Services provided with millage funding include crisis response, individual therapy, group therapy, peer support, psychiatry, nursing, and help navigating required medical, behavioral, and social services.
The millage-funded CARES Team is an interdisciplinary team of mental health professionals that includes nurses, social workers, crisis professionals, psychiatrists, addiction specialists, peer counselors, and medical assistants. The team helps any person--regardless of age, insurance status, or ability pay--who requires mental health intervention and follow up support. In 2021 alone, the CARES team provided 13,092 services to 752 patients. READ MORE
— Melisa Tasker, Program Administrator, CARES, Washtenaw County
WCCMH is now designated as a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic and provides a comprehensive range of mental health and substance use services. By achieving this certification, WCCMH has received additional federal grant funding to hire staff and provide services. These extra funds allow WCCMH to serve more individuals and maximize the reach of millage dollars.
750 Towner, a 24/7 crisis center established with millage funding, is a place where individuals experiencing a behavioral health crisis can go for help and emotional support. The center can be used as a holistic alternative to the emergency room or the jail, helping stabilize individuals in crisis and providing them with a warm handoff to other community providers. In 2021, the crisis center handled 45 admissions and served 25 people in need of help and stabilization. READ MORE