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As an essential service facility, TBHS will continue to provide mental health services during the
COVID-19 outbreak.  If you or a loved one are in need of our services during this time, please call
989-673-6191 or 800-462-6514.  Emergency Services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a
week. (Updated 3/23/2020)


During this stressful time, Saginaw County Community Mental Health Authority is offering myStrength to you or to share with others.  myStrength is a free and confidential mobile based application that provides updated content, personally tailored to support to adults and families and children with a wide array of resources to support overall mental health and wellness.  

myStrength is an evidenced based application that provides a variety of resources from videos to self-paced coaching for depression, anxiety, substance use disorder, healthy living and recovery, to name a few.   

You can check out myStrength  here

 If you would like to sign up to access your confidential sign on to myStrength account please do so by clicking this link and at the question that asks for your  access code, type SAGINAW.



Tuscola Behavioral Health Systems is closely monitoring the developing situation related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) which is now confirmed in Michigan. TBHS team members are meeting regularly to assure that you receive the most up to date information. The following website will also provide you with the most relevant information as well:

Effective Monday, March 16, 2020 Tuscola Behavioral Health Systems is temporarily suspending Community Bound Volunteer activities as well as CLS community and socialization activities until April 6, 2020.

Per Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order No. 2020-7: Effective immediately (March 14, 2020) and continuing through April 5, 2020 at 5:00 pm, all health care facilities, residential care facilities, congregate care facilities, and juvenile justice facilities must prohibit from entering their facilities any visitors that: are not necessary for the provision of medical care, the support of activities of daily living, or the exercise of power of attorney or court-appointed guardianship for an individual under the facility’s care; are not a parent, foster parent, or guardian of an individual who is 21 years of age or under and who is under the facility’s care; are not an individual under the facility’s care that is in serious or critical condition or in hospice care; and are not visiting under exigent circumstances or for the purpose of performing official government functions. 

Click here to review the Executive Order No, 2020-7. 

It is our sincere hope that all individuals in our community, remain healthy as we work through this difficult time. The following is a list of things that you can do to stay well:Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

  1. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
  2. Stay home when you are sick (You can reschedule your appointments with your case manager, psychiatrist or other TBHS provider).
  3. Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  4. If you don’t have a tissue, cough or sneeze into the inside corner of your elbow.
  5. Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
  6. Avoid shaking hands during greetings. Fist bump or elbow bump instead.
  7. WASHING YOUR HANDS OFTEN (or using hand sanitizer) is the best way to prevent the spread of infection.
  8. As will all illnesses people who are pregnant or have a weaker immune system, chronic illnesses and individuals over 60 years and older are also at higher risk of infection and developing complications from infection.



The staff of Tuscola Behavioral Health Systems (TBHS) would like to welcome you and your family to the local community mental health provider for Tuscola County residents. We provide effective, comprehensive, quality treatment to help you deal with your struggles, whether related to mental illness, developmental disability, or co-existing substance use disorder. Co-existing means having two conditions at once, such as a mental illness and a substance use disorder. TBHS recognizes that reaching out for help can be hard. TBHS wants you to know that working together with you and if you choose, your family, helps build the necessary partnership to address your needs openly with care and respect. We will listen to you in detail, call you by your name and accept you as a person.


TBHS has a “No Wrong Door” policy. This means that you will be assessed and receive care and treatment no matter where you enter our system. This includes service supports and collaboration to help address your identified needs. If there is a problem with eligibility for services, you will be assisted in finding the right supports and services in the community as well. This is an ongoing process as we strive to provide seamless and personally meaningful care.


Your care is comprehensive - it meets your needs individually and covers all areas of need.

Your care is timely - care is delivered quickly and efficiently to meet your needs.

You and your recovery are priorities - we are responsive to assisting and supporting you in your  journey toward prolonged wellness.

Your care environment is of great importance - our facilities are quiet, comfortable, safe and clean.

Your care is targeted to your situation - care is geared toward respect of all ages, races, cultures, gender, orientation, urgency of need and individual need.

Your care is delivered in an open, accepting environment - TBHS staff work hard to gain and improve the skills and approaches necessary to address through treatment the behaviors and issues that go into mental health, substance abuse, developmental disabilities and co-existing disorders.

Your feedback is essential - your level of satisfaction helps us know how to improve our system of care.

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