Mental Health Crisis Help

Community Mental Health offers walk in or call crisis 24 Hours a Day (Walk-in services are for those in immediate crisis and cannot wait for an appointment). Contact Us to get directions to the CMH Building. Crisis services provides crisis intervention, assessment, and screening for voluntary and involuntary psychiatric hospitalization.
Toll Free: 800.372.8460
Local: 517.346.8460
TTY: 517.267.7623
Mental Health Crisis
  • Main Location
    Main Location

    Community Mental Health CEI’s main building is conveniently located on Jolly Road in Lansing between Cedar Street and Pennsylvania Avenue

  • Detox Programs
    Detox Programs

    The Recovery Center offers detox services in the downtown Lansing area.

  • CATS Program
    CATS Program

    The CATS Program in Mason offers outpatient treatment to those incarcerated in the Ingham County Jail

  • Outpatient Program
    Outpatient Program

    Clinton County Counseling Center in St. Johns offers outpatient services to individuals in Clinton County.

  • Residential Program
    Residential Program

    The House of Commons in Mason offers residential substance use disorder treatment for men.


The Substance Abuse Services and Corrections Mental Health programs of Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton and Ingham Counties (CMHA-CEI) offer a 40 bed residential treatment program designed to help men with drug and alcohol problems establish and maintain a drug free and crime free lifestyle. The House of Commons has been a well respected leader in substance use disorder treatment for more than 30 years. The length of stay is up to three months and includes, for probationers, a six month follow-up day program. This program is available to men 18 years and older, who are referred by themselves; Mid-State Health Netowrk (MSHN), Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC), or Office of Community Corrections (OCC). Referrals are also accepted from other sources such as courts, attorneys and family. Individuals involved with the courts must sign a release of information to the court upon admission.

The program provides a multi-disciplinary team of staff who monitor the facility on a 24 hour basis. Treatment staff include a Program Coordinator, Mental Health Therapists (Masters Level), Client Services Specialists (Bachelors Level), Registered Nurse, Dietary Technician and ancillary staff. All staff have experience working with individuals who have substance use disorders and those in the corrections system and are trained in cognitive behavioral treatment.

Program Eligibility Criteria

The program uses the American Society of Addiction Medicine Patient Placement Criteria to determine if an individual is appropriate for residential programming. Additionally, the program’s contractors also have guidelines for admission to treatment. Dependent upon contractor, admission criteria may include:

  • Diagnosis of substance abuse or dependence
  • Referral from appropriate authorization source
  • Sufficient motivation
  • Ability to pay; indigent, those with Medicaid and those who are able to self-pay are accepted

Program Non-Eligibility Criteria

Persons with past or current charges involving arson, criminal sexual conduct, manslaughter or assault with intent to commit great bodily harm, may be eligible. All criminal charges are reviewed by the Program Coordinator prior to admission. Certain criminal offenses are not allowed admission. No warrants, holds or detainers from other jurisdictions. Unstable medical or psychiatric conditions are also prohibited from admission.

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Cost for Services

CMHA-CEI provides specialty behavioral health and substance use services for people who meet criteria for our service array. We accept Medicaid, Healthy Michigan Plan and other publically funded health insurance. Fees are assessed based on the client's ability to pay. A coverage determination will identify a person's ability to pay along with any public funding that might be available.

Please contact Access (1-888-800-1559 or 517-346-8318) for eligibility determination.

CMHA-CEI does not offer stand-alone psychiatry services.


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20-12-2012 Hits:10385 SubAbuse Testimonials Jason Moon

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CMHA-CEI Substance Abuse Services recognizes substance use disorders as chronic health conditions. Services are designed to address underlying issues as well as the presenting drug and/or alcohol related problems. This is accomplished by careful assessment and comprehensive treatment planning. A wide range of services are available as a model in continuing care including detoxification, residential, outpatient and self-help groups. Standard Program Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Our services are provided by:
Clinton County Counseling Center (CCCC)
Correctional Assessment & Treatment Services (CATS)
House of Commons (HOC)
The Recovery Center (TRC)


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