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.

Will Michigan Senate Join House in Making AOT More Accessible?

A bill is pending in the Michigan Senate, H.B. 4674, which would improve the state’s Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) law that went into effect in 2005. The existing law, commonly known as Kevin’s Law, was named for a young college student who was murdered by a man with untreated mental illness at a Kalamazoo train […]

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Mental Health Association in Michigan (MHAM) Policy Initiatives for 2015-16

A.  Monitor, analyze and attempt to influence as necessary the state’s Fiscal Year-16-and-17 budgets. B.  Maintain a broad, multi-interest coalition (Michigan Partners in Crisis) to collectively address and advocate about problems of adults and minors with mental illness inappropriately entering the justice system – prison, jail, juvenile. C.  Promote and protect open access to mental […]

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