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Posted on: November 14, 2019

What's Up with Mental Health Services and Public Safety?

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As part of their Washtenaw United series, WEMU 89.1 FM interviewed Lisa Gentz and Derrick Jackson to learn more about the 11 new programs that received funding from the 2017 millage to increase funding for mental health services and public safety.

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Community Mental Health - News Flash
Posted on: November 8, 2019

CARES: Help is Always Available

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Seven days a week and 24 hours every day, the CARES access number for mental health and substance use treatment services offered by Washtenaw County Community Mental Health is staffed to serve you.

CARES social workers, therapists, peer-specialists, and ps...

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Community Mental Health - News Flash
Posted on: October 29, 2019

Washtenaw County Community Mental Health staff joins the Washtenaw Metro Crisis Negotiation Team

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As of November 1, 2019 five members of Community Mental Health will join the Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT) and respond to requests when CNT is activated.  New members of the team are Jessica Halliday, Sarah Stewart, Nicole Muraca, Christ...

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Community Mental Health - News Flash
Posted on: October 1, 2019

CMH Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Update

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The fiscal year begins this month, so we want to provide an update on our Fiscal Year 2020 budget.

On September 16th, the WCCMH Board approved a balanced FY20 budget and moved it forward to the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners. The FY20 as presented...

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Community Mental Health - News Flash
Posted on: June 14, 2019

Mental Health Funding Gaps Foreshadow Crises in Michigan

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In April, the Community Mental Health Association of Michigan (CMHAM) released a new analysis, “Systemic Underfunding of Michigan’s Public Mental Health System,” which studies the longstanding underfunding of Michigan’s public mental healthcare system. Th...

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Community Mental Health - News Flash
Posted on: April 3, 2019

CMH Association Funding Advocacy Update

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This document is also available here as a PDF for easy sharing.

In last Friday’s CMH Association Weekly Update, we carried a number of stories underscoring the latest efforts by this association and its allies in its funding advocacy effo...

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Community Mental Health - News Flash
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Dates for 2019

The Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course teaches people to give “first aid” to those individuals experiencing a mental health crisis and/or who are in the early stages of a mental health disorder.

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Community Mental Health - News Flash
Posted on: November 30, 2018

Washtenaw CMH 2017 Annual Report

Read all about our progress on our 2017-2022 strategic plan, our programs, recent initiatives, exciting opportunities and more!

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