The Mental Health Association in Michigan

is the only statewide, non-governmental agency concerned with the broad spectrum of mental illness across all age groups.


2019 Tribute Dinner Honoring Congresswoman Debbie Dingell

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You are formally invite to join us as we honor Congresswoman Debbie Dingel at this year’s annual tribute dinner on Friday, October 4 at The Henry Hotel in Dearborn, MI. Reception begins at 6pm, dinner at 7pm and program at 8pm. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell represents the 12th District of Michigan in the U.S. House of Representatives. Before being elected to Congress, Debbie was the Chair of the Wayne State University (WSU) Board of Governors. An active civic and community leader, she is a recognized national advocate for women and children. For more than 30 years Debbie served one of Michigan’s […]

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MHAM Now Offers Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) Training

Dear Friends: One of the most difficult challenges that those who love individuals with mental illness face is a condition known as Anosognosia which means “lack of insight”.  Anosognosia interferes with the ability of the person with mental illness to recognize the need for psychiatric treatment.  There are times in which the person with mental illness needs treatment but is unable to seek treatment because of a lack of insight into the need for treatment.  Michigan’s Assisted Outpatient Treatment Law, also known as Kevin’s Law, provides a solution to the problems that can arise when an individual who needs psychiatric […]

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2018 Annual Winter PIC Event

Please mark you calendars for Friday, December 14, for the Michigan Partners in Crisis (PIC) Annual Winter Conference, to be held at Community Mental Health Association at 426 S. Walnut, in Lansing from 9:15 am – 12 Noon.  Registration is from 8:30 – 9:15 am (PIC is administered by the Mental Health Assn. in Mich.)  To register for this complimentary event, please fill out the form found HERE and return to Greg Boyd at, or you may fax it to 517.913.5941, or you can postal‐mail the form to: MHAM, 2157 University Park Dr., Ste. 1, Okemos, MI 48864

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Tom Watkins has a long and distinguished record of public service and has been a great friend to those experiencing mental illness. He has directed the state mental health department; was a fromer Michigan Superintendent of Public Instruction; and led Detroit-Wayne CMH Authority as its chief executive. Tom has been a tireless advocate for better mental health service, public transparency, and consumer rights. Please join us June 21 at Burton Manor, Livonia, as we honor Tom Watkins with presentation of the Snyder-Kok Award, recognizing exemplary contributions to mental health by a public official. All proceeds from this event benefit MHAM. […]

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