Hotlines

Mental Health Hotline:  Mental Health Crisis? Forest, Vilas and Oneida County call 1-888-299-1188.

Smoking Cessation:  Break free of cigarettes. Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

Disaster Distress Line:  Stress, anxiety, and other depression are common after a disaster. Call 1-800-985-5990 or visit the Disaster Distress Line to talk.

Wisconsin First Step:  Information on services for children and youth with special needs, their families and providers. Call 1-800-642-7837 to speak with a parent specialist.

Maternal and Child Health Hotline:  Call 1-800-722-2295 for information on BadgerCare Plus, WIC, HealthCheck, maternal depression, Prenatal Care Coordination, family planning, developmental screenings, and more.

Dead Bird Hotline (only in service from May 1 – October 31 each year):  Some dead birds can serve as an early warning for certain viruses.  Call 1-800-433-1610 to report a dead bird near you.

Poison Control Hotline:  Call 1-800-222-1222 for 24-hour, toll-free poison information.

Radon Hotline:  Get in touch with a radon expert by calling 1-888-LOW-RADON (1-888-569-7236).