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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Non-essential Services to Remain Closed

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These non-essential services will remain closed until April 13, 2020 but please remember schedules are subject to change as this situation develops.

As previously noted a number of CMH services will still be available including ACT, Crisis Team, Jail Servi...

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Community Mental Health - News Flash
Posted on: March 27, 2020

CMH Service Delivery Update from WCCMH Executive Director

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March 26, 2020

Greetings,

Writing this update and hoping that it finds you healthy and well. The past few weeks seem to be moving in fast forward for Washtenaw County Community Mental Health (WCCMH) administration and staff as we plan for the health and saf...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

CMH Service Delivery Update, March 16, 2020

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Based upon the recommendations of health experts, the County needs practice the mandated precautions. Although a very difficult decision, from 12:00 am on Monday, March 16 until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 16, except for essential services, Washtenaw Count...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Corona Virus and WCCMH Services Update

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Washtenaw County Community Mental Health (WCCMH) is working with Washtenaw County Administration, Washtenaw County Health Department (Public Health) and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) to stay up to date and aware of all communica...

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Community Mental Health - News Flash
Posted on: March 6, 2020

Washtenaw County Novel Coronavirus Updates

Our sister site, Washtenaw Health Department maintains a collection of regularly updated facts, local statistics, and resources.

For more materials on symptoms, testing, prevention tips and more, visit their page here: https://www.washtenaw.org/30...

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Community Mental Health - News Flash
Posted on: January 21, 2020

State Updates: Director Gordon's Plan to Restructure

In December 2019, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Director Robert Gordon proposed a restructuring of Michigan’s public mental health system.

The following links may be helpful in learning more about Director Gordon&rs...

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Community Mental Health - News Flash
Posted on: December 9, 2019

Millage Third Quarter Updates are In

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Resources from the Washtenaw County Mental Health and Public Safety Preservation Millage first became available on January 1, 2019. 

Click the links to get some highlights from the third quarter:

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Community Mental Health - News Flash
Posted on: November 25, 2019

The 2018 Annual Report is In!

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Thanks always for the support, advocacy, contributions, and hard work of our staff, community partners, consumers and their families. 

If you aren't able to pick up a hardcopy from one of our locations, you can download a copy by clicking here.

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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 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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