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.

May 30, 2012

Michigan Partners in Crisis Mission & Goals

Mission

 Michigan Partners in Crisis is dedicated to enhancing access to quality, clinically appropriate treatment and support services and settings for children and adults experiencing emotional disorders and mental illnesses.

 

Goals

  • To promote the well-being and safety of consumers, families and the public.
  •  To reduce over-reliance on the criminal and juvenile justice systems as responses to mental illness and emotional disorder, and to avoid inappropriate incarceration or detention of individuals experiencing such conditions.
  •  To advocate for the provision of treatment and support alternatives to incarceration.
  •  To advocate for appropriate resources for prevention, care, treatment and follow-up services to individuals experiencing emotional disorder and mental illness.
  •  To encourage legislative, financial and other public policies and mechanisms that stimulate earlier intervention, increased access and better service outcomes for persons experiencing emotional disorder and mental illness.
  •  To foster improved coordination and provider accountability among health and human service systems encountering persons experiencing emotional disorder and mental illness.