Milwaukee Resources

Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division

Category:Mental Health Services, Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division
Primary Clients Served:Adolescents, Adults, Children, Older Adults
Locations:

Main Office
9455 Watertown Plank Road,
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Phone: (414) 257-6995
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Crisis Line,
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Phone: (414) 257-7222
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Access Clinic,
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Phone: (414) 257-7665
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Service Access to Independent Living (SAIL),
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Phone: (414) 257-8095
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Mobile Urgent Treatment Team (MUTT),
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Phone: (414) 257-7621
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Psychiatric Crisis Admissions Center,
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Phone: (414) 257-7260
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Description:

Crisis Line: 24-hour mental health and suicide crisis line. Individuals seeking assistance can talk with a professional who is able to provide counseling, information and referrals to community resources. Also assists agencies and individuals working with suicidal individuals and/or people in crisis. (414) 257-7222

Access Clinic: Individuals who are uninsured receive a clinical needs assessment and a referral for services, whether for therapy, medication assessment, or both, on the day of their visit to the clinic. Individuals will then be referred to a clinic for further outpatient assessment and counseling services. If an individual is determined to be in need of medication, they will be referred for medication evaluation. The clinic hours are 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for assessments. No appointments. Proof of Milwaukee County residency is required.(414) 257-7665

Psychiatric Crisis Service Admission center: Provides 24-hour a day, 7-days a week psychiatric emergency services including assessment, crisis intervention and medication as well as the capacity for observation for up to 48 hours as needed. (414) 257-7260

Mobile Urgent Treatment Team (MUTT): A telephone and mobile crisis service for children and adolescents (to age 18). MUTT will answer questions and concerns about your child by phone or by meeting with you and your child in the community or at home. (414) 257-7621

Service Access to Independent Living (SAIL): Centralized intake assessment unit that assesses individual needs and facilitates access to community services and supports. The community programs to which persons are referred by SAIL may include community residential, targeted case management, support programs, payee services, outpatient treatment and/or benefits advocacy. Individuals must be referred to the SAIL program by a mental health professional, preferably a psychiatrist, who has had a history of working with the person. (414) 257-8095

Wiser Choice Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (AODA) Program: AODA Central Intake Units assist individuals seeking substance abuse treatment. Staff determines eligibility for funding. Eligibility includes residency (Milwaukee County) and age (ages 18 to 59). Not all Milwaukee County residents are eligible for the WIser Choice / ATR Program. There are a limited number of screens performed daily. Clients are generally served on a first come, first served basis. When individuals are found to be eligible and appropriate for services, a referral is made to the treatment provider of choice. Treatment is provided by a network of agencies on a fee-for-service basis. Services provided include: outpatient, day and residential treatment; methadone maintenance; and detoxification. (414) 257-8095

 

Last Updated: 12/10/2014 | Profile update request