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.

Justifiable? Police-involved shootings & mental illness go hand-in-hand

By Gus Burns | fburns@mlive.com fburns@mlive.com Todd Stone called 911 and confessed an urge to “blast the whole block up.” “Depressed, highly intoxicated and suicidal,” according to police reports and the 911 recording, the 48-year-old cancer patient would eventually tell the dispatcher he had no intention of hurting anyone but himself. Minutes later, he was shot to death by […]

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Letter from Lansing – December

LETTER FROM LANSING is a monthly public policy newsletter from the Mental Health Association in Michigan (MHAM) Vol. 1, No. 12                                                                        […]

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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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