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Mendota Mental Health Institute - Maximum Security Units

Secure Assessment and Treatment Unit (SATU)
The primary admission unit for court ordered adult male forensic patients. The unit provides treatment to restore patients to competency and evaluation of patients’ competency to stand trial. Other functions include the initial observation period for assessment, diagnosis and treatment for patients who require a high level of security.

Management and Treatment Unit (MTU)
A specialized unit for the management and treatment of acutely aggressive adult male patients.

Patient Transition Unit (PTU)
A maximum security unit for male forensic patients who have serious mental illnesses, and who continue pose a significant security and safety risk to themselves or others. The unit provides ongoing assessment and treatment designed to step down patients from maximum to medium security.

Treatment-Rehabilitation-Assessment-Care Unit #1 (TRAC 1)
A maximum security unit for male forensic patients who have serious mental illnesses, who continue to pose a significant security and safety risk to themselves or others, and who may have a coexisting medical issue needing special care. The unit provides ongoing assessment and treatment designed to step down patients from maximum to medium security.

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Mendota Mental Health Institute
301 Troy Drive, Madison, WI 53704
Phone:(608) 301-1000 Fax:(608) 301-1358
TTY/TDD:(888) 241-9442

Last Revised: April 16, 2014