Help and Resources

Local Resources
Columbia County Community Resources-Prepared by the Columbia County Department of Health and Human Services.  Look here for information about addiction resources, mental health support, and suicide information among others.  

Columbia County Brochure on Mental Health and Substance Abuse-This brochure lists clinics and other resources for mental health and substance abuse in Columbia County.

Columbia County Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services-This document explains the services offered through Columbia County for mental abuse and substance abuse.  

Certified Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities in WI-If you are looking to help your child battle substance abuse, take a look at this document to find a treatment facility in Columbia County.

United Way 211-2-1-1 is a simple, free way to connect all people in need with vital human services for e veryday life or in times of crisis. By dialing 2-1-1 anywhere in the state of Wisconsin, people are linked to information about local resources, from both government and nonprofit organizations. From the single parent seeking food for their children to the senior citizen looking for in-home care, 2-1-1 brings people and community resources together.

The Pauquette Center-The Pauquette Center offers a full range of outpatient treatment and evaluation services to adults, adolescents and children who suffer from alcohol or substance abuse and addiction or the effects of substance abuse problems in the family.

Aspen Family Counseling-is a unique, full-service, outpatient community resource specializing in comprehensive consultation, evaluation and psychotherapy for: families, individuals, specialized groups, schools and businesses.  Includes AODA counseling.  

Compass Counseling-Located  in Portage, Compass offers a wide variety of counseling services.  

Pathway Clinic-Based in Sauk City, Pathway Clinic is a regional psychiatric provider comprised of psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists, and alcohol abuse counselors   

Tellurian
-A not-for-profit agency that provides a wide array of human services. Services address problems relating to substance abuse and addictions, mental illness, and homelessness.

Lodi Community Action Team-The Lodi Community Action Team promotes the creation of a healthy environment that fosters alcohol and other drug free choices among our youth.  

Columbia County Sheriff's Department (Drug Education and Enforcement)- The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is committed to providing education about the resistance to drug abuse, as well as a commitment to proactive enforcement of controlled substance laws. The Sheriff’s Office works jointly with local agencies to create a multi-jurisdictional task force designed to target drug traffickers and manufactures.

SAMHSA Opioid Overdose Toolkit for Families-This toolkit offers hope and reference for survivors and family members of those impacted by opioid overdose.  


Resources for Addiction Providers
Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network-A nationwide resource network for professionals in addiction treatment and the recovery services field.  

Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention for Youth, A Pocket Guide-Guides providers through the Brief Intervention process for young patients.  

WI Epidemiological Profile on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse, 2012-Presents the data collected from WI on alcohol and other drug abuse.  

SAMHSA Opioid Overdose Toolkit for Prescribers-Offers tips for prescribers dealing with opioid overdoses.  

SAMHSA Opioid Overdose Toolkit: 5 Essential Tips for First Responders-Simple and effective reference for local EMS and law enforcement.

The Faces of Tellurian


Other Resources

Guide to Addiction Prevention for Seniors- This site contains more than 50 valuable resources regarding addiction prevention for seniors.

Online Behavioral Health Webinar Series-Through FREE online courses, learn about substance abuse prevention and treatment.

What is Suboxone-Learn more about this drug that is used to treat opiate addictions.  

Find a Suboxone Clinic-Find a certified doctor near you who can prescribe a private, in-office treatment for opiate dependence.  

What is Naltrexone-Learn more about this treatment that is used to help people with opiate dependence.  

SAMHSA Opioid Overdose Toolkit for Communities-Directed at members of local communities, this tool lists things that community members can do to combat opioid dependence.  

Time to Act-Offered from the Partnership at Drug Free.org.  Contains information about signs and symptoms if your loved one is abusing drugs or alcohol.

Wisconsin Family Ties-The Family Guide to Adolescent Substance Abuse Information and Services in WI provides a guide for families whose teen is struggling with addiction.  WI Family Ties Part 2-Provides more information and resources for families.

SAMHSA's Behavioral Health Treatment Facility Locator-Use this to help locate addiction and mental health services in your area.  

Substance Abuse Resources for Families-Partnered with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Administration for Children and Families offers a plethora of resources and services to help families dealing with substance abuse.  

National Institute on Drug Abuse-NIDA's mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism-NIAAA supports and conducts research on the impact of alcohol use on human health and well-being. It is the largest funder of alcohol research in the world.

Hazeleden-Looking for support during recovery?  Take a look at Hazelden's online community to connect with others with similar experiences. 

ReachOut-Provides support and resources for people in times of crisis.  Allows you to connect with an online community to network.  

Town Hall Meetings to Curb Underage Drinking-SAMHSA offers this document as a guide for communities looking to have critical conversations regarding underage drinking in their communities.  

Local Municipalities Information
Alcohol Licensing Process Chart-This document outlines the process for obtaining a proper alcohol license.