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Advocacy for Prevention: The Role of the Mental Health Association in Michigan

The Role

In 1987, the Mental Health Association in Michigan (MHAM) celebrated its 50th anniversary. Our purpose, as it was at our inception, is threefold: the prevention of mental illnesses and the promotion of mental health; the improvement of services for adults, adolescents, and children with mental illnesses; and the promotion of research, training, and staff recruitment programs.