Community Mental Health Programs See Gap in Funding

Enrollment in the new Healthy Michigan program is well underway, but now Community Mental Health Departments say they’re seeing a gap in funding.

A decrease in general fund dollars makes it difficult to continue to service clients who don’t qualify or haven’t enrolled in Healthy Michigan.

But the state says those missing funds are being replaced.

9&10’s Vanessa Fayz and photojournalist Jared Barraco explain what’s ahead for patients and providors.