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Substance Use Treatment Programs: Memos and Publications

This page includes helpful resources related to substance use treatment programs. Publications are files or websites with additional information. Division of Quality Assurance (DQA) numbered memos are documents that deal with:

  • Substance use treatment program policies.
  • Guidelines for substance use treatment programs that DQA manages.
  • Information and interpretation of federal and state regulations.

Questions? Email dhsdqamentalhealthandsubstanceusecertification@dhs.wisconsin.gov.

Publications

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Memos

Memos from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)

View our Memos Library to access a wealth of communications issued by DHS regarding policies and procedures and how they should be put into action.

DQA numbered memos

Select a link to view the memo. You can also view the list of all DQA Memos.

For an official paper copy of any numbered memo, email or write:

Memo Number Description Issue Date Attachments Obsolete date
21-008
Prohibited Restraints and Restrictive Measures in Community-Based Programs and Facilities
21-002
Notice and Requirements for Submitting Four-Year Renewal of Licensee Background Check Information
18-001
Certification Process Change
Last revised May 31, 2024