Learn more about MI Mind
Primary Care and Behavioral Health providers are advancing suicide prevention and improving mental health care in the State of Michigan.

What is MI Mind?

It is a collaborative quality initiative (CQI) bringing providers, health systems and suicide prevention experts together to reach shared goals: Improving suicide prevention, care and access to key behavioral health services in the State of Michigan. Our mission is to engage psychiatrists, psychologists and primary care physicians in the use of care pathways to significantly reduce suicides in Michigan.

Led by Henry Ford Health in partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield Michigan, the program offers providers evidence-based suicide prevention practices backed by training, information, support and evaluation with a long-term goal of furthering research, innovation and advances in clinical care.

What is a Site Champion?

A Site Champion is a physician or established leader in the participating practice who is engaged, energetic, and passionate about the intersection of behavioral and physical health. Learn more.

New provider organizations join MI Mind

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Upper Peninsula Health Plan (UPHP), Trinity Health Alliance of Michigan (THAM), and Holland PHO have officially joined MI Mind for Cohort 2. The addition of these provider organizations brings the total number of MI Mind primary care and behavioral health providers to more than 500. Trinity Health and Holland PHO expand the CQI’s presence in western Michigan, while Upper Peninsula Health Group extends the reach of MI Mind to serve patients and providers in the state's upper peninsula. The MI Mind team is looking forward to supporting and learning from these providers:

  • Upper Peninsula Health Plan (UPHP) is based in Marquette and extends the geographic reach of MI Mind throughout the Upper Peninsula.
  • Trinity Health Alliance of Michigan (THAM) is headquartered in Muskegon and serves patients in western Michigan.
  • Holland PHO is a physician-hospital organization and a cooperative partnership between community physicians and Holland Hospital.

Order Crisis Cards for your practice

MI Mind Crisis Cards are available for participating providers at no cost to give to patients and their loved ones. The cards include the 988 Crisis and Suicide Lifeline, Trans Life Line and Veteran’s Crisis Line. Email MI Mind at MIMind@hfhs.org to request a supply for your practice.

MI Mind Crisis Cards

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MI Mind
One Ford Place, Suite 5E, Detroit, MI 48202

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Support for MI Mind is provided by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan as part of the BCBSM Value Partnerships program. Although Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and MI Mind work collaboratively, the opinions, beliefs and viewpoints expressed by the author do not necessarily reflect the opinions, beliefs and viewpoints of BCBSM or any of its employees.


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