MICHIGAN (CBS DETROIT) – Michigan is working on a state-wide mental health hotline.
The Michigan CARES (Community, Access, Resources, Education and Safety) hotline will be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to help people dealing with a mental health crisis.READ MORE: Striking Kellogg's Workers Receiving 3% Raises In New Contract
Governor Gretchen Whitmer says signing the bill is a necessary step.
“As governor, my number one job is to protect the health and safety of all Michigan residents,” said Whitmer. “By creating a mental health hotline that will be available 24/7, we have taken a necessary step towards giving all Michiganders the care they need.”READ MORE: 87% Of Michigan's COVID ICU Patients Unvaccinated, Hospital Association Says
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