Online Resources

Employee Assistance Program
Check to see if your employer offers an Employee Assistance Program (EAP). These programs may vary from concerns like decreasing stress to more complex issues such as divorce. EAP Programs can offer support to you with life’s every day and not so every day challenges.

BENS Hope Bracelets with Hopeline
When you text 741741, a live trained Crisis Counselor receives and responds to text offering support for any painful emotional experience. During BENS Hope presentations we provide silicone bracelets to students to aid in suicide awareness/prevention. However, this Hopeline is available for ANY type of crisis with 24/7 support including COVID, anxiety, emotional abuse, depression, suicide, school stress, etc.

Alay Health Team – Mental Health Evaluation and Medication Management – Offering Onsite and Virtual Out-Patient Services
262-260-9000 or questions.alay@gmail.com
If you are in need of mental health evaluation and treatment, contact Alay Health. Their Team provides onsite and virtual out-patient services to help you manage your psychiatric needs. They care for patients of all ages dealing with anxiety, depression, alcohol and opioid abuse, ADHD, PTSD, ODD, bipolar, schizophrenia and more.

Got Your Back App
New digital platform for suicide awareness/prevention and education. Tools custom built to help cope with anxiety and depression. Visit https://jacobsswag.org. Thank you Teri Ellefson for sharing this information!

Survivors of Support (SOS) Support Group
SOS will resume meetings virtually. Meetings will be held the 2nd Tuesday of each month 6:30 – 8 PM. Look for more information on BENS Hope Facebook page on how to register through Eventbrite to participate.

GriefShare Support Group
https://www.griefshare.org/
GriefShare offers support for people who are grieving the death of someone close to them. It features Biblical teachings on grief and recovery. Sessions are offered in the spring and fall at the Community Evangelical Free Church located at 300 Pioneer Rd. East, Platteville, WI and run 13 weeks. For more information call the church office at (608) 348-7330.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
If you are in crisis – Call 800-273-8255

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