Did you miss the Heroin Community Forum?

If you missed the forum on Heroin in Hudson, you can watch it online thanks to the River Channel by clicking here.

The speakers for the evening were overwhelmed and touched by the number of people who attended the forum. With a packed house, the audience listened to personal stories, area professionals and connected with other in the community.

We have had some requests for the program we handed out for the evening. In this program was a list of resources, and some of the stories captured from our area families. You can download a copy of this program by clicking here.

Some additional resources provided to us include:

Programs for Change Guide to Mental Health Services

Thanks to Sara Sedahl, an AODA Counselor with St. Croix County Health & Human Services we can also share this information:

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH Our vision is improved quality of life for the community of St. Croix County by providing high quality services directed at effectively meeting the behavioral health needs of its members.

Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services
For Intake Appointments: 715-246-8255
For general information: 715-246‑8209                                                                                                                               

PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

Assessment and Referral Services: Chemical dependency assessment services to determine the level of treatment need for individuals with chemical dependency issues.  Referral outpatient treatment or can help make arrangements for detox, inpatient treatment and halfway house services via our contracted provider network.

Outpatient Treatment Program: Primary and aftercare treatment in individual and/or group sessions. Our primary group meets twice per week and our aftercare group meets once per week.

Intensive Outpatient Treatment Program: Our Intensive Outpatient Program utilizes the Matrix Model consisting of group treatment sessions three days per week along with individual sessions, as needed.

Adolescent Treatment Services: Adolescent treatment is available through individual and group treatment formats.  Out adolescent group treatment program is a 90-day program involving one group for the adolescents and one group for the family on a weekly basis, as well as, individual sessions with the adolescent.

Jail Treatment Program: Chemical dependency treatment, utilizing the Matrix Model, provided to St Croix County jail inmates and Huber inmates on a voluntary or court ordered basis.

Case Management Services: Coordination of inpatient chemical dependency treatment with other support services offered by our agency to ensure clients receive high quality services and maximize their chances for a successful recovery.

Intoxicated Driver Program: Intoxicated Driver assessments for St. Croix County residents convicted of Operating While Intoxicated or related offenses resulting in a Driver Safety Plan. Driver Safety Plan recommendations range from educational programs to inpatient treatment.

Crisis Intervention Services:

  1. Emergency Services available via phone.  Emergency services may be accessed by dialing 911 and asking for the Behavioral Health On-call worker.
  2. Emergency inpatient treatment assessments are available on a daily basis for those who do not have insurance, Medicare or Medicaid.

Eligibility: These services are available for all residents of St. Croix County.

Payment Source: Medicaid, Medicare, private insurance, private pay on sliding fee scale.

RESOURCES FOR PREVENTION, INTERVENTION, AND TREATMENT OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE

PREVENTION

www.drugfree.org  Resources for the prevention, treatment and intervention of substance use. Great information about preventing substance abuse at any age, from preschoolers to young adults.

www.parenthetical.org  Information and social networking for the parents of tweens and teens to help deal with the challenges that life with an adolescent can bring.

www.samhsa.gov  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration with great educational resources and information on the substance abuse prevention campaign Talk. They Hear You.

INTERVENTION

Youth Service Bureau-Chemical Awareness Program
Stillwater: 651-439-8800
Woodbury: 651-735-9534
Cottage Grove: 651-458-5224
Western Wisconsin: 715-781-0409
http://www.ysb.net

St. Croix Valley Restorative Justice Programs
215 N. 2nd St., Suite 108, River Falls, WI  54022
Phone: 715-425-1100  |  www.scvrjp.org

WITC
1019 South Knowles Avenue, New Richmond, WI  54017
Phone: 715-246-6561

 TREATMENT

Many health insurance plans cover substance abuse treatment services. Contact your insurance provider to see what benefits your household can take advantage of.

 Many companies offer Employee Assistance Programs (EPA) that will provide free and confidential counseling for substance abuse issues for the employee and their family. Check with your Human Resource department or employee handbook for more information.

St. Croix County Health and Human Services
1445 N. 4th St., New Richmond, WI  54017  |  AODA Department: (715)246-8209

SAMHSA: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Online Treatment Locator tool and Information on Substance Abuse
http://www.samhsa.gov  |  1-800-662-HELP (4357)

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