Michigan Community Mental Health
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 is located within the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH). The administration carries out responsibilities specified in the Michigan Mental Health Code, the Michigan Public Health Code and administers Medicaid Waivers for people with developmental disabilities, mental illness, serious emotional disturbance and substance disorders.
Mental Health and Developmental Disability services in Michigan are delivered through a county-based community mental health services programs (CMHSPs). MDCH, along with 46 regional Community Mental Health Services Programs (CMHSPs), contracts public funds for mental health, and developmental disability services. Medicaid funds, which are paid on a per Medicaid- eligible capitated basis, are contracted with CMHSPs, or affiliations of CMHSPs, as Prepaid Inpatient Health Plans (PIHPs). Substance Abuse services are provided through the 10 PIHPs. In addition to information about supports and services, CMHSPs, and current Department activities, you will find on these web pages spotlights on important upcoming events, and links to helpful resources.