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.

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Coalition Testimony, Possible New State Program for Those Enrolled in Medicaid & Medicare

Testimony of Mark Reinstein, Advocates Concerned with Dual Integration Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Community Health – March 2012 Thank you, Senator Moolenaar and Members of the Subcommittee. I’m Mark Reinstein, President & CEO of the Mental Health Association in Michigan. I’m here today on behalf of the coalition known as Advocates Concerned with Dual Integration, the membership of which is attached to my testimony. We commend the Subcommittee for having this hearing. DCH in its draft plan says that no legislation is needed for the new program. We’re not sure the situation is that cut-and-dried, and this is going to […]

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Parity Testimony, Mark Reinstein, to the Hon. Patrick Kennedy, 4-26-12, Kalamazoo

Testimony of Mark Reinstein Mental Health Association in Michigan & Michigan Partners for Parity Mental Health Parity Forum – April 26, 2012 – Kalamazoo To the Honorable Patrick Kennedy and Participants in the April 26 Forum,   I’m Mark Reinstein, President & CEO of the Mental Health Association in Michigan, our state’s oldest advocacy organization for persons experiencing mental illness. I’m also on the steering committee of Michigan Partners for Parity, a statewide coalition with more than 60 members that seeks the enactment of mental health parity law in Michigan.   I appreciate the opportunity to make comment today on […]

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House Resolution Commemorating MHAM’s 75th Anniversary

Michigan House Resolution Commemorating MHAM’s 75th Anniversary   Sponsored by Representative Eileen Kowall and 46 other House members; adopted May 8, 2012   WHEREAS, The Mental Health Association in Michigan was founded in November, 1936 and began operations in 1937; and   WHEREAS, The Association has endeavored to improve quality of life for state residents experiencing mental illness over the past 75 years; and   WHEREAS, The Association has been and remains renowned for its policy analysis and governmental advocacy efforts, believing it can do the greatest good for the greatest number through this approach; and   WHEREAS, The Association […]

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