Who We Are

The Michigan Psychiatric Society is a state specialty medical society, and a district branch of the American Psychiatric Association. Founded in 1908, MPS has served as the voice of Michigan psychiatry for more than a century.

Our mission is to represent the interests and professional needs of psychiatric physicians in Michigan while striving to ensure quality care for people with mental disorders and their families through promotion of education, research, and advocacy.

 

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We are always keeping an eye on the legislation that has the potential to change the way we practice our mental health care. Below are the main three bills that we are working on with the Michigan Legislature. 

 

Senate Bill 191

Sponsored by Senator Curt VanderWall (R-Ludington)
This bill would expand the scope of physician assistants, certified nurse practitioners, and clinical nurse specialists-certified.
 

Senate Bills 597 & 598

Sponsored by Senator Mike Shirkey (R-Clarklake) and Senator John Bizon, MD (R-Battle Creek)
This pair of bills encompass the behavioral health integration plan.
Click here for the Senate Fiscal Analysis of this package.
 

Email us for more information at michpsychsoc@gmail.com.

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Michigan Psychiatric Society
P. O. Box 1781
East Lansing , Michigan 48826