Crisis Intervention

The crisis center is more than just a hotline. It is a community of caring people who want to make a difference and create positive change. The staff at the KHDS Crisis Prevention Center works hard every day by providing support, counseling, referrals, and intervention. Specialists, such as AODA counselors, help people overcome their addiction and live healthier lives.

Crisis Events Remediated In 2023 That Screened In For Suicidal Ideation

Of Crisis Calls Came From Children Under 18

Persons Supported By An AODA Specialist In 2023

In-Person And Phone Support - Anytime, Always

We offer crisis intervention, both in-person and phone service, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. There is never an automated machine or voice message answering our phone.

Call The Crisis Hotline When..

  • Feeling Suicidal
  • Angry, depressed or anxious
  • Substance abuse problems
  • Lonely or isolated
  • Family disputes
  • Physical or emotional abuse
  • Having school problems
  • Runaway issues
  • Just Need To Talk

Cross-Trained To Address The Entire Community

Historically, our crisis unit has been divided into two parts—Adult and Juvenile Crisis. In 2017, those divisions merged. This unique, combined unit can address the emergent mental health and substance abuse needs of individuals and families in Kenosha county.

Assists Law-enforcement To Help Diffuse And De-escalate

Our Community Response Counselor enhances and strengthens the relationship our Crisis Prevention/Intervention Unit has with local law enforcement and local hospital emergency rooms. The CR Counselor goes into the community to assist officers when they are dealing with individuals in crisis, and then provides follow-up and referral to individuals to ensure the crises have been diffused and effective services are received.

Leadership Team


Program Manager


Support Coordinator