League of Women Voters of Leelanau County Hold Virtual Mental Health Meeting

The League of Women Voters of Leelanau County held a virtual seminar on Wednesday highlighting the work that’s been done for mental health in the county.

MhThe Community Health Innovation Region of Northern Michigan says they are working on a behavioral health initiative aimed at researching ways to improve mental health in the ten county region.

Advocates for mental health are also looking to build a Traverse Area Crisis Wellness Center so people have a place to get treatment in northern Michigan.

“We need to be willing to innovate along with poking at best practices and constantly focusing on a more effective, better pathway to recovery,” said National Alliance on Mental Health board member Kate Dahlstrom.

Community Health Innovation Region of Northern Michigan will be hosting a Zoom seminar on their work on April 11.