MMSD recognizes that physical, social, and emotional health are linked to academic achievement and college, career, and community readiness.
Mental Health & Wellness Resources
Make schools safer and healthier by improving access to mental health and wellness resources.
Use the filter below to sort resources available based on what you need. These resources are a starting point for learning about mental health and wellness.
If you're in crisis, please check the crisis line information below to speak to someone and get support. For other requests please contact your school via their directory.
Text “HOPELINE” to 741741
Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 608-280-2600 or 988
Briarpatch Helpline: 1-800-798-1126
Trevor Lifeline for LGBTQ+: 1-866-488-7386 or click here for Trevor Text & Trevor Chat
24/7 SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline - 1-800-985-5990
24/7 Parental Stress Line - 1-800-632-8188
- Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS) Help Line: 608-251-4445 or 800-747-4045, If you are in immediate danger, call 911.
Educators, students, and parents need to be on a path to wellness together for schools to be sites of healing.
- Bettina Love
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Coping resources for mental health.
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The Employee Assistance Program provides MMSD Employees and family members with confidential and personal support on important topics that will help you with your well-being, including stress management, nutrition, fitness and daily living. The Employee Assistance Program will help you with support and/or referrals 24/7 by phone, online, live chat, email and text.
When you have questions about health and social services, figuring out where to go when you need help can be overwhelming. Well Badger Resource Center is here to make it easier.
MMSD has partnered with Care Solace to support the well-being of our families. Care Solace is a complimentary and confidential care coordination service that can help you quickly find mental health or substance use treatment options matched to your needs, regardless of circumstances.
When U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy issued a public health advisory this month on protecting youth mental health, he brought attention to the widespread challenges facing today’s young people. But he also emphasized that these challenges are surmountable — and often preventable.
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