For Michelle Schulte and the Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan, the food-as-medicine movement is an expression of a long-standing tradition—one in which diet and medicine have long been intertwined.
At the Health Fund, we see schools not just as places of learning, but as “health homes,” places that can help meet not only children’s academic needs, but also their mental and physical health needs.
And as important as it is to celebrate, it’s also critical to recognize the challenges the LGBT community faces and to support the organizations combatting those inequities.
The Family Medical Center of MI, Inc. (FMC) provides resources for ADHD, depression, anxiety, and substance use disorders using telemedicine in ten schools throughout rural Southeast Michigan.
The past year was action-packed here at the Health Fund. We nearly doubled our grantmaking, broadened our activities to be more engaged with Michigan communities, and told more stories about the transformative work our grantees are doing across the state. Here’s a look at our top five stories from last December through this December.