Inpatient Services

The Inpatient Services Branch provides service to mentally ill adults, children and adolescents who need the support of a hospital environment. The services are provided by a multi-disciplinary team of mental health professionals in specialized programs to meet the needs of the individual.  



Acute Inpatient Psychiatric Services


This is a short-term stabilization in a hospital environment where psychiatry, psychology, nursing, social service and rehabilitation services are provided. Admission to the Acute Inpatient Service is completed after a thorough evaluation at the Behavioral Health Division Psychiatric Crisis Service.



Jennifer Bergersen, MSW

Chief Clinical Officer

Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division Office of Compliance, Safety and Integrity

9455 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226 


ph. #414.257.7473

fax #414.257.8119







Long-term Unit Closures

Please click here for some Frequently Asked Questions regarding the long-term care unit closures at BHD.


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