Items Tagged with 'mental health'


Law firm creates mental health practice

March 6, 2019
A local law firm has established a new practice. Read More

Mental health provider receiving $1.3M for Alzheimer's study

January 21, 2019
A local mental health care organization is joining a national study to investigate treatments for people with Alzheimer’s disease. Read More

Designing behavioral health settings

December 31, 2018
Behavioral health care focuses on supporting both mind and body, from the treatment of mental illness to intervention for substance abuse and other addictions. For many of us, life has intersected with behavioral health care through our own experience or our loved ones — and we’re not alone. Read More

Mental health foundation hires executive director

November 29, 2018
A local mental health provider’s foundation has named its new executive director. Read More

College reaches settlement in discrimination case

November 29, 2018
| By AP
MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University has reached a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice after a student with a disability filed a complaint alleging discrimination. Read More

Behavioral health provider plans urgent care center

October 31, 2018
An urgent care center for mental health is being planned by a local provider of behavioral health care. Read More

Audit: Mental health agency CEO misspent $19M

October 12, 2018
| By AP
An audit has found that the former CEO of a community mental health agency in the region misspent more than $19 million on lavish benefits, parties and side projects. Read More

Feds awarding $12M to West Michigan mental health centers

September 20, 2018
| By AP
Three community mental health centers in West Michigan have been selected as Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics and are each getting a $4-million boost in funding. Read More

Finger-pointing: Who owns gun violence?

February 28, 2018
Gun violence in the U.S. has many pointing fingers in many directions. Considered by many as a public health issue, gun violence has captured our attention and motivated legions of our youth to demand action. Read More

Employer initiatives assist mental health

May 12, 2017
Mental health issues, ranging from depression to suicide and bipolar disorder among others, are estimated to cost businesses — especially small business owners — millions each year. Read More