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Michigan Advance By Laina G. Stebbins October 29, 2019 Here’s this week’s Michigan Advance roundup of noteworthy recent legislation that has mostly gone under the radar. Wrongful imprisonment claims

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CMH Access and Eligibility Clarification

MDHHS recently clarified in writing that when a community mental health service program (CMHSP) receives an initial request for services it must conduct an assessment to determine a person’s level of...

Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. Welcomes New Executive Director

Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. (MPAS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Michelle Roberts as the new Executive Director. Roberts replaces Elmer L. Cerano, who is retiring....
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Ex-inmate with HIV gets $150K for getting harsher punishment from prison

Posted Nov 14, 2018 By John Agar GRAND RAPIDS, MI - A former inmate with HIV will receive $150,000 after he was given a harsher penalty for alleged sexual activity than a non-infected...
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2019 Ernie Reynolds Essay Contest

Entries Being Accepted for the 2019 Ernie Reynolds Memorial Essay Contest We are proud to, once again, hold our annual essay contest in honor of an outstanding disability rights advocate, Ernie...

Substantiated Abuse & Neglect Complaints in Michigan Care Facilities

Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. (MPAS) files complaints against licensed or certified health care professionals involved in abusive and neglectful incidents in nursing homes...



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