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.

Analysis of Senate Bills 1245-1247

Greetings Friends and Advocates: Senate Bills 1245-1247 have passed the Senate and have been referred to the House Health Policy Committee which is chaired by Rep. Hank Vaupel.  We presume that these bills will be addressed by the Health Policy Committee during the week of December 10, but, at this time, we do not know […]

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ADVOCACY ACTION ALERT!

November 30, 2018 The State of Michigan’s executive office submitted to the legislature a supplemental budget request but it did NOT include a request for any additional funding for a direct care worker wage increase.  We need to add this important request to the legislature’s to-do list! ACTIONS NEEDED TODAY!!! PLEASE CALL OR EMAIL your […]

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Special Report: Fighting a rise in suicides

Many professional fields see suicide rates above the national average. Nicole Stromberg, mental health chief at the John D. Dingell VA Medical Center in Detroit, said the VA doesn’t track veteran suicides or attempts by occupation because the vast majority of those at risk are unemployed. All seven veterans under care by the Detroit VA […]

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