Information & Links

RESOURCES – INFORMATION LINKS

Do you have any web sites that you find helpful? If so, please consider sharing them with us by emailing the link(s) to our Webmaster. Here are some that may be helpful from various organizations that deal with mental illness issues.

Local Service Agencies/Organizations

State Organizations

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness – Michigan – The State of Michigan’s grassroots organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with severe mental illnesses.
  • The Mental Health Association in Michigan – The Mental Health Association in Michigan (MHAM) is a voluntary membership citizens’ organization representing a broad base of people working together as an advocate for the mentally ill.
  • Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service – Our goal is to advance the dignity, equality, self-determination, and expressed choices of individuals. Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service, Inc. (MPAS) promotes, expands and protects the human and legal rights of people by providing them with information and advocacy.
  • Michigan Department of Community Mental Health (MDCMH) The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) is one of 18 departments of state government. The department, the largest in state government, is responsible for health policy and management of the state’s publicly-funded health service systems. An estimated 2 million Michigan residents will receive.
  • Michigan Psychiatric Society – A District branch of the American Psychiatric association.
  • Michigan Psychological Association – An Affiliate of the American Psychological Association working to advance psychology as a science and a profession, to promote the public welfare by encouraging the highest professional standards, offering public education and providing public service, and by participating in the public policy process on behalf of the profession and health care consumers.
  • Michigan Association of Community Mental Health Boards (MACMHB) – created in 1967 to support county mental health services programs (CMHSPs) in promoting, maintaining and improving a comprehensive range of community-based mental health services, which enhance the quality of life, promote the emotional well-being, and contribute to healthy and secure communities which benefit all of Michigan’s citizens.
  • Schizophrenia And Related Disorders Alliance of America – An organization dedicated to the support of persons who live with schizophrenia and related disorders.
  • Michigan Association of Social Workers
  • Autism – Public education, autism awareness, global collaboration, research.

National Organizations

Children & Adolescents

Government Agencies

Information & Research

Treatment Information

  • Treatment Advocacy Center The Treatment Advocacy Center was founded in 1998 to promote improvements in the treatment of people with severe mental illnesses. Since that time, the organization has grown as a respected independent voice for reforming treatment laws. Since the Treatment Advocacy Center was formed, 19 states have made important changes to their treatment laws and more progress is on the horizon.
  • Dual Diagnosis WebsiteThis site is designed to provide information and resources for service providers, consumers, and family members who are seeking assistance and/or education in this field.
  • National Mental Health Consumers’ Self-Help Clearinghouse (The Clearinghouse) – The National Mental Health Consumers’ Self-Help Clearinghouse, the nation’s first national consumer technical assistance center, has played a major role in the development of the mental health consumer movement.

Legal Issues

 

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