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Mental Health Services

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The cost of mental health services is paid for by private insurance companies or public health care coverage e.g., Medicaid, Healthy Michigan.

Individuals with Public Health Care coverage must choose a health plan and use up to 20 visits before being referred to Macomb County Community Mental Health for mental health services.

Individuals with private insurance, need to find mental health services through their insurance carrier network.

Youth

(A situation is considered a mental health emergency when an individual is at direct and immediate risk of seriously harming him/herself or someone else; if a person’s symptoms of mental illness are active and s/he is unable to care for her/himself; or is unable to understand the need for treatment and these conditions can be reasonably expected to result in harm).

Youth with Medicaid - Medicaid requires that all clients sign up for health services through a Medicaid Qualified Health Plan. These services include twenty (20) mental health visits per year.  The person is required to exhaust all those visits before CMH may serve them (this requirement is sometimes waived if the mental health problem is severe).  To initiate CMH services, a telephone call to the CMH Access Center is required, (586) 948-0222. Access Center services include assessment of the problem, identifying insurance benefits and referral to appropriate agencies, based on level of needed care.

Youth without Medicaid and who are chronically and persistently mentally ill contact the Macomb County Crisis Center:

Macomb County Crisis Center (586) 307-9100
 (855) 966-2264 (Toll free)

 Hours:  24/7 

Urgent Behavioral Health Center (UBHC)
The UBHC is currently going through a redesign of services. For the present,
clients should be referred to the Crisis Center or a local hospital emergency
room.
(586) 466-6222 Hours:  24/7 
Telecommunication Device for the Deaf (TDD) Dial 7-1-1 Hours:  24/7 

Residential placement of a severely emotionally disturbed child in a therapeutic facility may be provided as an alternative to inpatient hospitalization, if the safety of the child can be secured.An authorization from Community Mental Health is required and CMH must make the referral agent to a residential facility.  Children must display signs of having a severe emotional disturbance or mental illness as defined in the DSM V and the residential treatment is deemed as the appropriate level of intervention. Parents must agree to be actively involved through the entire course of treatment. Assessment for residential treatment services are made through:

CMH Access Center Consumer Line (586) 948-0222
(855) 996-2264 (Toll free)
Mon – Fri:  8:30 – 9:00 P.M. Sat & Sun:  8:30 – 7:00 P.M.
TDD Dial 7-1-1 24/7



If the youth has Medicaid: contact the Macomb County Community Mental Health Access Center:

 

CMH Access Center Consumer Line

(586) 948-0222
(586) 948-0223 (FAX)

HOURS: Mon – Fri:  8:30 – 9:00 P.M. Sat & Sun:  8:30 – 7:00 P.M.  

TDD

Dial 7-1-1

24/7

Intensive crisis residential placement (6 - 7 days) for children aged 8 - 17 with a severe mental health issue e.g., depression, suicidal thoughts, etc. and with private insurance. Available from Safehaus, (586) 806-4678.
To start receiving mental health services through Macomb County Community Mental Health:

Call the Access Center for a telephone screening and appointment scheduling at an appropriate treatment facility if the person has exhausted their 20 visit Qualified Health Plan benefit and the mental health problem is severe. Services include assessment of the problem, identifying insurance benefits and referral to appropriate agencies, based on level of needed care.

CMH Access Center (586) 948-0222
(586) 948-0223 (FAX)

Hours: Mon – Fri:  8:30 – 9:00 P.M. Sat & Sun:  8:30 – 7:00 P.M.

TDD Dial 7-1-1 24/7

If a youth/individual/family does not have Medicaid but is low-income, they may go to any counseling agency that has a sliding fee scale or accepts their health insurance.  For help finding a mental health agency which accepts private insurance, contact the Macomb County Crisis Center, (586) 307-9100 or toll free (855) 996-2264.

CMH Access Center (586) 948-0222
(855) 996-2264 (Toll Free)
(586) 948-0223 (FAX)

Hours:   24/7

Telecommunication Device for the Deaf (TDD)

Dial 7-1-1

Hours:   24/7

Adults

A situation is considered a mental health emergency when an individual is at direct and immediate risk of seriously harming him/herself or someone else; if a person’s symptoms of mental illness are active and s/he is unable to care for her/himself; or is unable to understand the need for treatment and these conditions can be reasonably expected to result in harm).

Although we all experience crisis or distress at times, a mental health emergency is something specific. A situation may be a mental health emergency if any of these things are true:

A person is at immediate risk of harming him/herself (such as making threats or taking actions against his/her life, or by taking life-threatening risks without concern for what might happen to him/her).

A person is at immediate risk of harming someone else (such as by making threats or taking action against the life of another, by placing another at risk of serious harm, or by taking other risks without concern for what might happen to someone else.

A person is unable/unwilling to take care of his or her basic needs (such as bathing, eating regularly, keeping out of danger, etc.)

A person shows a lack of understanding about his or her need for mental health treatment (such

And these actions or behaviors are the result of a mental illness, or can be reasonably thought to be the result of mental illness.

In a mental health emergency, call the Macomb County Crisis Center, (586) 307-9100 or (855) 996-2264 (Toll free).  The client will be directed to either services  throught the Community Mental Health Network or to the nearest Emergency Room.

At the hospital, staff will assess the immediate need and obtain authorization for the appropriate level of care. Treatment may be provided in an inpatient unit or in an alternative community setting, according to best practice guidelines, Macomb County Community Mental Health or hospital policy, and the situation.

For other crisis situations, contact the Macomb County Crisis Center, (586) 307-9100 or (855) 996-2264 (Toll-free).

To start receiving mental health services through Macomb County Community Mental Health:

Call the Access Center for a telephone screening and appointment scheduling at an appropriate treatment facility if the person has exhausted their 20 visit Qualified Health Plan benefit and the mental health problem is severe. Services include assessment of the problem, identifying insurance benefits and referral to appropriate agencies, based on level of needed care.

CMH Access Center (586) 948-0222
(586) 948-0223 (FAX)

HOURS: Mon - Fri: 8:30 - 9:00 P.M. Sat & Sun: 8:30 - 7:00 P.M.

TDD: Dial 7-1-1 24/7

If an adult does not have Medicaid but is low income, for help finding a mental health agency which accepts private insurance, contact the Macomb County Crisis Center, (586) 307-9100 or toll free (855) 996-2264.

Macomb County Crisis Center

 

(586) 307-9100
(855) 996- 2264 (Toll Free)

HOURS:  24/7

Telecommunication Device for the Deaf (TDD)

Dial 7-1-1 HOURS:  24/7

An adult with private health insurance (e.g., Select Care, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, etc.), needs to utilize their private insurance.

Traditional American Indian healing and spiritual practices combined with contemporary Western medicine (prevention and treatment) of mental health disorders is available from American Indian Health and Family Services (Detroit), (313) 846-6030. http://www.aihfs.org/b_healh.html

One-stop access to U.S. government mental health information supported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and providing a national mental health treatment locator, as well as resources for families, providers, and community leaders. http://www.mentalhealth.gov/

A website for community activities for persons with mental illness, development or intellectual disabilities and substance use/abuse issues to allocate opportunities for individual growth and connection with others:  commonwealth.mccmn.net.