Mental Health Crisis Planning for Families

Created by the National Alliance on Mental Illness-Minnesota. Learn to recognize, manage, prevent and plan for your child's mental health crisis. This booklet will help you as a parent or guardian to understand what can cause a crisis, the warning signs of a crisis, the strategies to help de-escalate a crisis, resources that may be available and how to create a crisis plan. Information on communication and advocacy skills for families is included along with a sample crisis plan.
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Association for Children’s Mental Health

The Association for Children's Mental Health (ACMH) is a statewide, non-profit family organization dedicated to meeting the needs of families of children and youth with serious emotional, behavioral or mental health challenges. ACMH provides the following services to families and community partners across Michigan: Parent-to-Parent Support; Education, Networking & Leadership Opportunities including an annual Conference; Regional Training, Leadership Camp and other Special Events; Information Dissemination, Referral, Outreach and Systems Advocacy; Family Support Groups, Assistance & Advocacy; Youth Involvement & Leadership Opportunities.

Children’s Mental Health Services Programs – Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

Information about the MDHHS Mental Health Services Programs, including a map of programs in the state and other resources.
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Navigating the Mental Health System

Community Living Services is offering training and education to parents and caregivers who want to become Parent Mentors/Family Support Specialists. The Parent Mentor/Family Support Specialist will assist parents and caregivers in bridging gaps within the mental health system.
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Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services

The mission of Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services (ACCESS) is to empower communities to improve their economic, social and cultural well-being by promoting a just and equitable society with the full participation Arab Americans. This website is the largest and most comprehensive Arab community-based health and mental health center in North America that is comprised of medical, public health and research, mental health and environment programs.
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