The Department of Health Services is committed to providing technical assistance to substance abuse services professionals. The following is a list of frequently requested resources from the Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (DMHSAS). For contact information for DMHSAS substance abuse services staff and programs, please use this directory.
Client Rights Office
The Client Rights Office is attached to DMHSAS. Learn more about the provider's role in promoting and protecting the rights of individuals receiving services for substance abuse.
Community Substance Abuse Services
Intoxicated Driver Program
Reports and Publications
Rules and Regulations
State Council on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse
The purpose of the State Council on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (SCAODA) is to coordinate substance abuse planning across the many agencies in Wisconsin government. There are five standing committees, which focus on prevention, treatment, planning/funding, issues pertaining to diversity of substance abuse needs among state residents, and coordination between member agencies regarding alcohol and other substance abuse activities.
Substance Abuse Prevention Services Information System (SAP-SIS)
All counties, tribes, and state grantees that provide substance abuse prevention services through the use of Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant funds are required to use Substance Abuse Prevention Services Information System to report fiscal, program, and user data. Data collected through SAP-SIS is used by the Department of Health Services to fulfill annual federal reporting requirements
Training Resources and Opportunities
The Department of Health Services wants providers to shift their perspective on interactions with clients.