Emergency Services

In the event of a life-threatening emergency, please dial 9-1-1.

Northwest Connections Mental Health Crisis Hotline: 1-888-552-6642

Iowa County WI Suicide Hotline: 1-800-362-5717

Wisconsin Statewide Crisis line: 1-866-317-9362

9-8-8 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: 9-8-8 or Online Chat – 24/7

988 has been designated as the new three-digit dialing code that will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (now known as the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline) and is now active across the United States.

When people call, text, or chat 988, they will be connected to trained counselors that are part of the existing Lifeline network. These trained counselors will listen, understand how their problems are affecting them, provide support, and connect them to resources if necessary.

National Hopeline Network: 1-800-784-2433 (Text “HOPELINE” to 741741)

HOPELINE, by the Center for Suicide Awareness, is a text-in (versus voice call-in) Wisconsin and provides service throughout the entire state. HOPELINE's purpose is to offer emotional support and resources before situations rise to crisis level. Texts received reflect struggles with breakups, job loss, bullying, LGBTQ issues, parental issues, school, friends, relationship issues or any struggle a person is experiencing.

Texto Esperanza: Mande "APOYO" a 839863. De lunes a jueves, 12:00 - 4:00 PM & 6:00 - 10:00 PM

The Trevor Project: Crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.

  • TrevorLifeline: Crisis intervention and suicide prevention phone service 24/7 1-866-488-7386
  • TrevorChat: Confidential online Instant Messaging with a Trevor counselor 24/7 (computer compatible) -
  • TrevorText: Confidential text messaging with a Trevor counselor 24/7/365 - Text “START” to 678678

Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255

Suicide Hotline for Wisconsin Vets, Combat Call Center: 1-877-WAR-VETS

National Department of Veterans Affairs: 800-273-8255, Press 1 or Send Text: 838255 or Chat Online

To connect Veterans in crisis, their families and friends with qualified, caring staff member who provides confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.

National Sexual Assault Hotline: 800-656-4673 (HOPE)

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233 (SAFE)