Behavioral Health Division
Pre-solicitation Public Announcement
The Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division is preparing a Request for Proposal (RFP) For A Provider of Crisis (Emergency Department), Observation and Inpatient Care (Acute Adult and Child and Adolescent) Services for the Behavioral Health Division – Including High Acuity and Involuntary Detention Services. A recording of the Behavioral Health Divison Board meeting of 6.25.2015 where the discussion can be heard can be found on this website under Mental Health Board.
Pre-proposal Conference materials can be found on the Mental Health Board page.
Community Advisory Group Meeting Notice
There will be a CAG meeting on July 20, 2015. (Link to the Public Meeting Notice)
Look inside the Behavioral Health Division, and discover how a career at BHD makes a difference.
The Behavioral Health Division provides care and treatment to adults, children, and adolescents with mental illness, substance use disorders, and intellectual disabilities through both County-operated programs and contracts with community agencies. Services include intensive short-term treatment through our crisis services and inpatient services, as well as a full array of supportive community services for persons with serious mental illness and substance use disorders. Long-term inpatient care is provided through the Division's nursing home programs.
Check back regularly to view our data dashboard that is maintained and updated in conjunction with community-wide mental health redesign initiatives.
Long-term Unit Closures
Please click here for some Frequently Asked Questions regarding the long-term care unit closures at BHD.
The Patient & Family Education Series
The Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division's Chief Medical Officer, John Schneider, MD is presenting a series of presentations focused on education for patients and family members. The panel discussions will provide a brief overview of an important mental health related community issues and a series of questions and answers from panel members. There will also be open questions for the panel members from the audience.
Contact Jennifer Eckert at (414) 257-7217 to volunteer support or get more information.
The Behavioral Health Division's Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) Committee launched a project in 2011 aimed at educating all staff about Trauma-Informed Care and beginning a culture of change. Below is a link to additional information on TIC.
Trauma-Informed Care PowerPoint presentation