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Current ACMH Newsletter

The Winter 2013 Edition of the ACMH newsletter has been published! (PDF)

Download the Summer 2012 Edition of the ACMH Newsletter Table Talk (PDF).

Download the Winter 2012 Edition of the ACMH Newsletter Table Talk (PDF).

Download the Summer 2011 Edition of the ACMH Newsletter Table Talk (PDF).

Download the Spring 2011 Edition of the ACMH Newsletter Table Talk (PDF).

Download the Fall 2010 Edition of the ACMH Newsletter Table Talk (PDF).

Download the Summer 2010 Edition of the ACMH Newsletter Table Talk (PDF).

ACMH 2011 Policy Priorities: Serious emotional and mental health disorders in children and youth are real and treatable. Supporting good mental health and well-being for children, youth and families is good public policy! Click here to read the document.

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NEW RESOURCES

Download "Grim Tales" which talks about school suspensions (11-6-13)

Download the Oakland County Provider List Update (5-22-13)

Mid Michigan Autism Association's NewsBlast

New Publications: Promoting Recovery and Resilience for Children and Youth Involved in Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare Systems, Basic Facts About Low-income Children: Children Under 3 Years, Basic Facts About Low-income Children: Children Under 18 Years (Added 2/6/13)

A Family's Health Guide to Learning Disabilities (Added 1/21/13)

After the Shooting: Helping the Children Heal (Added 12-21-12)

Counselor Uses Personal Experiences to Become Advocate For Parents' Fole in Their Child's Mental Health - A series of personal and professional experiences led Kevin McClure down a path he didn't initially envision for himself. Working as a professional counselor and being a father to multiple children with mental health and behavioral problems has turned McClure, a member of the American Counseling Association, into an advocate and mentor for two certifications gaining popularity across the country: the Certified Family Partnership Professional (CFPP) and the Parent Support Provider (PSP). (Added 12-10-12)

Michigan Family to Family Information & Education Center E-Newsletter: You can now view "Family Linkages" the new Michigan Family-to-Family Health Information and Education Center Electronic Newsletter. Family Linkages is a way to connect families of children and youth with special needs (and providers) in Michigan with information, education and support.

New Resource: Going Beyond Insurance Coverage: Actionable Ways to Protect Your Family's Health. It's a 7-part resource that includes the following sections: The Current State of Family Health Care Coverage, How to Best Protect My Family's Health, Taking Charge of Your Child's Nutrition, Working Exercise into Your Daily Lifestyle, The Problem with Overlooking Personal Hygiene, Consulting a Physician With or Without Health Insurance, and Additional Healthy Living Resources. (Added 11-18-12)

The Social Security and Disability Resource Center is an informational website that provides answers to questions about how to apply for disability, how to appeal a claim in the event of a denial, how to navigate the federal system, and how to avoid certain mistakes that are commonly made by applicants. The site’s author is a former disability examiner for the social security administration. (Added 11-30-11)

Juvenile Justice

View the latest edition of OJJPD News (May/June 2012) (Added 7-9-12)

Improving Law Enforcement Responses to Adolescent Girls (Added 7-2-12)

MacArthur Foundation Issue Brief: Less Guilty by Reason of Adolescence (Added 6-12-11)

Report: Adolescent Development and the Regulation of Youth Crime (Added 6-12-11)

Badge for BullyingInfo.org: Prevention and Response