Hope and Awareness Sunset

 Walk for Hope Poster 2019

If you have any questions about additional mental health or suicide prevention resources, or are interested in getting involved in the Coalition, please contact:

Michelle Nelson, LCSW

900 Illinois Ave.

Stevens Point, WI 54481

Phone: 715-346-5401

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These free, confidential, online screenings may help start conversations with loved ones and mental health providers. Mental Health America states that "Taking a mental health screening is one of the quickest and easiest ways to determine whether you are experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition. Mental health conditions are real, common, and treatable. And recovery is possible."


Depression Screenings

Mental Health America Depression Test

Quick Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology-Self Report (QIDS-SR)


Anxiety Screenings

Mental Health America Anxiety Test

PsychTests Abridged Anxiety Test


Bipolar Screenings

Mental Health America Bipolar Test


Psychosis Screenings

Mental Health America Psychosis Test


Eating Disorder Screenings

Mental Health America Eating Disorder Test


PTSD Screenings

Mental Health America PTSD Test


Alcohol/Addiction Screenings

Mental Health America Addiction Test


If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, get help! If you don't find the help you need right away, keep trying, there IS hope!

National Phone/Text:

    Police (request CIT Officer): 911

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

       TTY 1-800-799-4889     Spanish/Español: 1-888-628-9454

    Veteran's Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 press 1 or text to 838255

    HOPELINE: Text “HOPELINE” to 741741

    Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ Crisis Line ages 13-24): 866-488-7386


    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

    National Crisis Textline www.crisistextline.org

    Suicide Prevention Resource Center www.sprc.org

    National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention www.actionalallianceforsuicideprevention.org

    American Association for Suicidology www.suicidology.org

    American Foundation for Suicide Prevention www.afsp.org

    National American Indian/Alaska Natives Hope for Life Day Toolkit www.actionallianceforsuicideprevention.org/hope-life-day

    SAMHSA Suicide Prevention Resources for American Indians and Alaska Natives


    The Trevor Project (especially for LGBTQ Youth) www.thetrevorproject.org

    Black Girls Smile www.blackgirlssmile.org/resources

    SAMHSA Suicide Prevention Among Hispanic Populations


 Wisconsin Phone/Text:

    Police (request CIT Officer): 911

    Central WI FREE & Confidential Information & Referrals: 211

    In Portage County: 1-866-317-9362

    National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Portage-Wood Counties: 715-544-9653

WI Websites:

    Prevent Suicide Wisconsin http://www.preventsuicidewi.org

    WI Department of Public Instruction, Suicide Prevention Page https://dpi.wi.gov/sspw/mental-health/youth-suicide-prevention

    WI Safe and Health Schools Center, Suicide Prevention Resources http://www.wishschools.org/resources/suicidepreventionresources.cfm

    Wisconsin Interactive Statistics on Health Query System www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/wish/index.htm

    Zero Suicide in Wisconsin www.preventsuicidewi.org/zero-suicide