Mental Health

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Local Resources:

NAMI Dane County

  • Support groups, educational programs, other resources

  • 2059 Atwood Avenue, Madison, WI 53704 (608) 249-7188

Catholic Charities or Catholic Charities en espanol

  • Visit the website for a listing of all the services provided.

  • Children Service: Help kids who have developmental delays, are in need of behavioral or mental health services, are at-risk for alcohol abuse, and have been adopted.

  • Individual and Family services are programs that assist families, children, and individuals. Services include professional mental health counseling for all ages and rural mobile food pantries.  

  • Madison Location: 702 S. High Point Road # 201, Madison, WI 73719 (608) 826-8000

Family Services of Madison

  • Comprehensive mental health services for individuals and families.

  • Madison Location: 128 E. Olin Avenue, Madison, WI 73713 (608) 252- 1320

Lutheran Social Services

Open Door for Change

  • Provides DBT Therapy

  • Licensed mental health clinic that offers outpatient therapy for depression, addiction, anxiety, and learning disabilities

  • 6502 Grand Teton Plaza #203, Madison, WI 53719

Journey Mental Health

  • One of the largest outpatient mental health and substance abuse treatment clinics

  • Mental health and substance abuse counseling for people of all ages

  • 24 hour crisis line: (608) 280-2600

  • 49 Kessel Ct. Madison, WI 53711 (608) 280-2700

The Family Center

  • Affordable therapy for individuals, couples, and families.

  • 8025 Excelsior Drive #110, Madison, WI 53717 (608) 663-6154


  • Crisis intervention, short term counseling for homeless, runaway youth and their families

  • 2720 Rimrock Road, Madison, WI 53713 (608) 251-1126 Email

Resource Guides:

Mental Health America
NAMI Dane County Resource Guide
United Way Resource Directory
Aging and Disability Resource Center



Help Guide

  • Guide to anxiety

Mental Health America

  • Overview of Anxiety



Help Guide

  • Guide to depression

Mental Health America

  • Overview of Depression

Youth Suicide Prevention Information

CrisisTextLine is Free, 24/7, and Confidential. Text "START to 741-741, or go to for information and more resources.

National Suicide Prevention Life-life: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

Self Harm

Mayo Clinic


Local Resource

UW Health Mindfulness

  • Provides information and classes for stress reduction

  • A list of classes, supports and seminars

  • UW Health Mindfulness Classes for Teens

  • Phone Number: (608) 265-8325 or (608) 262-9355

  • If there is no scheduled class it means that they are currently full or have already begun.  If this is the case it would be worth calling the office number listed.  Classes are run in the Fall, Spring, and Summer.

UW Madison Classes

  • Mindfulness classes offered through University of Wisconsin

  • For more information call Megan Kasdorf at (608) 263-6090 or by email:

National Resources

Daniel Rechtshaffen

  • Resources provides online trainings, education, and mindfulness books

Educational Resources about Mindfulness

Mindfulness Meditation Recordings

Short Mindfulness Exercises

Mindfulness for Teens

Mindfulness Apps, Books, Classes and Resources
Mindfulness Quiz


Eating Disorders

National Eating Disorder Association

  • Helpline: (800) 931-2237

  • NEDA supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders by providing prevention, cures, and access to care.

Anorexia Nervosa

  • Provides information on sIgns, symptoms, causes, and treatments for anorexia nervosa

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Association of Disorders

  • Provides information to help people overcome their fears and issues with eating and body image.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

  • Provides information on symptoms, self-help and treatments