Location and Office Hours

Third Floor
Pierce County Office Building
412 W. Kinne St.
PO Box 670
Ellsworth, WI 54011

General Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:30pm
(Closed Holidays)

Phone: 715.273.6766 or 715.273.6770
Fax: 715.273.6862

Staff Contacts

Director
Ron Schmidt - EXT 6777

Children, Youth & Families Program Manager
Carly Ohman - EXT 6772
Kristi Frederick - EXT 6773

Mental Health & AODA Program Manager
Ron Kiesler - EXT 6642

Economic Support Manager
Christina Tuenge - EXT 6795

Child Support Manager
Luann Berger - EXT 6625

ADRC Manager
Heather Conway - EXT 6593

 

 

 

 

Human Services

Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse

Our mission is to help individuals break the bond of chemical dependency so that they reach their greatest potential by creating an environment of trust, focusing on individual strengths, providing education to strengthen life skills, and encouraging independence and self-awareness.

For more information call (715) 273-6770

SERVICES AVAILABLE:

Outpatient

Pretreatment: Education about addictions.

Primary Treatment Program: Intense education and therapy to help the alcoholic/chemically dependent person better understand the disease as well as learn about themselves and recovery.

Aftercare: Services for those who have been in treatment. Focus on relapse prevention. Attendance at support groups is an essential part of aftercare. Recovery: Group therapy to focus on recovery. This group is for individuals who have had previous treatment.

Counseling: Individuals, couples, families or groups.

Inpatient: Coordination and monitoring of inpatient and residential services.

Detoxification: Coordinate and monitor inpatient service used to help individuals detoxify from substances.

Prevention: Provides community education programs to help change community and social conditions that influence individuals to develop alcohol and drug abuse problems.

Emergency Care: Immediate assistance is available 24 hours a day for all emergencies. Call 273-6770 during weekday office hours or the Sheriff's Department, 273-5051 any time during the day or night.

Intervention: A service available to family members, friends and concerned others to assist them in the development of services for those who may be unable to plan for themselves.

Information and Referral: Provides information about use and abuse of alcohol and drugs. Makes referrals to inpatient treatment, group homes or other agencies after an evaluation and assessment.

Intoxicated Driver Assessments: Provided to OWI offenders convicted by Circuit or Municipal Courts and used as the basis for a driver safety plan.