Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority

James Kelly, MA, LPC, Program Coordinator

The purpose of the Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority is to ensure support, care and treatment services to adults with mental illness, individuals with developmental disabilities, children with serious emotional disturbances and persons with substance use disorders and their families so they can make choices in care, live in the community and achieve desired outcomes through individualized health goals.

The following programs are offered:

  • Adult Mental Health Services Program
  • Developmental Disability Services Program
  • Children's Mental Health Services Program
  • Substance Abuse Services Program
  • Mental Health Access Center Program
  • Rights and Customer Supports Program
  • Mental Health Oversight/Monitoring Program

Research Interests: 

  • Effects of trauma on behavioral and general medical health
  • Effective treatment of first episode psychosis
  • Effective crisis intervention and management strategies
  • Effects of integrating primary care with behavioral health

Website | Email | Phone: 313-344-9099 ext. 3330

Research Areas: Mental Health, Disability/Ableism, Substance Use, Adolescent & Child Development, Adolescent Health, Trauma,

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