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Children & Family
Mental Health Services

Child and Family Services

We believe that every single child deserves the opportunity to thrive! Our comprehensive continuum of care addresses physical, emotional and developmental needs of children and adolescents so they can be successful in their normal daily activities and routines. Our services are trauma informed, evidence-based and family focused to meet the unique needs of children and families. Our clinicians specialize in providing age-appropriate care and support tailored to each child’s unique needs.  

We help children and adolescents navigate the challenges of Mental and Behavioral Health challenges.  



Children ages 7-18 experiencing Mental or Behavioral Health challenges are a good fit for this program. Left untreated, these challenges can significantly negatively affect a child's thoughts, emotions, behavior and success later in life. Our services and skilled clinicians will help guide children and teens along the path of healing so they can get back to learning, exploring and playing with friends. 


Mental Health Challenges Treated 

  • Anxiety 

  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD) 

  • Depression 

  • Family & Relationship Issues 

  • Grief & Loss 

  • Social & Peer Related Problems 

  • Self Esteem & Body Image 

  • Trauma, Stress & Post Traumatic Stress Disorder 

  • Victim of Bullying/Cyberbullying 


Behavioral Challenges Treated 

  • Aggression 

  • Anger Management Challenges 

  • Bullying/Cyberbullying 

  • Defiance 

  • Impulsivity 

  • Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD) 


  • Comprehensive Assessment (including psychiatric evaluation when clinically appropriate) 

  • Tailored Treatment – A tailored treatment plan is designed based on the specific needs and strengths identified in the assessment. 

  • Outpatient Care – This is our Traditional program for children with mental and behavioral health challenges. Services are provided in the office.  

  • Home-Based Care – This program is suitable for children with a high level of need that requires ongoing access to services. Services are provided in the home and community. 

  • Individual, Family and Group Therapy 

  • Family Support and Education 

  • Skill Building 

  • Collaborative care  

  • Medication Management 

  • Parent Support Partners 

  • Crisis Care 

  • Post-Treatment Planning 


We guide children, with intellectual functioning and adaptive behavioral challenges, to foster essential life skills, improve communication, reduce challenging behaviors, and enhance their overall quality of life.  



Young children, 18 months - 18 years old experiencing significant challenges with learning, communication, self-care and social interactions are a good fit for this program.  


Intellectual and Developmental Delays Treated 

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder 

  • Cerebral Palsy 

  • Down Syndrome 

  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome 

  • Fragile X Syndrome 

  • Global Developmental Delay 

  • Hearing Impaired 

  • Vision Impaired 


The IDD program can help with connecting and coordinating children and families with various therapies to enhance their independent functioning. 

  • Supports Coordination of 

  • Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA Therapy) 

  • Speech 

  • Occupational Therapy 

  • Physical Therapy 

  • Respite Care 

  • Community Living Supports 

  • Psychiatric evaluation and medication management 

  • Family Support and Education 

  • Individual, Family, and Group Therapy 

  • Crisis Planning and Crisis Care 

Using a comprehensive and individualized approach, services and supports wraparound children, adolescents and their families to create a customized holistic plan that addresses our client and family’s unique needs.  



Children ages 0-21 experiencing serious emotional/behavioral challenges, at risk of out-of-home placement, or have complex family needs are eligible for Wraparound support.  



The wraparound process includes the following:   

  • A Wraparound Facilitator is assigned to each family 

  • In-Home Services 

  • Community-Based Services 

  • Family Support and Education 

  • Individualized Goal Setting 

  • Strength-Based Approach 

  • Integration of Community Supports and Services 

  • Continuing Care Planning  

We provide children and their primary caregivers with home-based parent/infant support. Our evidence based model is proven effective in reducing incidence and prevalence of abuse, neglect, developmental delay, behavior delay and more.  



This program is often beneficial for children ages 0-6, whose caretakers/families have a limited support system and a history of trauma/stressful events that lead to a high level of stress.  



  • Individualized Assessment  

  • Tailored Treatment – A tailored treatment plan is designed based on the specific needs and strengths identified in the assessment. 

  • Infant Mental Health – Serves children ages 0-3.  

  • Early Childhood Health – Serves children ages 4-6. 

  • Weekly In-Home Services 

  • Family Support and Education 

  • Healthy Relationship Skill Building, Encouragement and Guidance 

  • Linkage to Community Resources 

  • Crisis Support 

  • Post-Treatment Planning 

Research indicates that 3 in 100 people will experience psychosis in their lives (National Council For Behavioral Health, 2015). What's worse is that a 1/3 of individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia will attempt suicide. Today, Hegira is proud to offer Navigate, a comprehensive treatment program for people who have had a first episode of psychosis. In this program, clients (and their families) receive help navigating the road to recovery and resilience from an episode of psychosis, including getting back to functioning well at home, at work and in the social world. For more information on our services, see below. 

NAVIGATE: First Episode Psychosis

​Empowering healthy futures by helping individuals navigate First Episode Psychosis

Teenage Friends

Navigate Services:
Supporting Mental Health and Achieving Personal Goals

Our tailored medication treatment focuses on reducing symptoms and preventing relapses, enabling individuals to achieve their desired goals. We work closely with each person to develop a personalized medication plan that addresses their unique needs and supports their journey to recovery.

Tailored Medication Treatment

Our Family Education Program is designed to provide support and education to families about psychosis and its treatment. Through this program, we aim to reduce relapses by encouraging medication adherence and monitoring early warning signs of relapse. Additionally, we support the client's work towards their personal recovery goals and aim to reduce family stress through improved communication and problem-solving skills.

Family Education Program

Individual Resiliency Training (IRT) focuses on helping clients identify and utilize their personal strengths. We empower individuals to achieve their personal goals by educating them about their disorder and its treatment. Our program also provides a safe space for processing the experience of psychosis and aims to reduce self-stigmatizing beliefs. Through IRT, individuals can learn valuable social and resiliency skills to navigate life more effectively.

Individual Resiliency Training (IRT)

Our Supported Employment and Education (SEE) program assists clients in developing education and employment goals that align with their career interests. We work closely with individuals to help them obtain jobs or enroll in educational programs that contribute to their personal growth and success. Additionally, we offer follow-up support to all clients who are employed or in school, ensuring their continued success and well-being.

Supported Employment and Education (SEE)

To access our services and support, simply fill out the Navigate/FEP Form, available on our website. Once completed, please email the form to Our team will review your submission and guide you through the next steps to ensure you receive the care you need.

At Hegira Health, we are committed to providing comprehensive and personalized services to support mental health and help individuals achieve their goals. Contact us today to start your journey towards a healthier and more fulfilling life.

Navigate Referrals

School-Based Services

As a part of the Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network School Success Initiative, Hegira Health provides individual and family therapy and information and training for parents and teachers on behavioral and mental health topics in a school setting. Available in select districts.

What Do We Do?

  • Utilize evidence-based practices to deliver prevention based services 

  • Designed to be delivered to children in the school setting (K 12) during school hours

  • Provides parent education and engagement groups

  • Professional development and psycho-education for teachers and school administrators

  • Integrative health care and coordinate full-spectrum health and mental health needs

HHI School-Based Team

The Hegira Health School-Based Team

Hegira Health offers a downriver summer camp program focusing on social and emotional learning. This camp includes hands-on learning and collaborative engagement with school-based therapists.

Downriver Summer Camp

Referral Process

Step 1: Child is identified and referred for screening Referral Process

Step 2: Eligibility screening via SDQ is conducted and determines intervention measures

Step 3: Children who score within TIER 1 can receive monitoring and care as usual

Step 4: Children who score within TIER 2 can receive prevention-based programming and resources

Step 5: Children who score within TIER 3 can receive a referral to a community mental health (CMH) provider

Children are screened by a licensed clinician using the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ)

  • Based on the SDQ score child/youth is designated to Tier 1, Tier 2, or Tier 3

    • TIER 1: Monitoring, Care as usual, Provide resources, Educational presentations

    • TIER 2: Prevention programming based on child's need

    • TIER 3: Referral to specialized providers within Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network (DWIHN)

TIER Process

What are Tier 3 Services?

  • Case Management

  • Classroom Observations

  • Conflict Resolution

  • Consultation

  • Crisis Intervention

  • Family Therapy

  • Group Therapy

  • Individual Therapy

  • MI Model for Health

  • Psychoeducation

  • Restorative Justice

  • Restorative Practices

  • And other services as needed

What are Tier 2 Services?

  • Classroom Observations

  • Conflict Resolution

  • Consultation

  • Crisis Intervention

  • Group Prevention

  • Individual Prevention services

  • MI Model for Health

  • Psychoeducation

  • Restorative Justice

  • Restorative Practices

  • TRAILS Group

  • And other services as needed

Once Enrolled

  • Services are delivered virtually and face-to-face with students

  • Sessions are generally once per week ( 20 to 45 minutes) during school hours

Parental/legal guardian consent is required

Hegira Health Children's Outpatient Services

8623 N. Wayne Road, Suite 123, Westland, MI 48185

Monday-Thursday 8:30am - 9pm

Friday 8:30am - 5pm

Saturday 9am - 4pm

(734) 367-0469

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