Mental Health Resources

Help is available as outlined below:

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Mental Health Resources for Enrolled UW-Madison Students

FOR IMMEDIATE MENTAL HEALTH ASSISTANCE ANYTIME (including evenings and weekends) CALL THE UHS CRISIS LINE AT (608)265-5600, OPTION 9.

Mental Health Resources for Faculty & Staff

  • Call the Employee Assistance Office during the day at (608) 263-2987  from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or visit www.eao.wisc.edu. Employee Assistance Office professional staff offer free confidential counseling and consultation at no cost to faculty, staff, graduate student employees, significant others, and family members. They help with: work-related stress, personal stress, anxiety, depression, caregiving, alcohol and drugs, relationship challenges, conflict, mental health, grief and loss, among other things.
  • Health Care Providers
    • Dean Health
      608-280-4500 or 608-252-8226
    • Group Health Cooperative
      608-257-9700
    • Quartz UW Health
      Contact UW Hospital Emergency Room: 608-262-2398
    • Physicians Plus (Behavioral Health) After Hours – you must contact Meriter Hospital Emergency Room 608-417-6206
    • Unity (Behavioral Health) After Hours – you must contact UW-Hospital Emergency Room 608-262-2398
  • Ombuds Office
    The Ombuds Office is a safe place where UW-Madison employees can seek free guidance regarding workplace concerns at any time, without fear of reprisal.

Helping Others

  • To request assistance addressing a tragedy with students (i.e. having a counselor come to you class), please call UHS at (608) 265-5600, option 2.