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News and Updates

MDHHS is eager to keep stakeholders engaged as this process for strengthening the behavioral health system moves forward. Please continue checking back here for the latest news and updates.


Updates from the Department:



  • News story from The Mining Journal in Marquette: "New Plans" (January 28, 2020): Link to story

  • Radio interview with MDHHS Director Robert Gordon on Michigan Radio Stateside: “DHHS director commits to keeping mental health system public, seeks community input” (January 8, 2020): Link to radio interview
  • Press Release: MDHHS presents vision for strengthened behavioral health system at joint legislative hearing (December 4, 2019): Link to press release.
  • Op-ed from MDHHS Director Robert Gordon in The Detroit News: “Improving mental health care in Michigan” (December 4, 2019): Link to Op-ed.