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SB 597 & 598: The Wrong Step At The Wrong Time

Dangerous, Costly, Bad for Michigan

The Michigan Health Safety Net Coalition

A group of well-established, publicly funded health and human service providers, including the Community Mental Health Association of Michigan, the Area Agencies on Aging Association of Michigan, and the Michigan Primary Care Association.

A Vision for a World-Class Public Mental  Health System in Michigan

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Center for Healthcare Integration and Innovation (CHI2)

The Center for Healthcare Integration and Innovation (CHI2) is the research and analysis office within the Community Mental Health Association of Michigan (CMHAM).

Cultural and Linguistic Competence

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CMHA Weekly Update

The CMHA Weekly Update provides its readers with the latest information on: federal and state news that impacts Michigan’s public mental health system, funding opportunities, education and training offerings by CMHA and other renowned sources, and stories on the work of CMHA members.

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12.6
2021

CMHA Behavioral Health Provider Survey Summary Due to expanded Medicaid coverage for telehealth services and limited ability to provide face-to-face services during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the use of telehealth has greatly increased. In response, the Community Mental Health Association of Michigan (CMHA) developed a Telehealth Resource Center to support provider use of telehealth and…

12.17
2020

Michigan’s public mental health system has proven reliable and longstanding through financial challenges and pandemics alike, and continues to outperform systems across the country. This infographic, drawn from the white paper, “Traditions of Excellence”, underscores the factors that make a public system more cost effective than a private system, including active management of comprehensive services,…

12.17
2020

This report by the Center for Healthcare Integration and Innovation (CHI2), the policy arm of The Community Mental Health Association of Michigan (CMHA) examines the performance of Michigan’s public mental health system against a large number of state-established and national standards. The report comes at a critical time as communities across Michigan and the U.S.…

1.5
2019

Below is the analysis that our association conducted around the systemic underfunding of Michigan’s public mental health system.  The executive summary provided in the attached is also provided below, for ease in access. Of special note are items 3 and 4, especially given the on-going debate as to whether the state’s Medicaid mental health care…

1.1
2019

Michigan’s public mental health system is one of the most comprehensive and clinically advanced in the country. However, as healthcare continues to evolve, we must prioritize certain fundamental concepts to preserve and advance Michigan’s public mental health system.  We hope you find this one-page document a useful resource as you advocate for a strong public mental health…

1.1
2019

Our association has worked to develop our vision for Michigan’s public mental health system. That vision, developed by a broad cross section of our association’s members and reviewed and approved by the Association’s Executive Board, will be used in discussions with the Whitmer administration, the legislature, and with stakeholders across the state and at the federal…

1.1
2019

CMHAM developed a Did You Know? infographic document for you to use when advocating for the Michigan mental health system.  The document outlines useful facts and figures about how we are funded, who we serve, how the money is spent, etc.  Did You Know Infographics Document

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