§ 51.001 Legislative policy
§ 51.01 Definitions
§ 51.02 Council on mental health
§ 51.025 Office of children’s mental health
§ 51.03 Department; powers and duties
§ 51.032 Denial and revocations of certification or approval based on delinquent taxes or unemployment insurance contributions
§ 51.038 Outpatient mental health clinic certification
§ 51.04 Treatment facility certification
§ 51.042 Youth crisis stabilization facilities
§ 51.045 Availability of inpatient psychiatric beds
§ 51.047 Mental health services
§ 51.05 Mental health institutes
§ 51.06 Centers for the developmentally disabled
§ 51.07 Outpatient services
§ 51.08 Milwaukee County Mental Health Complex
§ 51.09 County hospitals
§ 51.10 Voluntary admission of adults
§ 51.13 Admission of minors
§ 51.14 Review of outpatient mental health treatment of minors aged 14 or older
§ 51.15 Emergency detention
§ 51.20 Involuntary commitment for treatment
§ 51.22 Care and custody of persons
§ 51.30 Records
§ 51.35 Transfers and discharges
§ 51.37 Criminal commitments; mental health institutes
§ 51.375 Honesty testing of sex offenders
§ 51.38 Nonresident patients on unauthorized absence
§ 51.39 Resident patients on unauthorized absence
§ 51.40 Determination of residence for certain adults; county of responsibility
§ 51.41 Milwaukee County mental health; Milwaukee County mental health board
§ 51.42 Community mental health, developmental disabilities, alcoholism and drug abuse services
§ 51.421 Community support programs
§ 51.422 Opioid and methamphetamine treatment programs
§ 51.4223 Reporting by methadone treatment programs
§ 51.4224 Opioid treatment
§ 51.423 Grants-in-aid
§ 51.437 Developmental disabilities services
§ 51.44 Early intervention services
§ 51.442 Child psychiatry consultation program
§ 51.448 Addiction medicine consultation program
§ 51.45 Prevention and control of alcoholism and drug dependence
§ 51.46 Priority for pregnant women for private treatment for alcohol or other drug abuse
§ 51.47 Alcohol and other drug abuse treatment for minors without parental consent
§ 51.48 Alcohol and other drug testing, assessment, and treatment of minor without minor’s consent
§ 51.49 Pretrial intoxicated driver intervention grant program
§ 51.59 Incompetency not implied
§ 51.60 Appointment of counsel
§ 51.605 Reimbursement for counsel provided by the state
§ 51.61 Patients rights
§ 51.62 Protection and advocacy system
§ 51.63 Private pay for patients
§ 51.64 Reports of death required; penalty; assessment
§ 51.65 Segregation of tuberculosis patients
§ 51.67 Alternate procedure; protective services
§ 51.75 Interstate compact on mental health
§ 51.76 Compact administrator
§ 51.77 Transfer of patients
§ 51.78 Supplementary agreements
§ 51.79 Transmittal of copies
§ 51.80 Patients’ rights
§ 51.81 Uniform extradition of persons of unsound mind act; definitions
§ 51.82 Delivery of certain nonresidents
§ 51.83 Authentication of demand; discharge; costs
§ 51.84 Limitation of time to commence proceeding
§ 51.85 Interpretation
§ 51.87 Interstate contracts for services under this chapter
§ 51.90 Antidiscrimination
§ 51.91 Supplemental aid
§ 51.95 Short title

Terms Used In Wisconsin Statutes > Chapter 51

  • Adult: means a person who has attained the age of 18 years, except that for purposes of investigating or prosecuting a person who is alleged to have violated any state or federal criminal law or any civil law or municipal ordinance, "adult" means a person who has attained the age of 17 years. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Alcoholic: means a person who is suffering from alcoholism. See Wisconsin Statutes 20.919
  • Alcoholism: is a disease which is characterized by the dependency of a person on the drug alcohol, to the extent that the person's health is substantially impaired or endangered or his or her social or economic functioning is substantially disrupted. See Wisconsin Statutes 20.919
  • Approved treatment facility: means any publicly or privately operated treatment facility or unit thereof approved by the department for treatment of alcoholic, drug dependent, mentally ill or developmentally disabled persons. See Wisconsin Statutes 20.919
  • Approved tribal treatment facility: means a treatment agency that operates under the direction and control of a federally recognized American Indian tribe or band in this state and meets the standards prescribed for approved treatment facilities under s. See Wisconsin Statutes 20.919
  • Center for the developmentally disabled: means any facility which is operated by the department and which provides services including, but not limited to, 24-hour treatment, consultation, training and education for developmentally disabled persons. See Wisconsin Statutes 20.919
  • Community mental health program: means a program to provide community-based outpatient mental health services that is operated by or under contract with a county department of community programs or that requests payment for the services under the medical assistance program or under benefits required under s. See Wisconsin Statutes 20.919
  • Community support program: means a coordinated care and treatment system that provides a network of services through an identified treatment program and staff to ensure ongoing therapeutic involvement and individualized treatment in the community for individuals with serious and persistent mental illness. See Wisconsin Statutes 20.919
  • Conditional transfer: means a transfer of a patient or resident to a less restrictive environment for treatment which is made subject to conditions imposed for the benefit of the patient or resident. See Wisconsin Statutes 20.919
  • County board: means the county board of supervisors. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • County of residence: means the county that is determined under s. See Wisconsin Statutes 20.919
  • Degenerative brain disorder: means the loss or dysfunction of brain cells to the extent that the individual is substantially impaired in his or her ability to provide adequately for his or her own care or custody or to manage adequately his or her property or financial affairs. See Wisconsin Statutes 20.919
  • Developmental disability: means a disability attributable to brain injury, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, autism, Prader-Willi syndrome, intellectual disability, or another neurological condition closely related to an intellectual disability or requiring treatment similar to that required for individuals with an intellectual disability, which has continued or can be expected to continue indefinitely and constitutes a substantial handicap to the afflicted individual. See Wisconsin Statutes 20.919
  • Director: means the person in charge of a state treatment facility, state or local treatment center, or approved private facility. See Wisconsin Statutes 20.919
  • Drug dependence: means a disease that is characterized by a person's use of one or more drugs that is beyond the person's ability to control to the extent that the person's physical health is substantially impaired or his or her social or economic functioning is substantially disrupted. See Wisconsin Statutes 20.919
  • Drug dependent: means suffering from drug dependence. See Wisconsin Statutes 20.919
  • Heretofore: means any time previous to the day on which the statute containing it takes effect; "hereafter" means the time after the statute containing such word takes effect. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Hospital: has the meaning given under s. See Wisconsin Statutes 20.919
  • in writing: includes any representation of words, letters, symbols or figures. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Inpatient facility: means a public or private hospital or unit of a hospital which has as its primary purpose the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of mental illness, developmental disability, alcoholism or drug abuse and which provides 24-hour care. See Wisconsin Statutes 20.919
  • Juvenile correctional facility: has the meaning given in s. See Wisconsin Statutes 20.919
  • Law enforcement officer: means any person who by virtue of the person's office or public employment is vested by law with the duty to maintain public order or to make arrests for crimes while acting within the scope of the person's authority. See Wisconsin Statutes 20.919
  • Licensed mental health professional: has the meaning given in s. See Wisconsin Statutes 20.919
  • Mental health institute: means any institution operated by the department for specialized psychiatric services, research, education, and which is responsible for consultation with community programs for education and quality of care. See Wisconsin Statutes 20.919
  • Mental illness: means mental disease to such extent that a person so afflicted requires care and treatment for his or her own welfare, or the welfare of others, or of the community. See Wisconsin Statutes 20.919
  • Minor: means a person who has not attained the age of 18 years, except that for purposes of investigating or prosecuting a person who is alleged to have violated a state or federal criminal law or any civil law or municipal ordinance, "minor" does not include a person who has attained the age of 17 years. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Month: means a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Municipality: includes cities and villages; it may be construed to include towns. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Oath: includes affirmation in all cases where by law an affirmation may be substituted for an oath. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Officers: when applied to corporations include directors and trustees. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Person: includes all partnerships, associations and bodies politic or corporate. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Personal representative: means a person, however denominated, who is authorized to administer a decedent's estate. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Police department: includes a department under s. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Population: means that shown by the most recent regular or special federal census. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Preceding: when used by way of reference to any statute section, means the section next preceding that in which the reference is made. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Promulgate: when used in connection with a rule, as defined under s. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Qualified: when applied to any person elected or appointed to office, means that such person has done those things which the person was by law required to do before entering upon the duties of the person's office. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • real property: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Registered nurse: includes a registered nurse who holds a multistate license, as defined in s. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Residence: has the meaning given under s. See Wisconsin Statutes 20.919
  • seal: includes the word "seal" the letters "L S" and a scroll or other device intended to represent a seal, if any is affixed in the proper place for a seal, as well as an impression of a seal on the instrument. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Secured residential care center for children and youth: has the meaning given in s. See Wisconsin Statutes 20.919
  • Serious and persistent mental illness: includes schizophrenia as well as a wide spectrum of psychotic and other severely disabling psychiatric diagnostic categories, but does not include degenerative brain disorder or a primary diagnosis of a developmental disability or of alcohol or drug dependence. See Wisconsin Statutes 20.919
  • State treatment facility: means any of the institutions operated by the department for the purpose of providing diagnosis, care or treatment for mental or emotional disturbance, developmental disability, alcoholism or drug dependency and includes but is not limited to mental health institutes. See Wisconsin Statutes 20.919
  • Sworn: includes "affirmed" in all cases where by law an affirmation may be substituted for an oath. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Town: may be construed to include cities, villages, wards or districts. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Transfer: means the movement of a patient or resident between approved treatment facilities or to or from an approved treatment facility and the community. See Wisconsin Statutes 20.919
  • Treatment: means those psychological, educational, social, chemical, medical or somatic techniques designed to bring about rehabilitation of a mentally ill, alcoholic, drug dependent or developmentally disabled person. See Wisconsin Statutes 20.919
  • Treatment director: means the person who has primary responsibility for the treatment provided by a treatment facility. See Wisconsin Statutes 20.919
  • Treatment facility: means any publicly or privately operated facility or unit thereof providing treatment of alcoholic, drug dependent, mentally ill or developmentally disabled persons, including but not limited to inpatient and outpatient treatment programs, community support programs and rehabilitation programs. See Wisconsin Statutes 20.919
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia, the states, the commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the territories organized by congress. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Village: means incorporated village. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Week: means 7 consecutive days. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504