• The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has established a warmline for persons with mental health conditions.  The warmline will be operated by Certified Peer Support Specialists. Individuals calling the warmline will be provided with support by peers who have their own lived experience with mental health issues. They will be providing wellness supports and a listening ear. 

    Call 1-888-733-7753


    Learn about our responses to Coronavirus and find the latest program guidance. www.Michigan.gov/Coronavirus >> Resources >> For Health Professionals

    MDHHS advises review of  “Actions for Caregivers of Older Adults During COVID-19” and supporting Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document.

    Michigan’s stay at home order has been lifted, learn about each phase of the MI Safe Start Plan

    BHDDA Communications Related to COVID-19 Policy Updates and Changes


  • 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 11/01/2021)


    MDHHS Autism Awareness, Education and Resources


Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHC) Demonstration Program
Michigan Crisis and Access Line (MiCAL)
Behavioral Health Information Sharing & Privacy
Mental Health Diversion Council
Office of Recipient Rights
Syringe Service Program (SSP)
Veteran Navigators
Programs for substance abuse prevention, treatment and recovery
Problem Gambling
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 Psychiatric Care Improvement Project
Information about mental health and substance abuse reporting requirements
State of Michigan Operated Inpatient Psychiatric Hospitals