The Department of Health Services is committed to providing technical assistance to mental health 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 mental health 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 mental health services.
Community Forensic Services
The Office of Community Forensic Services manages and supports the following programs.
Community Mental Health Programs
DMHSAS Reports, Studies, and Data
DMHSAS staff produce a variety of reports and studies to inform interested parties about the activities of DMHSAS and its program areas as well as Wisconsin's mental health system.
DMHSAS organizes and supports a variety of training opportunities for partners and providers. Learn more about conferences and training webinars/teleconferences.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services wants providers to shift their perspective on interactions with clients.
Wisconsin Council on Mental Health
The Wisconsin Council on Mental Health (WCMH) was created to advise the Governor, the Legislature and the Department of Health Services on the allocation of federal Mental Health Block Grant funds.