Health; intensive and regular outpatient; groups; legal/court-related assessment 25 Kessel Court, Suite 200 (608) 278-8270
Connections Counseling Outpatient services only; University Student specialty 5005 University Ave Suite 100 (608) 233-2100 (ext 10 to make an appointment)
Journey Mental Health Center Clinical Assessment Unit, 49 Kessel Ct. (608) 280-2700
Lake Monona Psychotherapy & Recovery Center 900 John Nolen Drive (Outpatient services) (608) 256-5030
CRISIS AND SUICIDE PREVENTION
For situations involving immediate danger, call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest hospital emergency room.
24-Hour Crisis Line of Dane County (608) 280-2600
Crisis Text Line (available 24/7 nationally) Text HELLO to 741-741
National Suicide Prevention Hotline (800) 273-8255
National 24-hour LGBT Crisis Hotline (866) 488-7386 The Trevor Project website
Veterans Crisis Line (800) 273-8255 (Press 1) or confidential chat at VeteransCrisisLine.net
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention This website provides information about suicide and suicide prevention. It is helpful to individuals who are depressed, considering suicide, to survivors of suicide, and to those concerned about a friend or loved one.
The JED Foundation, Half of Us These websites provide suicide prevention & mental health information for college students. (800) 273-TALK (800) 273-8255
University of Wisconsin Hospital (608) 263-6400 600 Highland Ave. Madison 53792 Emergency Room (608) 262-2398 Psychiatric Unit (B6/5) (608) 263-7525
UnityPoint Health Meriter (608) 417-6000 202 South Park Street Madison 53715 Emergency Room (608) 417-6206 Psychiatric Unit (1 East) (608) 417-5330
SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital (608) 251-6100 700 South Park Street Madison 53715 Emergency Room (608) 251-6100 Psychiatric Unit (608) 258-6697
William S Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital (608) 256-1901 | (888) 478-8321 2500 Overlook Terrace Madison 53705 Veterans Crisis Line (800) 273-8255 (press 1) 24 Hour Telephone Care Service (888) 598-7793
S.A.F.E. (Self Abuse Finally Ends) 1-800-DONTCUT (1-800-366-8288) 6:00 a.m. to midnight, central time, 7-days-a-week
Disordered Eating and Body Image
Rogers Behavioral Health (608) 238-4411, 406 Science Drive Suite 110 Madison, WI 53711
National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) Help Line: (800) 931-2237. For crisis situations, text NEDA to 741741 and get connected with a trained volunteer at the Crisis Text Line.
If in an emergency, call 911. To report an incident to the City of Madison Police, call (608) 225-2345. To report an incident to the college, contact the Dean of Students Office at (608) 663-2212, or Edgewood College Security at (608) 663-4321.
If you would like to discuss your options for reporting in a confidential manner, the following are our on-campus confidential resources:
Personal Counseling Services (608) 663-4148
Health Services (608) 663-8334
Laurin Dodge, Assistant Director for Community Building, (608) 663-3233, firstname.lastname@example.org
Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS) Services include their 24-hour help line, (608) 251-4445, legal services, support groups, safety planning, emergency shelter
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Family Service Madison Comprehensive Anti-Violence Services for Survivors and Perpetrators, (608) 252-1320, 128 E. Olin Avenue, Madison
Find our sexual assault resource page here.
Grief & Loss
Agrace Grief Support Center, 1-800-553-4289, 2906 Marketplace Drive, Fitchburg, WI
Campus & Community Resources
Edgewood College's Queer Student Center is located in Predolin 208.
OutReach, (608) 255-8582, 2701 International Lane, Suite 101, Madison, WI. Offers peer counseling, support groups, referral assistance, and other services.
Outhealth Inc., (608) 238-0100. 5321 University Ave., Madison WI. Provides affordable, accessible care to the LGBTQ+ community.
Center for Community Healing, (608) 520-0461, 568 Grand Canyon Dr., Madison WI.
Northern Roots Therapy Center, (608) 400-3818, 2960 Triverton Pike Dr., Ste. 102, Fitchburg, WI and 6702 Stonefield Road, Ste 101, Middleton, WI.
Trevor Lifeline, (866) 488-7386 or text "Start" to 678-678. 24-hour LGBTQ+ crisis hotline and text line.
Trans Lifeline, (877) 565-8860, Peer support for trans people in crisis. For the trans community, by the trans community.
Resources for BIPOC Students
Anesis Therapy Center (608) 268-6530, 815 Forward Drive, Madison WI. Anesis Therapy Center was established to bring more cultural competent mental health care in the Dane County. Counseling services are offered in English, Spanish, Albanian, and Hmong. The staff is racially, culturally, and linguistically diverse.
Ujima Program (608) 280-2519 or (608) 280-2700, 49 Kessel Court, Madison, WI. Services are dedicated to promoting the self identity and quality of life of African American families who are affected by alcohol and other drug abuse, trauma, and other mental health related issues.
Centro Hispano of Dane County (608) 255-3018, 810 W. Badger Road, Madison, WI. Provides social services and other supports.
Kajsiab House (608) 280-4760. Kajsiab House was developed for the Hmong community, as a place in which families can be safe, express and experience their culture, as well as increase their understanding and the ability to live successfully within an American cultural context
Southeast Asian Outreach (608) 280-2560. Services designed to make mental health services more accessible and acceptable to Southeast Asian individuals and families in Dane County
Military & Veteran Resources
Military & Veterans Services at Edgewood College, (608) 663-4266, 122 DeRicci Hall, VeteransOffice@edgewood.edu
Madison VA, (608) 256-1901, 2500 Overlook Terrace, Madison WI. In addition to medical and mental health services, the Madison VA also offers a Complementary Medicine and Wellness Program that includes individual sessions and group classes on mindfulness, relaxation, yoga, Tai Chi, and more.
Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA), 1-800-WIS-VETS (947-8387), 2135 Rimrock Road, PO Box 7843, Madison WI. Works on behalf of Wisconsin's veterans community — veterans, their families and their survivors — in recognition of their service and sacrifice to our state and nation.
Madison Vet Center, (608) 264-5342, 706 Williamson St., Madison WI. Offers mental health counseling, job counseling, and benefits counseling and referral. In addition to serving veterans, the Vet Center offers bereavement counseling to parents, spouses, and children of armed forces personnel who died in service to their country.
County Veterans Service Office (CVSO). Contact to find out if you or your family qualify for local, state or federal Veterans' benefits. CVSOs work with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs and other Veterans Service Organizations to make sure you get all the Veteran benefits you are eligible for.
Job Center of Wisconsin, (888) 258-9966, Offers support to veterans around finding employment.
Team RWB - Madison, A group of veterans, active military, reserves, national guard, family members, and civilians that come together in the Madison area for physical activity, social activities, and community service.
Wisconsin Hero Outdoors, 2727 N. Grandview Blvd., Suite 301, Waukesha WI 53188. Help connect veterans, first responders, and their families to outdoor activities in Wisconsin.
Veterans Crisis Line, 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1), confidentially chat online, or text 838255
Autism Spectrum Disorder & Neurodiversity
Common Threads (608) 838-8999, 1717 N Stoughton Road, Madison, WI. Therapeutic and educational services for individuals on the autism spectrum and their families.
Scott Allen, LPC-IT, Westside Psychotherapy (608) 236-4460, 440 Science Dr., Suite 300, Madison WI. Individual and group counseling.
Autism Society of South-Central Wisconsin (608) 630-9147, 437 S Yellowstone Drive, Suite 217A Madison, WI. Dedicated to improving the lives of all who are impacted by autism by providing information, resources and support, while raising awareness and acceptance in our community. Adult services include information and referral, support and social groups, game nights, and college scholarships.
Clinics that Assess & Diagnose Autism Spectrum Disorder
Madison Neuropsychological Services, (608) 841-1606, 6510 Grand Teton Plaza, Suite 102, Madison WI
Counseling Resources Neuropsychological Associates, (608) 242-7160, 4785 Hayes Road, Suite 100, Madison WI
Waisman Center, Autism & Developmental Disabilities Clinic, (608) 263-3301, 1500 Highland Ave, Madison WI
Madison Psychiatric Associates, (608) 274-0355, 2702 International Lane, Suite 207, Madison WI
Different Minds, (608) 572-7905, 313 Price Place, #109, Madison, WI
Achieving Collaborative Treatment, (608) 497-3230, 200 Enterprise Drive, Verona, WI
Local Mental Health Providers
Please note that you should always check with your insurance carrier if you would like insurance to cover the services. You can do this by calling the number on the back of your insurance card and asking to speak with someone regarding Behavioral or Mental Health.
The Family Center (608) 663-6154 8025 Excelsior Drive, Suite 110, Madison, WI 53717
Family Therapy Center of Madison (608) 276-9191 700 Rayovac Drive, Suite 220, Madison, WI Capitol Square office: 14 W. Mifflin Street, Suite 210, Madison, WI
Harmonia, Madison Center for Psychotherapy (608) 255-8838 406 N. Pinkney Street, Madison, WI
Integral Psychology Center (608) 255-9330 1619 Monroe Street, Madison, WI
Isthmus Psychotherapy & Psychiatry (608) 256-6570 222 S. Bedford Street, Madison, WI
Madison Psychiatric Associates (608) 274-0355 5534 Medical Circle, Madison, WI
The Psychology Center (608) 833-9290 7617 Mineral Point Road, Suite 300, Madison, WI
Counseling Psychology Training Clinic UW-Madison / 335 Education Building / 1000 Bascom Mall / Madison, WI
Psychology Research & Training Clinic (608) 262-5925 UW-Madison Brogden Building, room 351 1202 W. Johnson Street, Madison, WI
Family Service Madison (608) 252-1320 128 E. Olin Avenue, Madison, WI
Mental Health Solutions (608) 829-1800 7633 Ganser Way, Suite 204, Madison, WI
Connections Counseling (608) 233-2100 ext. 10 5005 University Ave., Suite 100, Madison, WI
SSMHealth Dean Medical Group Note: Dean has several clinic locations to choose from; go to the website for specific information
Group Health Cooperative (608) 828-4853 Note: GHC has several clinic locations to choose from; call or go to the website for specific information
UWHealth Psychiatry and Psychology (608) 263-6100 Wisconsin Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WISPIC) 6001 Research Park Blvd., Madison, WI
Psychiatrists most commonly prescribe psychotropic medications. However, some may also provide psychotherapy services.
Access Community Health Centers Joyce and Marshall Erdman Clinic (608) 443-5480 2202 S Park Street, Madison, WI
Wingra Family Medical Center (608) 263-3111 1102 S Park Street, Madison, WI
Health & Wellness Apps
Apps can be used to promote relaxation, build healthy habits, and better understand your mental health. While these are not substitutes for therapy, the apps below are ones you may find helpful.
Given that these are not maintained by Personal Counseling Services or Edgewood College, this list is subject to change. Please follow the links to learn more about a particular app from its creator.
STRESS & ANXIETY