Winnebago Mental Health Institute

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Winnebago Mental Health Institute (WMHI) is a psychiatric hospital owned and operated by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services.

Winnebago specializes in serving both male and female children, adolescents and adults with complex psychiatric conditions that are often combined with challenging behaviors. Winnebago provides a secure setting to meet the legal, behavioral, treatment and recovery needs of mental health care consumers.

Mission Statement “The safety net in Wisconsin's mental health care continuum."
Vision “We strive for a high degree of customer satifaction in an injury-free environment."
Motto "Health Care for Today, Hope for Tomorrow"


If you or a loved one are experiencing a psychiatric emergency, please dial 911.

You may also contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 
1-800-273-8255 (TALK).
Your free and confidential call will be routed to the closest crisis center in your area.
Para obtener asistencia en español durante las 24 horas, llame al 1-888-628-9454.

Last Revised: September 22, 2015