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The National Directory of
Family-Run & Youth-Guided Organizations
for Children’s Behavioral Health

Association for Children's Mental Health (ACMH)

Mailing Address:
6017 W. St. Joseph Hwy. Suite 200
Lansing, MI 48911-0000

Phone: 12316326650
Fax: 517-372-4032

Contact Person: Jane Shank


Web Site: http://www.acmh-mi.org

Population Served:
Serious Emotional and Behavioral Disturbances

To provide support, advocacy, education and resources for families raising children with emotional, behavioral or mental challenges.

Statewide ACMH is the state affiliate of the Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health. We are also a SMASHA CMHS funded Statewide Family Network organization. We get contacted by family members from around the state and respond to ALL family member contacts.

Organization role:
• Provide family to family or youth to youth support on an individual family or youth level (e.g., peer-to-peer, family support partners, parent navigators)
• Provide education to families or youth on issues of interest
• Provide training and mentoring of family members or youth (e.g., to assume leadership roles, act as provider)
• Provide training and presentations to system of care/child serving agencies or community
• Provide technical assistance (e.g., to other family or youth organizations, child serving agencies)
• Recruit family members or youth for positions within child serving agencies
• Organize conferences
• Participate in child serving system/system of care policy-making and leadership groups
• Participate in child serving system/system of care management meetings
• Provide quality monitoring and evaluation
• Provide advocacy
• Conduct social marketing

Organization type:
• A statewide family-run organization
• A local youth-guided chapter of a national or statewide organization

Region(s) served:
• Statewide

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