About Us

Genesee Health System (GHS) (formerly Genesee County Community Mental Health) has provided services to Genesee County residents for more than 50 years. 

In FY13, the network of providers operated or funded by GHS served 15,451 individuals, with a total budget of approximately $135 million.   

Message from GHS's CEO

Danis Russell, CEODear Friends:

Welcome to the new Genesee Health System website!  For more than 50 years, we have been the primary Genesee County public service provider for individuals with serious mental illness, developmental disabilities, and substance use disorders. Through continuous innovation and expansion of our programs, we hope to maximize our positive impact on the community well into the future.

From spearheading the creation of a Recovery Oriented System of Care to emphasizing the physical well-being of our consumers, GHS has grown to serve well over 15,000 people every year while working with countless businesses and organizations in the area. Our commitment to our consumers has driven us to incorporate the best standards of care from around the country, using evidence based practices in a culture of gentleness with a look to whole person wellness.

Please explore our site to learn about all of our community actions and services.

We look forward to meeting and working with you soon.

Danis Russell, CEO