Support for Body and Soul

 

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In September, a woman with dual diagnoses and who had recently lost her son to suicide became a member of MI Health Link.  The member experienced chronic mental and physical health conditions exacerbated by uncoordinated care.

Upon enrollment, she connected with a primary care physician and also was provided grief counseling.

With another member who had suffered from depression and grief, she was able to develop a “life plan.”  The plan includes a crisis plan with identified supports for times when suicide is considered, the development of goals, interventions, and objectives, which include developing and maintaining supportive relationships to maintain a stable mood and improved health.

The care coordinator has developed a close relationship with her and is assisting her during this difficult time in her life and assuring good coordination of care overall.

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