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At Genesee Health System, we are dedicated to providing the highest quality, most effective services and supports available to meet the mental health, developmental disabilities, and substance use disorder needs of the adults, children and families we serve in Genesee County.

These services will be provided in a welcoming, supportive way that is helpful to symptom stabilization, long-term recovery, and achievement of the varied life goals envisioned by the people in our care.


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Genesee Health System has joined Lapeer County Community Mental Health, Sanilac County Community Mental Health and St. Clair County Community Mental Health in a collaborative effort to serve the four county area effectively. The partnership is called Region 10 PIHP. To find out more, go to the Region 10 website here.

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GHS Board of Directors Meeting
Friday, January 22, 2021

In accordance with Public Act 254 of 2020, The Genesee Health System Board of Directors will hold a meeting on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 4 p.m. via Zoom, due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Members of the public wishing to attend the meeting electronically may do so by clicking on the following link, or call in using the appropriate number in the link below. Please note that a passcode is required to enter the meeting, which is included in the information below.


Any member of the public wishing to address the Board may do so during the public comment period at the beginning and end of the meeting, or by submitting questions or comments to Lisa Polmanteer at lpolmanteer@genhs.org . Questions and comments must be submitted by 2 p.m. on 01-28-21 and will only be considered for the meeting if they contain the following information:

Name, address, and telephone number (if available) of the person wishing to address the Committee. Persons wishing to address the committee will also be required to begin their comment with the above information.


Lisa Polmanteer is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.


Topic: GHS Board of Directors

Time: Jan 28, 2021 04:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)


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KN95 Masks Available for Genesee County Group Homes
Wednesday, January 20, 2021

GHS has received a KN95 mask shipment from MDHHS that is now ready for distribution.  All Genesee County AFC group homes are eligible.  Masks will be available for pick-up starting Friday, January 22 and each weekday through Friday, February 5 from 8-10 am and 1-3pm at GHS CIC site located at 1057 E. Coldwater Road.  Provider staff simply need to call 810-287-6492 to schedule their pick-up.  Pick-ups will occur near the Large Garage Door at the site. 

GHS COVID-19 Update – 9/11/2020
Friday, September 11, 2020

GHS’ main building is open Monday-Thursday from 8-5. Please call ahead (810.257.3705) as many services can be done over the phone. All who come to the building will be screened for temperature before admittance. Customer Services and our Access Center can be reached Monday-Friday 8-5 by phone. Call 810.257.3705 to talk to someone about concerns or to  schedule a screening for mental health or substance use disorder.
Most other GHS services are being performed remotely. See program updates below:
  • The Medication Clinic is providing primarily video and telephone appointments. If you need refills or have other medication concerns, work through your case manager, or contact Customer Services.
  • Case management services are being performed remotely, via telephone or other electronic means.
  • Day programs (CIC, Legacy Center, NCE, and the Autism Center) are providing virtual and limited on-site services at this time.
  • Customer Services is available by telephone, Monday-Friday from 8-5. Please call them with any questions, problems, or concerns at 810.257.3705.
As always, our Crisis Line is available to anyone by calling 810.257.3740 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Alternatively you can text FLINT to 741741 to connect to a counselor immediately. These services are completely free.
We understand that these are stressful and uncertain times. We are here for you.

GHS CEO and Board Chair Condemn Racism
Thursday, June 4, 2020

GHS' CEO and Board Chair strongly condemn racism in all forms. GHS has seen the harm of racism in both physical and mental health and encourages us all to do better and commit to change.

GHS, along with the Greater Flint Health Coalition worked together to address health disparities and life expectancy within geographical areas in Genesee County with a project called Health Happens Here. Check out that program here: https://gfhc.org/health-happens-here/

GHS also encourages our community to learn more about racism and diversity. Here are just two resources:


Crisis Texting Line
Tuesday, September 12, 2017

GHS has partnered with “Crisis Text Line” —a non-profit organization that provides crisis support via text message.

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Create a new text message to: 741741

Body of the text message: FLINT

  • Immediately following, the texter will receive an automated response that says “What’s on your mind?”
  • The texter responds with current crisis, and within minutes is connected to a live, trained Crisis Counselor
  • The Crisis Counselor will talk with the texter until the situation has calmed

For a flyer, click here.

Where is the GHS Mobile Unit?
Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Locate the Mobile Mental Health Bus

Our Mental Health Mobile Unit travels throughout the city of Flint and surrounding areas. To find out where we'll be on any given day, check out our schedule at www.genhs.org/water

PIHP Admissions

Seeking pre-admission review or authorization forms? Click here for instructions.

Coronavirus Information & Resources Link

Link to Know More About Opioid Addiction