Emergency Mental Health Service Programs are certified by the Department of Health Services under Wisconsin Administrative Code Chapter DHS 34.
An Emergency Mental Health Service program means a coordinated system of mental health services, which provides an immediate response to assist a person experiencing a mental health crisis. Outpatient emergencies include socio-emotional crises, attempted suicides, family crises, and if needed, transportation to an emergency room of a general hospital for medical treatment.
Up to 2 years with an annual fee.
Already certified as an Emergency Mental Health Service program.
The Division of Quality Assurance sends desk or site renewal information at least 60 days prior to expiration. These materials are to be returned within 30 days of expiration. If you require duplicate information, contact the Division of Quality Assurance, Behavioral Health Certification Section at the number or email above.
The following applications are required for an Emergency Mental Health Service Program recertification:
- F-00571 (Word) – Emergency Mental Health Service Recertification Application – Chapter DHS 34
- F-00276* (Word) – Behavioral Health Services Renewal Certification Application Chapter DHS 94 – Patient Rights and Resolution of Patient Grievances & DHS 92 – Confidentiality of Treatment Records
*This application should be completed once per certificate annually.
Chapter 51, State Alcohol, Drug Abuse, Developmental Disabilities and Mental Health Act
WI Administrative Code
Visit the Mental Health Treatment Programs website for more information.