• 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.


    State Approved American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Substance Use Disorder Treatment Providers  
    (Last updated 5/9/2018)


    Children and Adults with Autism Section including Applied Behavioral Health Services


Behavioral Health and Physical Health Care Integration
Programs for substance abuse prevention, treatment and recovery
Gambling Disorder
Information about Integrated Treatment for Co-occurring Disorders
Mental health services for adults who have a mental illness, children and youth who have an emotional disturbance, and persons who have a developmental disability.
MI Inpatient Psychiatric Admissions Discussion initiative to investigate ongoing barriers to accessing inpatient psychiatric services in Michigan
Training to provide individuals with the basic tools required to assist others in case of a developing mental illness, or mental health crisis situation.
Information about mental health and substance abuse reporting requirements
Stakeholder 298 Workgroup 2016