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.

Partners in Crisis

Letter from Lansing – December 2020

Welcome to the December 2020 edition of MHAM’s monthly newsletter that provides you with public policy updates and other information that impacts the behavioral health care of you and those you love. This brief edition of “Letter from Lansing” finds us looking forward to the final days of 2020 and looking back at the past 11 months that comprise this past year. As the holidays are here, many of us pause to think about the challenges and the opportunities that have been presented to all of us, individually and collectively. Even though 2020 has been hard, it has also given […]

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Letter from Lansing – November 2020

Welcome to the November 2020 edition of MHAM’s monthly newsletter that provides you with public policy updates and other information that impacts the behavioral health care of you and those you love. November is moving quickly into December and the Holidays are rapidly approaching. At the Mental Health Association in Michigan, we pause during this season of Thanksgiving to remember, with gratitude, those who have generously given of their resources, talents and time to ensure MHAM is able to continue its work of public policy advocacy on behalf of those who often have no voice: persons with mental health conditions […]

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Letter from Lansing – October 2020

MHAM’s Statement on Racism & EqualityThe Mental Health Association in Michigan considers racism to be detrimental to the individual, collective mental health and well-being of persons of color. MHAM understands that racism undermines mental health. MHAM is committed to anti-racism in all that we do. The time is now for those systems that are inhabited by racism and discrimination to be reformed and MHAM is committed to working toward that end. A Note from the President & CEOWelcome to the October 2020 edition of MHAM’s monthly newsletter that provides you with public policy updates and other information that impacts the […]

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MHAM to host webinar, Fair Hearing on August 5

The Mental Health Association in Michigan is inviting you to a webinar to be held on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 10:00 AM via ZOOM so you can learn more about how to advocate for yourself or your loved one in the community mental health system when a service is being terminated, denied or suspended. This session will feature Kyle Williams, Attorney and Litigation, Director for Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service, Inc. (MPAS) who will talk about your rights to request a level one appeal and a Medicaid Fair Hearing when a Medicaid-covered service is being changed or terminated or […]

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