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Prescription Drug Take Back Day- October 23

SAFELY DISPOSE OF USED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS AS PART OF TAKE BACK DAY SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2021 FROM 10 AM UNTIL 2 PM AT AREA LOCATIONS   The Macomb County Community Mental Health Office of Substance Abuse (MCOSA) encourages Metro Detroiters to participate in safe prescription drug disposal through the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Prescription Drug […]

Request for Proposals for Supported Employment and Specialized Residential Services

Macomb County Community Mental Health requests proposals for the provision of both Primary Provider and Specialized Residential Services. Questions of inquiries can be made to Network Operations at [email protected] Deadline for proposals is noon, November 19, 2021.  

National Recovery Month

September is National Recovery Month, which celebrates the achievements of those battling substance use disorder.  Because behavioral health is essential to overall health, National Recovery Month recognizes the gains made through prevention, treatment, recovery and anti-stigma efforts, and acknowledges the successes of evidence-based treatment and recovery practices, the hard work and dedication of the recovery […]

Let’s Talk About Children’s Mental Health

Children’s Evidence Based Treatments (EBT) are mental health treatments that are backed by research studies and scientific evidence that show effectiveness in treating and reducing mental illness symptoms in children.  Children often show mental health symptoms through behaviors, said Elizabeth Vutci, Coordinator of Community and Behavioral Health. “When these behaviors extend into weeks or months, or begin to interfere with school or home life, EBT’s can […]

PTSD- Signs, Symptoms and Treatment

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is a disorder in which a person has difficulty recovering after experiencing or witnessing a terrifying event. Who is affected: Anybody can suffer from PTSD, be a child or an adult. “Brief or prolonged exposure to an exceptionally threatening or catastrophic event, lived in first person or as a mere […]

Let’s Talk About Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are complex medical and psychiatric illnesses that can have serious consequences for health, productivity and relationships. There are many causes of eating disorders, but they often occur due to low self-esteem, a history of abuse, pressures to be thin, or eating as a way to cope. “Eating disorders are mental illnesses that are […]

Request for Proposals for our NCQA Accreditation

Macomb County Community Mental Health is seeking sealed proposals from interested and qualified parties experienced in providing consulting services for National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Managed Healthcare Organization (MHO) Accreditation and Readiness Assessment. Proposals are due on April 29th, 2021 at 12:00 pm to the MCCMH Administration building located at 22550 Hall Road Clinton Township, […]

How We’re Setting the Record Straight About Substance Use

For many years there was a fundamental misunderstanding of causes for substance use disorders. Many people viewed this disorder as character flaws or moral failures rather than an illness or disease that needed treatment. Some individuals don’t seek treatment because they have not yet identified their use as problematic or may not be at the […]

Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. With an ongoing pandemic, now of all times is especially important to check in on ourselves and our health. It is imperative that we not only understand what breast cancer is, but also raising awareness to help others understand the symptoms and preventative tactics. The most common symptoms of […]

Coping with COVID-19

While depression, anxiety, and thoughts of suicide are things that many Americans struggle with today, being in the midst of a pandemic can heighten these feelings. Mental health expert, Dr. Agnes Ward says that she is noticing trends of increased suicide rates, and people reporting feelings of anxiety, depression, and loneliness since the pandemic has […]

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