Lansing Area Self-Help Meetings
This directory was updated in March 2009
Adult Children of Alcoholics: A list of meetings anywhere in the U.S. Visit www.allone.com/12/aca/
AIDS Partnership- Michigan: Self-help groups for people who have HIV+/AIDS, families, friends and the bereaved. For more information about services and support groups in Michigan call (800) 872-AIDS or visit www.aidspartnership.org.
Alcoholics Anonymous: For meeting days, times & locations in Michigan visit www.aa.org.
Alcoholics for Christ: For meeting times and locations in Michigan, visit www.alcoholicsforchrist.com.
Alliance for the Mentally Ill: Self-help groups for people with a mental illness often with separate meeting for family & friends at the same time. For meeting times and locations in Michigan, visit www.nami.org.
Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Groups: For meeting days, times & locations in Michigan visit www.alz.org.
Anonymous One Self-Help U.S. Database: Substance abuse treatment centers, sober clubs, sober clubs and more. Visit www.anonymousone.com/main.htm
Anxiety Disorder Support Groups: For meeting schedules and locations in Michigan, visit www.anxietypanic.com/michigan.htm.
Attention Deficit Disorder of Children & Adults (CHADD): Visit www.chaddmi.com for support group meeting times and locations.
Autism Society of Michigan: Contact 800-223-6722 or visit www.autism-mi.org for state resources.
Bereavement Support Groups: Self-help groups for people going through the bereavement/grieving process. Hospices typically have groups; visit the Michigan Hospice & Palliative Care Organization at www.mihospice.org to find a hospice near you.
Bereavement Support Groups (Compassionate Friends): The mission of Compassionate Friends is to assist families toward the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child of any age. For meeting time/locations, call toll-free 877-969-0010; for more information about Compassionate Friends, visit www.compassionatefriends.org.
Beyond Affairs Network (BAN): Support group for dealing with a partner's affair. BAN is a non-profit, volunteer, grass-roots organization which provides men and women who are dealing with a partner's affair to come together for strength, insight and mutual support. Visit BAN's website at www.dearpeggy.com or contact westmichiganBAN@excite.com for information on Michigan support group meetings.
Families Anonymous- SE Michigan Intergroup: Self-help & 12 Step groups for families coping with a drug/alcohol and behavioral problems in the family. For meetings in Michigan, call (800) 736-9805 or visit www.familiesanonymous.org.
Fathers & Children, National Congress of: Self-help group for the rights of children of divorce to have equal access/parenting from both parents. Call the national office at (800) SEE-DADS or visit www.ncfcnh.org/ for a meeting time/location.
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous: Are you having trouble controlling the way you eat? Are you underweight? Overweight? Obsessed with food, weight, or dieting? Our program of recovery is based on the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous. We make use of AA principles to gain freedom from addictive eating. There are no dues, fees, or weigh-ins at FA meetings. Membership is open to anyone who wants help with food. Visit www.foodaddicts.org/ for a meeting time/location near you.
Gamblers Anonymous: Click here for the meeting times and locations for the 40 Gamblers Anonymous groups in Michigan. For more information about GA, visit www.gamblersanonymous.org.
Gam-Anon:Self help meetings for the spouse, family or close friends of compulsive gamblers. For meeting times and locations, visit www.gam-anon.org
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender National Help Center: A non-profit, tax-exempt organization that is dedicated to meeting the needs of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community and those questioning their sexual orientation and gender identity. Visit www.glnh.org for more information.
Gays & Lesbians, Friends, Parents & Family Support Group (PFLAG): For meeting times and locations, visit www.pflag.org.
Grief Support Groups: Hospices almost always have support groups for families and individuals. For a list of Hospices in Michigan, visit www.mihospice.org
Grief Support Group (Compassionate Friends): Self-help group for parents whose child has died. For more information, visit www.compassionatefriends.org.
Herpes Support Group: For information about the National Herpes Resource Center, visit www.ashastd.org/hrc/index.html
HIV/AIDS Partnership Michigan: Call AIDS Partnership, 800-872-AIDS or visit www.aidspartnership.org for up-to-date support meeting times and locations.
Learning Disabilities Association of Michigan: Education & information group for parents & professionals & support groups for parents. For more information, contact 888-597-7809 or visit www.ldaofmichigan.org/.
Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Support Groups: Visit www.ocfoundation.org for information about statewide and nationwide programs.
Overcomers Anonymous: Support groups that use the Bible and the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous to minister to individuals who are affected by alcohol, mind altering drugs, sexual addiction, gambling, food and other compulsive behaviors or dependencies. Family members are welcome to meetings. Contact (800) 310-3001 for meeting times in Michigan or visit www.overcomersoutreach.org for more information.
Overeaters Anonymous: Visit the OA website at www.oa.org/ to find a meeting near you.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS): Helps overweight persons attain and maintain their goal weights. Promotes a sensible approach to weight control. Discussion & programs to provide support & motivation. Visit www.tops.org for meeting locations & times in Michigan.
Tourette Syndrome Association: Self-help group for families with tourette syndrome and associated disabilities such as attention deficit disorder or obsessive compulsive disorder. Contact the Michigan Chapter at (248) 641-8725 for more information about local resources. Visit www.tsa-usa.org/ for information about the national organization.
Widow(ers) Support Group: Hospices typically have support groups for widows(ers); visit the Michigan Hospice & Palliative Care Organization at www.mihospice.org/to find a hospice near you.
Widow(ers) Support Group: For men or women of any age. Meets on the 3rd Sunday of every month from 4:00-6:00pm at Full Spectrum Family Medicine's Education Room, 2025 Abbot Road (Asher Court), East Lansing. For more information,contact Susan at (517) 339-4675.
Women for Sobriety: a non-profit organization dedicated to helping women overcome alcoholism and other addictions through face-to-face and online chat groups. Visit www.womenforsobriety.org for more infomation.
Workaholics Anonymous: The website of W.A., www.workaholics-anonymous.org, includes information on program literature, W.A. meetings, the W.A. Book of Recovery, conferences and newsletters, and how to contact the organization.