Consumer Opportunities

The Department of Health Services is committed to providing opportunities for meaningful consumer involvement in policy discussions and implementation issues. Below you will find the current opportunities for involvement with DHS initiatives by consumers.

Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

Intoxicated Driver Program Advisory Committee

The committee advises DHS on issues related to the Intoxicated Driver (IDP) assessment process. Inquiries about applying to be on the committee may be made directly to LeeAnn Cooper at (608) 266-2453.

Intoxicated Driver Program Directory (PDF, 299 KB)

Wisconsin Council on Mental Health

The Council advises DHS, the legislature, and the governor on the use of state and federal resources and on the provision and administration of mental health programs. Consumers, providers, advocates, family members, and representatives from state government all serve on the Council. If this opportunity appeals to you, learn more on the Wisconsin Council on Mental Health website, and learn how to apply for an appointment to a board or commission on Governor Walker's Boards/Commissions page.

The Council can reached via email at or via phone at (608) 261-9316

Last Revised: July 6, 2015