Crisis Services: Information for Providers

Crisis Intervention Network virtual meetings

All professionals who respond to mental health crisis situations are invited to participate in monthly virtual meetings with staff from the Division of Care and Treatment Services, Division of Medicaid Services, and Division of Quality Assurance.

Join our Crisis Intervention Network email list to receive information about these meetings.


Wisconsin Psychiatric Bed Tracker

The Wisconsin Psychiatric Bed Locator Tool assists hospital emergency room staff and county staff responsible for approval of emergency detentions locate potential availability of psychiatric beds for the purpose of referring patients for care. Only registered users can use this tool. 

Learn more about the Wisconsin Psychiatric Bed Tracker


Training opportunities

Training and technical assistance contacts

Want to talk more about crisis?

The #CrisisTalk website serves as a national platform to discuss challenges, opportunities, tools, and best practices related to providing mental health crisis care that diverts people in distress from medical emergency rooms and jails by developing a continuum of services that match people’s clinical needs.

The 988 Crisis Jam Learning Community is held every Wednesday at 11 a.m. Central time on Zoom. Join the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, more than 50 national organizations, and people from all 50 states in these weekly sessions. Sign up for reminders for these events.

Last Revised: July 18, 2022