Wisconsin Psychiatrist Shortage

A report is showing a shortage of psychiatrists in Wisconsin – with 20 out
of 72 counties lacking a practicing psychiatrist. A Wisconsin Public Radio
report shows that some counties are even sharing their practicing

The Wisconsin Policy Forum points to loan and grant assistance
programs aimed to draw psychiatrists to under-served areas, as the Medical
College of Wisconsin has also started two new residency programs.  A 2017 Department of Health Services report
shows more than half of adults who needs mental health treatment in the state
are not getting it.