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Here’s How Mental Health Services in Michigan Just Got Easier To Access

Mental health has never been more important. In Michigan, access to critical services just got easier. 

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20 Sites Helping Michigan Families Ease Students Back to School

We’ve compiled a guide of need-to-know information and resources for childcare and returning to school in 2021. 

Michigan's new education budget spells out improvements for student mental health resources.
‘Coming Back to the Unknown’: Michigan Makes ‘Historic’ Investment in Student Mental Health in 2021

Michigan’s latest investment in education could mean big things for mental health advocacy in school districts around the state — something particularly important as students return to the classroom amid the pandemic. 

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‘We Have to Do It Together’: Michigan’s Rural Families Talk Getting Through COVID

Mental health, struggling students and food insecurity. These are the topics on Michigan mom's minds for 2021, and the solutions they are finding.

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How One Michigander Saved Lives Working the State’s New Mental Health Crisis Hotline

Michigan's new mental health hotline, MiCAL, is about more than helping Michiganders through crisis, explained one staffer. It's about helping them find hope.

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Many Michigan Colleges Lack Mental Health Services. This Plan Changes That.

Lisa Green attended St. Clair County Community College on her path to study psychology. But getting her own mental health services weren't easy.

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How to Discuss the Traumatic Events on the Capitol With Kids and Process It as a Family

What to know to help your kids process traumatic events as you might be struggling to process them yourself.