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 Service (SAPSIS)
The purpose of the Substance Abuse Prevention Services Information Service is to collect data required under the federal Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant from state grantees who receive dollars from the block grant.
Training Resources and Opportunities
The Department of Health Services wants providers to shift their perspective on interactions with clients.