Systemic change is always an ambitious goal, but one Mid-Michigan initiative is rising to the challenge. THRIVE (Transforming Health Regionally In a Vibrant Economy), is a collaborative effort led by Michigan Health Improvement Alliance, Inc. (MiHIA) and the Great Lakes Bay Regional Alliance (GLBRA).
Wayne State University’s High Touch High Tech (HT2) initiative uses a tablet-administered tool, the Mommy Checkup app, to screen expectant mothers for mental health and substance use-related risk.
Flint Fresh’s various programs, including a mobile market, a produce delivery system, and a new Food Hub building, signify a renewed investment in Flint’s future.
The Health Fund partnered with the Center for Effective Philanthropy to help us evaluate our own work. Learn what our partners had to say and how we’re seeking to improve.
The Health Fund is supporting State of Health, a series covering health disparities and innovative solutions in Michigan. Read our favorite pieces from 2018.
Encounters between law enforcement and individuals with mental illness can quickly turn dangerous, especially when emergency personnel aren’t properly equipped to understand and defuse a situation as it unfolds. But what if every emergency responder was trained to effectively manage behavioral health crises?
Pediatric feeding disorders require behavioral health intervention and other specialized services, but many children wait months or years for treatment. One Health Fund grantee is helping more kids get better care in less time.
We’ve awarded more than $14 million to dozens of organizations working for a healthier Michigan.
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We’ve awarded more than $5 million dollars to 14 organizations across Michigan, all working to improve behavioral health services for children and older adults.
The Mediterranean diet is still the gold standard; butter is not, in fact, back; the gut microbiome is a growing field of study giving rise to “prescriptions” for better nutrition.
Until this year a Michigan resident looking to register for government assistance would have encountered the longest form in the entire country. 42 pages of scarcely legible type and tiny boxes covered more than 1,000 questions, including...