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Friday, October 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update to LPC Proposed Practice Changes ​ ​ »
        Update to LPC Proposed Practice Changes  ...
Friday, October 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MDHHS kicks off Health Endowment Fund supported jail-mental health initiative »
MDHHS received a planning grant from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund to do the following:   MDHHS is intere...
Thursday, October 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Despite Veto, Section 298 Will Continue In Some Fashion »
Despite Veto, Section 298 Will Continue In Some Fashion The entirety of Section 298 in the Department of Health and...
Wednesday, September 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Michigan’s ban of flavored nicotine vaping products to protect children’s health »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Sept. 18, 2019      CONTACT:  Bob Wheaton, 517-241-2112, ...
Thursday, September 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Upcoming MDHHS Regional Town Hall Meetings - Mother & Infant Health »
MDHHS to Host Regional Town Hall Meetings in September...
Tuesday, September 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Healthy Michigan Plan beneficiaries for work requirements notifications by MDHHS »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Sept. 6, 2019 CONTACT:   Bob Wheaton, 517-241-2112,   wheatonb@ michigan ....
Monday, August 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MI Healthy Work Requirements Update and Resources »
The National Association of Social Work ers – Michigan Chapter (NASW) is a membership organization of professional soci...
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Medicaid Long Term Services and Supports »
NASW-Michigan Statement on the 2020 Proposed MDHHS Budget   The annual budget for the Michigan Department of H...
Wednesday, April 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Public Comment on MDHHS Medicaid Health Plan Common Formulary Needed! »
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is soliciting comments from the public on the Michigan Medica...
Wednesday, February 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Systemic Underfunding of Michigan's Public Mental Health System »
Below is the analysis that the Community Mental Health Association of Michigan conducted around the systemic underfundin...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018   (2 Comments - view/add)
SUD Rule Changes Toolkit »
The state of Michigan is considering changes to regulations that could have serious implications for substance use disorde...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NASW-Michigan Submits Comments About Harmful SUD Rule Changes »
  October 16, 2018 Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Bureau of Community and He...
Monday, July 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Expanding List of Mandatory Reporters »
To: Chairman Kesto and Members of the Law and Justice Committee From: Allan Wachendorfer, Policy Director, NASW-Mich...
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Upcoming Mental Health Peace of Mind Community Collaboration Public Forum »
Mental Health Peace of Mind Community Collaboration Public Forum...
Saturday, February 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lt. Gov. Calley to lead effort to find consensus on mental health funding »
An intense mobilization effort the past two weeks by public mental health organizations, counties and advocacy groups to o...
Wednesday, October 21, 2015   (1 Comment - view/add)
Michigan Selected as Finalist for First-of-its-kind Mental Health Initiative »
A message from Senator Stabenow:    You and I know that mental illness touches every family in some way, a...
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Cutbacks in mental health services hit western Michigan »
By AMY BIOLCHINI - Associated Press - Sunday, October 11, 2015   HOLLAND, Mich. (AP) - J.R. Robinson rubbed his...
Tuesday, February 3, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
NASW signs on to Leadership Council of Aging Organizations letter urging President Obama to abstain »
NASW signs on to Leadership Council of Aging Organizations letter urging President Obama to abstain from including in his...
Friday, September 19, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Haveman 'very proud' of Healthy Michigan rollout »
Jim Haveman, a Grand Rapids native who has twice headed the Michigan Department of Community Health, retired for good this...
Friday, March 21, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Announces Expanded Medicaid Will Indeed Open April 1 »
Letter from Michigan Department of Community Health Director and NASW member, Jim Haveman As important partners in our...
Thursday, January 9, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
My Experience with Obamacare »
Like millions of other grateful Americans, I will receive healthcare insurance through the Affordable Care Act. I made t...
Sunday, December 29, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Remembering those that have passed on: Holiday messages coat windows at U-M hospital »
A sunny hallway in University Hospital feels a little warmer this holiday season. The windows that line both sides o...
Thursday, December 19, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
MI Social Workers Wear Many New Hats with Health-Care Reform »
MI Social Workers Wear Many New Hats with Health-Care Reform Mary Kuhlman, Public News Service-MI http://www.publi...
Monday, September 16, 2013   (1 Comment - view/add)
Accessing Mental Health Care a Challenge for Deaf in MI - See more at: http://www.publicnewsservice. »
LANSING, Mich. - Not being able to hear in a hearing world is a difficult challenge on its own, but experts say the deaf a...
Thursday, May 23, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Treating Poverty Like an Illness »
LANSING, Mich. - Efforts to help people rise out of poverty often are largely unsuccessful. So, Matrix Social Services, De...
Wednesday, April 11, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Healing Power of Music - Composer's Film Screens in Michigan »
LANSING, Mich. - Stroke patients interested in music and art recovered better than those who didn't, according to a new st...

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