Membership in the Mental Health Association in Michigan


The Mental Health Association in Michigan (MHAM) is an organization focused on advocating for individuals with mental illness. Being a member of MHAM allows you to have a more active voice in this discussion, participate in a variety of advocacy activities, and links you to others addressing these and related concerns. Becoming a member of MHAM also puts you in excellent company and signals your interest in being counted among the most involved and forward-thinking organizations in the country.

Organizational Membership | $300

Being a MHAM organizational member includes the following benefits:

  • Monthly MHAM e-news Mental Health Matters
  • Electronic contact with other MHAM members to share information and ideas, get and give support, identify problems, find solutions and work collaboratively with other MHAM members
  • Discounted registration fees for MHAM events and educational programming
  • MHAM legislative alerts, news releases, calls to action and policy updates
  • Email distribution of the above to up to 3 employees, board members or associates
  • Organizational link on the MHAM website

Become an Organizational Member


Become an Individual Member | $50*

Who Can Be Members?

  • Individuals who have experienced and are seeking recovery from mental health problems or addictions.
  • Families of loved ones who have struggled with these issues or have completed suicide.
  • Advocates who see mental health as a public and social justice issue.
  • Mental health care professionals who believe an individual's goals for recovery should come first.
  • Primary care doctors and nurses who see the impact of poor mental health in our patients' general health every day.
  • Researchers who are unlocking the secrets of brain and human behavior.
  • Greater business community who understand the benefits of good mental health and how it can affect the bottom line.
  • School officials who see children fall behind due to unmet emotional needs.
  • Youth who want to help fellow peers with mental health issues.
  • Public officials who are trying to change systems from within.
  • Law enforcement and corrections officers who see the effects of untreated illness and wish there were better services for citizens.
  • Survivors of natural disasters, domestic abuse and street crimes who confront the psychological effects of these traumatic events.
  •  Anyone in the community who believes, through action and commitment, they can make a difference in someone's life.

Benefits of Membership

  • Printed newsletter informing you of news within the organization and current information on mental health issues.
  • Monthly Mental Health Matters e-news to provide you public policy updates and other information that impacts behavioral health care.
  • E-mail updates on upcoming MHAM events.
  • Free or discounted registration fees for MHAM events and educational programming.
  • Contribution letter for your tax records to a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Designation: The Mental Health Association in Michigan is designated as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization by the Internal Revenue Service. A copy of the designation letter is available upon request.

*Discounted Membership: $25

  • Students
  • Retiree
  • Active Military/Veteran
  • Person with Lived Experience & Financial Hardship

Become a Member

To become a MHAM member, print and fill out our Membership Application Form then mail it to: MHAM, P.O. Box 11118, Lansing, MI 48901 or complete the online form.

Become a MHAM Member