Lansing Community College

The Mental Health & Aging Project (MHAP), funded by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, is a grant program at Lansing Community College.

Since 1985, the project has offered education, training, and consultation for clinicians in Michigan's community mental health (CMH) system who provide services for older adults. The project also assists individuals in the aging network and other service systems who work with older adults with mental illness, dementia, and/or developmental disabilities in a wide variety of settings.

Learn more about the Human Services degree program at Lansing Community College.

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MHAP lends book and DVDs for training and self-education to professionals throughout the state.

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Mental Health and Aging Conference

Mental Health and Aging Conference - May 11-12, 2021

The next conference will be May 11-12, 2021.

Registration is now available.

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Book Lists

The Mental Health & Aging Project operates a lending library of books for CMH clinicians and other human service professionals who work with older adults and their families.

The following guides have been compiled from a larger collection of 600 titles.

Books are sent free via mail, and borrowers pay a small fee for postage and insurance to return the books. To borrow a book from these lists or to learn about other MHAP resources and services, contact Alicia Hostetler at or call her at (517) 483-1526.

PDF File Guide to Books on Assessment and Intervention

PDF File Guide to Books on Dementia

PDF File Guide to Books on Mental Health

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Mental Health & Aging Project

Alicia M. Hostetler
Phone: (517) 483-1526

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