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Places to go for Support

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Places to go for Support

Behavioral Health Resource Center

Available to all Dane County Residents

If you, someone you care about, or someone you are working with needs help finding mental health and/or substance use services in Dane County, call the Behavioral Health Resource Center (BHRC) at (608) 267-2244  or Email the BHRC at

The BHRC is a voluntary person and family centered service designed to help any Dane County resident seek assistance and access behavioral health services in Dane County, regardless of insurance status, financial status, age, identity, ability or legal status. BHRC Specialists are available to help connect you to resources for your mental health and/or substance use needs.

Care Solace

Available to MMSD Students and Families and MMSD Staff and Families

Care Solace provides mental health care coordination for school systems by linking students, students' family members AND/OR MMSD staff and families to mental health services that match their needs 24/7. Care Solace is committed to connecting our MMSD community to mental health therapists and will match culturally appropriate and gender appropriate resources and providers to our students and families. They provide translation in over 250 languages.

Health Insurance (if applicable)

Call your insurance company.  On the back of your health insurance card there will be a number for Member Services or Behavioral Health.  Ask for support for what you need. 

Emergency Resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (24 hours/nationally): 1-800-273-­8255

Hopeline Text “Hope” to 741741 to reach a Crisis Counselor (National Crisis Text Line)

Journey Crisis Intervention Line (24 hour for teens and adults): 608-280­-2600

Briarpatch Crisis Line (24 hour crisis line for teens): 608-251-1162 

Trevor Lifeline for LGBTQ+: 1-866-488-7386

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