Health and Wellness
Pierce County Resources – General Health
- Birth to Three
- Disease Prevention and Immunizations
- Dental Health
- Pregnancy and Reproductive Health
- WIC, Nutrition and Physical Activity
- ADRC (Aging and Disability Resource Center)
Free Clinic of Pierce and St Croix Counties
Registration begins at 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday evenings; walk-ins only (no appointments).
Up to 25 patients can be seen each week by a health care provider. The Free Clinic is NOT providing COVID-19 testing.
Free Clinic of Pierce and St. Croix Counties – Unit 2 at the River Falls Vibrant Health Medical Clinic
1687 Division Street
River Falls, WI 54022
Mayo Clinic Health System
530 West Cairns Street
Ellsworth, Wisconsin 54011
Wisconsin Resources – General Health
- Diseases and Conditions
- Health Care and Coverage
- Long-term Care and Support
- Prevention and Healthy Living
- Partners and Providers
ABC for Health (health insurance coverage issues)
National Resources – General Health
Centers For Disease Control and Prevention
CDC works 24/7 keeping America safe from health, safety, and security threats, both foreign and domestic.
HealthCare.gov is the government site to find health insurance options through the Affordable Care Act’s Health Insurance Marketplace.
MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from government agencies and health-related organizations. It also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials and the latest health news.
Mayo Clinic – Patient Care and Health Information has up-to-date health information including diseases and conditions, tests and procedures, drugs and supplements, and a symptom checker.
AMA Doctor Finder is an online physician locator that helps you find a match for your medical needs. It provides you with basic professional information on virtually every licensed physician in the United States.
FamilyDoctor.org is operated by the American Academy of Family Physicians and provides easy to understand health information.
HealthFinder.gov has resources on a wide range of health topics selected from approximately 1,400 government and non-profit organizations for reliable health information.
HealthyChildren.org from the American Academy of Pediatrics, is committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
KidsHealth.org from the Nemours Foundation Center, provides information about health, behavior and development from before birth through the teen years.
Merck Manual Home Edition has complex medical information in plain language.
Physician’s Desk Reference has comprehensive drug information.
Caregiver Space is an online peer support community created and run by people who provide care.
Mental Health Resources
- Alcohol and Drug Abuse
- Children, Youth and Families
- Aging and Disability Resource Center
- Economic Support
Mental Health America of Wisconsin
(414) 276-3122 or (866) 948-6483
AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) Hotline for Western Wisconsin
Start Your Recovery offers people who are dealing with substance use issues a single source of reputable, objective information about signs, symptoms, conditions, treatment options, and resources — presented in a user-friendly format and in language that’s easy to understand.
Domestic Violence & Abuse
National Domestic Violence Hotline – Call: 800-799-7233
St. Croix Valley SART (Sexual Assault Response Team)
The National Child Abuse Hotline
1(800) 4-A-CHILD or 1 (800) 422-4453
24-Hour Text Hotline: (715)821-8626
24-Hour Crisis Hotline: (1(800) 345-5104
Local phone: (715) 425-6751
24 Hour Crisis Text Line
Text: HELLO to 741-741
Emergency Info for Teens in Crisis
Positive Alternatives/Teen Care – Where Teens and Families Get Help Fast
Sites in River Falls and Menomonie offer a wide range of youth and family services.
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
24 Hour Crisis Hotline: 1.800.491.8336
River Falls Location:
2860 Williams Avenue – River Falls, WI 54022 – 715.426.2224 – http://positive-alternatives.org/
603 Terrill Road – Menomonie, WI 54751 – 715.235.9552 – http://positive-alternatives.org/
Pierce County Human Services – Mental Health
offers outpatient, prevention, crisis intervention, emergency care, and referrals. Immediate assistance is available 24 hours a day for all emergencies.
24 hour help: 888.552.6642
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available 24 hours a day and will connect you to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area.
24 hour help: 1.800.273.8255
The Steve Fund Crisis Textline* (young people of color can text to connect with a trained crisis counselor 24/7 ) Text STEVE to 741741
LGBTQ+ Crisis Hotlines
- Trans Lifeline – 877-565-8860
LGBTQ+ Youth Crisis Hotlines
- LGBT National Youth Talkline – 1-800-246-7743
- The Trevor Project – Suicide prevention for LGBTQA+ youth
Text: START to 678-678
- Lifeline* – 1-800-273-8255
- Crisis Text Line* – Text HOME to 741741
- LGBT National Hotline – 1-888-843-4564