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A Vision for a World-Class Public Mental Health System in Michigan
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Walk-A-Mile In My Shoes Rally
Thursday, May 9 from 1:30pm-3:00pm on the Capitol Lawn
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Michigan’s Public Mental Health System Providing high quality care for the state’s most vulnerable citizens Serving over 300,000 people such as: Children with Emotional Disturbances, People with Substance Use Disorders, People with Developmental/Intellectual Disabilities, Adults with Mental Illness, CMHAM Quality Indicators
On his first day in his role as the Director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Robert Gordon reached out to talk to our Association, as a key stakeholder. We discussed the CMH Association’s recommendations to strengthen Michigan’s public mental health system, drawing on two of the Association’s core advocacy documents ”Vision…
Below is the analysis that our association conducted around the systemic underfunding of Michigan’s public mental health system. The executive summary provided in the attached is also provided below, for ease in access. Of special note are items 3 and 4, especially given the on-going debate as to whether the state’s Medicaid mental health care…
Michigan’s public mental health system is one of the most comprehensive and clinically advanced in the country. However, as healthcare continues to evolve, we must prioritize certain fundamental concepts to preserve and advance Michigan’s public mental health system. We hope you find this one-page document a useful resource as you advocate for a strong public mental health…
Our association has worked to develop our vision for Michigan’s public mental health system. That vision, developed by a broad cross section of our association’s members and reviewed and approved by the Association’s Executive Board, will be used in discussions with the Whitmer administration, the legislature, and with stakeholders across the state and at the federal…
CMHAM developed a Did You Know? infographic document for you to use when advocating for the Michigan mental health system. The document outlines useful facts and figures about how we are funded, who we serve, how the money is spent, etc. Did You Know Infographics Document