Resources

Resources

Additional information on mental health and substance abuse topics is available at the following websites.

Behavioral Tech
Behavioral Tech, LLC trains mental health care providers and treatment teams who work with complex and severely disordered populations to use compassionate, scientifically valid treatments and to implement and evaluate these treatments in their practice setting.

CARF International
CARF International, formerly known as the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, is an independent, not-for-profit accrediting body. CARF provides accreditation in the human services field focusing on the areas of rehabilitation, employment, child and family, mental health, substance abuse, and aging services.

Center for Cognition and Recovery (CCR)
The CCR is a non-profit endeavor developed by JFSA of Cleveland and PLAN of NE Ohio, Inc. to disseminate the evidence-based practice Cognitive Enhancement Therapy to other mental health providers.

Dartmouth Individual Placement - Supported Employment Center
This site focuses on Individual Placement and Supported Employment as an evidence-based practice designed to help people with mental illness. This model is well defined by 8 practice principles and a 25-item fidelity scale.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)
DBSA provides hope, help, support, and education to improve the lives of people who have mood disorders.

Kalamazoo Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
The internet home of Kalamazoo Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services. Their mission is to promote services that empower people to succeed.

MIAPSE
MIAPSE is the Michigan chapter of APSE. APSE is the largest membership organization dedicated to the growth and expansion of supported employment.

Michigan Dept. of Community Health
Primary website for information about health-related services available in the state of Michigan, including mental health and substance use treatment.

Michigan Minds Empowered
Michigan Minds Empowered is a virtual community created for those whose lives have been affected by psychosis. It is focused on building strength, finding hope, and establishing meaning on the journey to wellness. Michigan Minds Empowered is supported by funds from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and the Center for Mental Health Services through the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. Fiduciary management is provided by Network180, the Community Mental Health Authority for Kent County, Michigan.

National Alliance on Mental Illness
NAMI is the largest non-profit, grassroots mental health education, advocacy, and support organization dedicated to the eradication of mental illnesses and to the improvement of the quality of life of all whose lives are affected by these diseases.

National Institute of Mental Health
NIMH provides information, education, and research designed to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illness.

Network 180 - Lives Redirected
The community mental health authority for Kent County, network 180 connects individuals and their families to services for mental
illness,substance abuse disorders or developmental disabilities.

Southwest Michigan Behavioral Health
SWMBH is one of Michigan’s ten Medicaid Prepaid Inpatient Health Plans, responsible for benefits management in eight counties – Barry, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, St. Joseph and Van Buren.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA provides cutting edge information on the treatment of mental illness and substance use disorders with a primary emphasis on evidence-based, best practice treatments. 

United Way
United Way envisions a world where all individuals and families achieve their human potential through education, income stability and healthy lives.

Wellness Recovery Action Plan
The Wellness Recovery Action Plan®, or WRAP®, is an evidence-based system that is used world-wide by people who are dealing with mental health and other kinds of health challenges, and by people who want to attain the highest possible level of wellness.