- Welcome to Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Administration
Welcome to the Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Administration Web Site. The Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Administration (BHDDA) is located within the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS).
The Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Administration (BHDDA) carries out responsibilities specified in the Michigan Mental Health Code (Public Act 258 of 1974 as amended) and the Michigan Public Health Code (Public Act 368 of 1978 as amended). It also administers Medicaid Waivers for people with developmental disabilities, mental illness, serious emotional disturbance, and it administers prevention and treatment services for substance use disorders. The administration establishes the policy directions and standards for the statewide system including Community Mental Health Services Programs (CMHSP) services to children and adults, Substance Abuse prevention and treatment, Autism Services to Children and families, problem gambling addictions services and State Hospital Centers.