Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Blind Consumers

MDHHS Let's Talk Mental Health

Provides general information for the Michigan Deaf, Deaf-Blind, and Hard of Hearing Community including family, friends, and their health practitioners with regard to mental health issues.

 

MDHHS Accessing Mental Health Services

Provides information on where members of the Michigan Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing Community can turn for assistance concerning mental health issues.

 

MDHHS What to Expect with Mental Health ServicesExplains the process in place for the Michigan Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing Community when seeking public mental health assistance, including paperwork and possible pitfalls.

 

MDHHS Your Rights and Mental Health Services

Explains that when seeing mental health assistance, the Michigan Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing Community must be properly accommodated by law. Self-advocacy and knowledge of your rights are highlighted.

 

MDHHS Deaf Culture and YouIllustrates the mainstays and nuances of Deaf Culture, with a focus on understanding the "whats and whys" as well as expectations. This fun video promotes cross cultural understanding.

For individuals who are blind or visually impaired, please click on the links below for audio recordings of select documents. 

Consent for Treatment

Consumer Handbook

Release of Information Authorization