Mental health and substance use
Washtenaw Health Initiative
WHI Project Manager
Matthew Hill is WHI project manager for the Center for Health and Research Transformation (CHRT), supporting the Washtenaw Health Initiative (WHI). In doing so, he manages all project activities and communications, functioning as a key point of contact for the WHI.
In addition to supporting the WHI as a whole, he also facilitates WHI working groups related to behavioral health, including the WHI Opioid Project, a community-based coalition that aims to help address the opioid epidemic in Washtenaw County.
Prior to joining CHRT, Hill managed the Washtenaw Recovery Advocacy Project, a recovery community organization that is working to eliminate stigma surrounding SUD, provide community education, and create a recovery-oriented community in Washtenaw County.
Matt holds a bachelor’s degree in biopsychology, cognition, and neuroscience from the University of Michigan.
- Washtenaw Opioid Summit takes aim at the stigma surrounding substance use disorder, Washtenaw Health Initiative, 2019
- 2020 Opioid Summit focuses on COVID’s impact on the county’s treatment and recovery system, Washtenaw Health Initiative, 2020
- Addressing substance use in the workplace. Presented May 25, 2022 May 27, 2022 to United Auto Workers Health and Safety Representative Summit.