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Compassionate mental health care in Wisconsin

Behavioral health specialists at Ascension Wisconsin sites of care deliver compassionate mental health care for adults and children.

Your mental health affects all parts of your life. Mental health specialists at Ascension sites of care understand how your mental health affects your daily life. Our care teams diagnose and treat a wide range of mental illnesses. We start by listening to you, to better understand you and your health. Then, we work with you to create a care plan that’s right for you. Our care team offers programs for many types of mental illness, including drug and alcohol addiction, family conflicts, and social isolation. We're here to listen and understand.

Get compassionate care when you need it most

No matter what struggles you face, we’re here to offer hope and a commitment to helping you feel better. Our behavioral health services include treatments for, but not limited to:

  • Anxiety and stress management
  • Attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD)
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Caregiver burnout and stress
  • Couple and family dynamics
  • Depression and other mood disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Grief and loss
  • Memory problems
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Pain management
  • Phobias
  • Problems adjusting to life events (school, divorce, unemployment, retirement or disability)
  • Post-traumatic stress (PTSD)
  • Self-image and gender-identity
  • Sleep disorders
  • Substance abuse and addictions (alcohol, drugs, tobacco)
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Women’s health (perinatal mood and anxiety disorder)

Outpatient and inpatient mental health care

Inpatient Behavioral Health Services are available at:

  • Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital - Milwaukee Campus, Milwaukee
  • Ascension Columbia St. Mary's Hospital - Ozaukee Campus, Mequon
  • Ascension NE Wisconsin - Mercy Campus, Oshkosh
  • Ascension NE Wisconsin - St. Elizabeth Campus, Appleton

For non-emergent concerns, call our outpatient offices, Monday-Friday:

  • Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital - Ozaukee Campus, Mequon 262-243-6127
  • Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital -  Milwaukee Campus, Milwaukee 414-585-5520
  • Ascension All Saints Hospital, Racine 262-687-2222
  • Ascension St. Francis Hospital, Milwaukee 414-389-3111
  • Ascension SE Wisconsin Hospital - St. Joseph Campus, Milwaukee 414-874-4560
  • Ascension NE Wisconsin - Mercy Campus , Oshkosh 920-223-2000
  • Ascension NE Wisconsin - St. Elizabeth Campus, Appleton 920-738-2000

If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, including suicidal thoughts, potential drug overdose or self-harm, go to the nearest ER and call 9-1-1.

Adult and geriatric outpatient and inpatient programs

For men and women, we have a full range of mental health and addiction services.

  • Anger issues
  • Anxiety (panic attacks)
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression
  • Grief and Loss
  • Mood Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Schizophrenia
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Addiction

At Ascension Mercy, we also have a Geriatric Unit to support the special needs of the aging.

We offer inpatient treatment for:

  • Abuse (all types)
  • Anxiety disorders (phobias, panic attacks)
  • Depression
  • Failure to thrive and eating disorders
  • Grief and loss issues
  • Mood disorders, anger issues
  • Relationship issues
  • Thought disorders contributing to memory lapse
  • Addiction
  • Medication management

Our personalized treatments and resources for older adults include:

  • Thorough assessments and evaluations by a team of specialists
  • One-on-one counseling
  • Group sessions with optional family-based meeting
  • Occupational therapy
  • Discharge planning and follow-up recommendations

For more information, call 920-223-3532.

One of the few opioid dependence treatment programs in Wisconsin

Addictions are treatable. We have the expertise to manage your struggles with opioids and other addictive substances. We are certified to administer Suboxone® (buprenorphine), so you can safely withdraw from your addiction. To learn more about our opioid treatment program, call 920-223-8570.

Pediatric psychiatry for children of all ages

The Ascension St. Elizabeth inpatient psychiatry unit specializes in the needs of both children and adolescents. In our area, we have board-certified pediatric psychiatrists and deliver treatment for children and their family with:

  • Anxiety and depression
  • Behavioral concerns
  • Grief and loss
  • Substance abuse
  • Trauma

To learn more, call 920-738-2490.

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

Ascension St. Elizabeth’s campus now offers TMS. This noninvasive procedure uses repetitive magnetic pulses to stimulate nerve cells in the brain to help with symptoms of depression and other mental health conditions. While these conditions are treatable, some methods aren’t for everyone. TMS is a therapy used when other methods of treatment have not been successful.

This treatment is conducted directly in your doctor’s office and allows you to return to your everyday activities after receiving treatment.