Programs & Services
Community Mental Health seeks to improve quality of life and increase personal fulfillment for all of our community members, particularly during challenging times, including crisis, and for those that may be dealing with ongoing conditions.
Service information and crisis services and supports are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week including holidays.
To Receive Services, call Access at 734-544-3050 or 1-800-440-7548 at any time.
A trained professional will assist you with connecting to services and supports that will best meet your needs and can immediately link individuals to a mobile crisis team for supports and intervention, 24/7. If Washtenaw County Community Mental Health outpatient services appear to be the best fit for starting you on a path to meeting your personal goals, our trained professionals can set up an eligibility determination appointment or connect you to a resource in the community that might better meet your needs.
Washtenaw County Community Mental Health is eligibility based and required to prioritize those individuals with Medicaid or those individual’s with any funding source who have urgent or emergent needs.
Adult Mental Health
Services and Supports designed to help adults with serious mental illness achieve recovery.
Services for people over the age of 18 that have a developmental disability (physical and/or cognitive) to help them reach their personal goals. Some goals we might assist with could include living independently in the community (including supports to enhance success), employment at a variety of levels, therapy, psychiatric needs, behavioral supports, coordination of care for physical health, dietary and OT supports.
Youth & Family Services
Youth and Family CMH provides an array of services for children and families with youth diagnosed with serious emotional disturbance and/or developmental disabilities. Services are provided based on medical necessity for those children with Medicaid Insurance. Services are strength-based providing appropriate amount of service to meet the identified need. The level of care and support needed are determined in a family centered planning process that incorporates the functioning areas that the youth/family wants to improve
The Wellness Program values reflect the understanding that a full, rich life comes from overall good health and works to reduce the potential gaps in services between your mental and physical health. This team is dedicated to providing care coordination, health promotion and wellness activities on certain chronic health conditions for community mental health consumers.
The wellness activities include groups on nutrition, diabetes management, healthy cooking, physical activity and tobacco cessation. The health home is an enrollment program based the states eligibility of chronic health conditions and health care utilization. Those that are enrolled into the health home receive enhanced health monitoring and potential care coordination services through Community Mental Health.
Health professionals including nurses, psychiatrists, social workers team up to complete screenings and work towards the best services available for older adults with mental health concerns or with developmental disabilities.
Co-Occurring Disorders (sometimes called Dual Diagnosis)
Services and supports for anyone who may be affected by mental illness and substance abuse issues.
There are groups and education sessions available at our programs sites and in the community to help with understanding, support and encouragement. Services are tailored to help people who are just wanting to learn how about recovery or very involved and active in their recovery process.
PORT/PATH (Project Outreach Team and Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness)
Serving the homeless mentally ill population in Washtenaw County, this team provides intensive outreach services and supports. The team supports people by assisting with housing location issues (getting and keeping housing), medical/medication needs, psychiatric services, transportation, and crisis management. Community advocacy and agency partnering are also a part of PORT’s mission.