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If you cannot afford child care, payment assistance is available.
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Our migrant program works with a number of organizations to provide services for Michigan’s migrant and seasonal farmworkers.
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A federal program which helps persons admitted into the U.S. as refugees to become self-sufficient after their arrival.
Universal caseload, or task-based processing, is a different way of handling public assistance cases.
Information on the Children’s Protective Services Program, child abuse reporting procedures, and help for parents in caring for their children.
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Programs for healthy children & families, including immunization, lead poisoning prevention, prenatal smoking cessation, and many others.
Information on the Children’s Foster Care program and becoming a Foster Parent.
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Information about the Michigan law that requires certain information be made available to a woman who is seeking an abortion at least 24 hours prior to the abortion procedure.
Information on treatment and services for juvenile offenders, success stories, and more.
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The Michigan Domestic & Sexual Violence Prevention and Treatment Board administers state and federal funding for domestic violence shelters and advocacy services, develops and recommends policy, and develops and provides technical assistance and training.
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information about the Department’s public safety programs.
Information on the Safe Delivery Program, laws, and publications.
Information on Safe Sleep for your baby, how to protect your baby’s life.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ (MDHHS) Division of Environmental Health (DEH) uses the best available science to reduce, eliminate, or prevent harm from environmental, chemical, and physical hazards.
Resources and information to assist in assuring firearm safety for families in the state of Michigan.
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Offers resources for agencies who operate the Weatherization Assistance Program in the state of Michigan
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Mental health affects so many aspects of daily life—how you think and feel, handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. It could make it harder to stick to your diabetes care plan. Learn more about Diabetes Distress. It’s important to ask for help – talk to your diabetes care team or refer to the American Diabetes Association Mental Health Provider Referral Directory to locate mental health professionals in your area that have expertise in diabetes care.
Need additional support, Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) services help people with diabetes learn how to take the best care of themselves. Find a program in your area.
Diabetes mellitus is a long-term condition where the body either no longer makes a hormone called insulin or the insulin that is made no longer works as well as it should. Either way, high levels of glucose (a form of sugar) build in the blood. High glucose levels cause damage to eyes, kidneys, nerves and blood vessels. Diabetes increases the risk for heart attacks and strokes.
Diabetes is the primary cause of new cases of adult blindness, kidney failure, and non-traumatic lower-limb amputation. Over a million Michigan adults have diabetes.
Learn How to Manage Diabetes
Prediabetes is a condition where people have higher than normal blood glucose levels, but not yet high enough to be diagnosed with diabetes. People with prediabetes are at high risk of developing diabetes. In Michigan, it is estimated over 2.6 million adults have prediabetes.
Learn How to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes.
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is the result of long-term damage to the kidneys usually caused by chronic conditions such as diabetes or hypertension. More than 900,000 Michigan adults suffer from chronic kidney disease.
High blood pressure and diabetes are the leading causes of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Put a kidney checkup on your calendar. Are you at risk for Kidney Disease…Take the test!
The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan and the Michigan Department of Health & Human services present the Michigan Chronic Kidney Disease Prevention Strategy 2021-2026 (pdf). The latest plan focuses on kidney disease prevention, early detection, and management and control efforts across Michigan.
For more information about chronic kidney disease visit the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan at www.nkfm.org.
To increase availability and improve the quality of diabetes self-management education, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Certification Program has developed review criteria based on national standards. The Certification Program staff provide consultation services related to the standards and certification process. Programs that meet criteria and are certified are eligible for Medicaid reimbursement.
Four Critical Times for Self-Management Education
Michigan’s Diabetes Prevention Program collaborates strategically to increase the delivery of evidence-based prevention messaging and programs such as the National Diabetes Prevention Program to high risk populations to reduce diabetes risk. The National Diabetes Prevention Program is an evidence-based lifestyle change program for preventing type 2 diabetes and is offered in many Michigan communities through delivery organizations.
PATH (Personal Action Toward Health) is a chronic disease self-management program that helps participants build the skills they need for the day-to-day management of a chronic disease. PATH is a six-week workshop and covers topics including healthy eating, relaxation techniques, problem solving and communication skills.
To establish and implement prevention strategies to reduce the morbidity and mortality due to diabetes and its complications among Michigan residents.