The Winona County Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition (ASAP) is proud to announce that we have been approved for a Drug Free Communities grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The mission of the Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy is to protect the public through effective licensure and enforcement of the statutes and rules governing its licensees to ensure a standard of competent and ethical practice.
Committed to meeting you where you are on your journey with overcoming substance abuse. Providing a variety of services from chemical use assessments, outpatient treatment, and transitional care housing.
Crisis Response offers phone support is offered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. A trained counselor will assess your current situation, offer support and counseling and be able to connect you with local resources. Please call 1-844-CRISIS2. Our phone support staff have the ability to dispatch our Crisis Response mobile teams. These teams can meet you in the community to complete a more comprehensive assessment and planning to support you through the current crisis situation. Crisis Response has mobile teams available during the following times: Monday through Friday: 5:00pm-12:00am Holidays and weekends: 24 hours.
The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is the leading peer-directed national organization focusing on the two most prevalent mental health conditions, depression and bipolar disorder. DBSA’s peer-based, wellness-oriented, and empowering services and resources are available when people need them, where they need them, and how they need to receive them—online 24/7, in local support groups, in audio and video casts, or in printed materials distributed by DBSA, our chapters, and mental health care facilities across America.
Hiawatha Valley serves a five county area in Minnesota including Winona, Wabasha, Houston, Goodhue and Fillmore Counties and La Crosse County in Wisconsin. There are outpatient offices located in each of the five counties. Winona also has additional facilities including residential treatment facilities, PSN (Peer Support Network), and SCY Center (Supporting Community Youth).
Family & Children’s Center is a regional, private, not-for-profit 501(c)3 agency that provides a continuum of services designed to strengthen families and promote individual well-being, including child abuse and neglect prevention, alternative schools, community-based counseling, residential options, community support programs, and several outreach programs
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
PSN provides a comfortable space for people experiencing mental health issues to socialize and support one another. It is a place that promotes recovery and growth. Assistance is given to obtain the resources necessary to meet life’s needs, and set goals for the future. It provides a safe and inclusive environment where people can relax, make friends, and participate in groups in the evening or weekends, when clinical mental health services are typically unavailable. A Certified Peer Support Specialist is available on site to help coordinate services and activities. Volunteers are also valued participants in this program.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.
Stepping Up: A National Initiative to Reduce the Number of People with Mental Illnesses in Jails. Once incarcerated, individuals with mental illnesses tend to stay longer in jail and upon release are at a higher risk of returning to incarceration than those without these illnesses.
The Winona County Community Assessment and Reintegration Program (CARE Program) provides for its clients by connecting them to professional services as well as pre-existing resources in the community. We connect those who have few to no resources with the opportunities they need as they make a critical transition from confinement to community living. The safe and successful reintegrate of adult offenders relies on acknowledging the factors that prompts offenders to offend and if not addressed lead them to re-offend.
The CJCC is the recognized forum in Winona County for justice system review, analysis, policy development and reform. The Criminal Justice Coordinating Council brings together the participating agencies in the criminal justice system with representatives of local governments and the public. The Council seeks to assure for Winona County a criminal justice system that is fair and just, that provides for the public’s safety, offers real opportunities for individuals to change the direction of their lives through rehabilitation and makes the best use of the public’s funds.
Winona Health offers both inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and counseling services. Winona Health includes an 8-bed inpatient unit known as the Department of Behavioral Medicine. This secured unit offers special programs for those suffering from chemical dependency, anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, schizophrenia and psychosis. Winona Health Psychiatric & Counseling Services offers a comprehensive array of outpatient services: mental health counseling, psychiatric and psychological evaluations, medication management, parenting concerns, and geriatric counseling.
Counseling & Wellness Services supports the WSU and MSC-SE Technical communities by offering a range of mental health services designed to enhance student growth and success. Services provided include: confidential, short-term personal or career counseling; crisis intervention; consultations about students in distress; referrals; and outreach programs and groups