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Tom Watkins, president and CEO of DWMHA, will hold hearings starting Monday to update the authority. (credit: CBS Detroit)

Mental Health Authority To Hold Forums Ahead Of $700M Contract Bid

The newly formed Detroit Wayne County Mental Health Authority will hold six community forums starting this Thursday where leaders will discuss the rebidding process of $700 million in contracts.

03/03/2014

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Depressed? How To Get Help For The Holidays

Tom Watkins, CEO of Detroit-Wayne Mental Health Authority, says with the holidays come stress and depression, causing a rise in domestic violence and suicide cases.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/24/2013

Tom Watkins wants Michigan to wake up, saying, "talent matters."

Tom Watkins Tapped To Lead Mental Health System In Wayne County, Detroit

Watkins has been CEO of TDW & Associates, a global consulting and education business focusing on the U.S. and China.

CBS 62–08/12/2013

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Policy Conference On Mackinac Island: Gov’t Geared Toward 21st Century

Among those community and business leaders gathering on Mackinac Island will be Tom Watkins, former state school superintendent now US-China business and education consultant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/27/2013

A Michigan educational delegation poses in Jilin, China. The delegation was led by former state school superintendent Tom Watkins that visited two other cities during the week long trip. (credit: Tom Watkins)

Growing Ties Between Michigan And China

As China leapfrogs over Germany for third place among countries where Michigan products are exported to, the effort to build two-way bridges between the huge Asian nation and the Great Lakes State continues to flourish.

04/15/2013

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Michigan’s Chinese Pied Piper: Tom Watkins

Watkins, who credited his fourth grade teacher with inspiring his fascination with China, has been educating people through his many newspaper columns. He’s been to China regularly since 1989.

CBS 62–04/13/2012

Michigan Matters China Economy

Michigan Matters: China and Michigan’s Economy

This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain gets an update on China and the improving economic position with Michigan.

CBS 62–04/05/2012

Truck traffic on a bridge near a shipping port. (Photo by Bob Chamberlin-Pool/Getty Images)

Wanted: 100 Michigan Firms With China Dreams!

The state of Michigan is seeking 100 companies whose owners have been thinking about selling products in China to be part of a first-in-the-nation pilot program intended to boost exports there.

CBS 62–04/01/2012