Mental Health Connections

When you, your child, friend or family are facing tough times it is difficult to know what to do or who to call for help. Getting the help you need can be confusing and exhausting. Here is a simple guide for navigating through challenging situations, and the community services that may help.

Mental Health Matters

Welcome to our MH Matters Series! For the next ten weeks, we will be exploring topics that influence youth mental health. Each week will highlight a new topic and provide helpful information to support overall wellness and healthy development.

Welcome to the tenth and final topic of our Mental Health Matters series! What coping skills will you use today?

Community Resource

Wisconsin Wayfinder supports families of children with delays, disabilities, special health care needs, and mental health conditions. Children’s resource guides are helpers who assist families, caregivers, professionals, and organizations in finding a wide array of supports and services available through the Children’s Resource Network. Their services are free and confidential. Connect with a children’s resource guide. Call (877) WiscWay or use our contact form. Click the button above for more information.

Great Rivers 2-1-1 offers free, confidential community information and referrals 24 hours/day. Dial 2-1-1 or (800) 362-8255 to talk to an information and referral specialist.

Resource Guide

Managing Stress and Increasing Resilience

Screen Time and Social Media

Navigating Conflict

Feeling Worried, Fearful, or Anxious

Feeling Sad or Withdrawn

Alcohol and Other Substance Use

Concerns about Self-Harm

Concerns about Suicidal Thoughts or Behaviors

Concerns about Following Directions or Rules

Concerns about Abuse or Neglect

Concerns about Runaway Behavior

Concerns about Aggression or Violence

Concerns about Sexual Abuse or Risky Sexual Behavior

Concerns about a Crime or Being a Victim of a Crime


Searching for a provider?  View our Provider Guide to review providers in the area including those approved by the School District of La Crosse to provide in school counseling.