MCCMH Hosts Tri-County Roundtable:

Tri-County Roundtable Group Photo

Panelists from Left to Right: Safehaus CEO Dr. Roman Kolodchin, Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network Director of Customer Service Michele Vasconcellos, Macomb County Community Mental Health Chief Clinical Officer Dr. Agnes Ward, Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel, Professor of Social Work at Wayne State University and Safehaus family therapist Dr. Victor Burlaka, Safehaus Clinical Director Nataliya Hnatyuk, Macomb County Community Mental Health CEO David Pankotai and Oakland County Health Network Chief Medical Officer Dr. Victor Pozios.

Events happening thousands of miles away impact the lives of Metro Detroiters, fueling stress and anxiety in a community that has already endured a pandemic. To help tri-county residents, Macomb County Community Mental Health (MCCMH) hosted a roundtable discussion of the emotional, mental and physical toll that conflict, near or far, can create and offer strategies to successfully address it. The roundtable was held at the Ukrainian Cultural Center located at 26601 Ryan Road in Warren Wednesday, March 2, 2022.

Seven area mental healthcare professionals were joined by Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel, discussing stress and anxiety, how it impacts each person, and when & where to seek help addressing those challenges.

Audio and video material from the roundtable will be made available soon and this page will be updated to include that information as it becomes available:

WWJ News Radio – Feeling stressed about the war in Ukraine? You’re not the only one, Metro Detroit mental health experts say

ClickOnDetroit – Michigan Families Fear for Loved Ones in Ukraine

WXYZ (Channel 7) – Barbershop chairs become safe spaces, way to clear mind

Each County in Metro Detroit has an agency that provides mental and physical health treatment and supports, often at no cost to residents.

To find help, area residents can contact any of the following organizations:

Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network
24/7 Crisis Line 800.241-4949
Customer Service 888-490-9698 or 313-833-3232
Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Macomb County Community Mental Health
24/7 Crisis Line 586.307.9100
Customer Service 855.99.MCCMH (855.996.2264)
Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Oakland County Health Network
24/7 Crisis Line 800.231.1127
Customer Service 800.341.2003
Monday & Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Safehaus - Children’s Intensive Residential Treatment


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