"If You Are Considering Suicide, Go to the Nearest Emergency Room or Call 911."

Find Help Now at the National Suicide Hot-line: 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

Polk County Suicide Awareness Walk

September 24, 2016
Pine Park, Balsam Lake
Join the Mental Health Task Force of Polk County for this new event to raise money and awareness for mental health in Polk County.


The Mental Health Task Force has launched a new emotional health screening program for incoming freshman at two area schools. The Polk County YScreen Program is a voluntary emotional health screen given to students in an attempt to identify mental health issues.

Back-of-the-Door Campaign

In 2010, the Mental Health Task Force of Polk County began the Back-of-the-Door Campaign, our initiative designed to raise awareness about available resources and providers, and reduce the stigma associated with seeking treatment.