Vision for Integrated Care

Goals for an improved system: 

  • Broaden access to quality care
  • Improve coordination & cut red tape
  • Increase behavioral health investment and financial stability

Core values to preserve and strengthen:

  • Person-centered
  • Self-determined
  • Family-driven, youth-guided
  • Community-based
  • Recovery-oriented
  • Culturally competent
  • Evidence-based

Additional Information:

  • MDHHS presentation for public forums (updated February 6, 2020): Link to presentation slides
  • Details about the Department’s vision for a strengthened behavioral health system and frequently asked questions: Link to Fact Sheet and FAQs
  • MDHHS presentation for state public forums (January 8, 2020): Link to presentation slides
  • MDHHS Director Robert Gordon’s presentation to the Joint House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees on Health and Human Services (December 4, 2019): Recording | PowerPoint
  • MDHHS Director Robert Gordon’s speech at the Community Mental Health Association of Michigan’s Fall Conference (October 22, 2019) Link to speech
  • Past Integration Efforts:  Section 298 Initiative