Macomb County, Michigan Self-Help Meetings
This directory was updated in March, 2007 

Use this alphabetical link to get to where you want to go:
A-B-C-D-E-F-G-H-I-J-K-L-M-N-O-P-Q-R-S-T-U-V-W-X-Y-Z

ACOA/ACA Intergroup: Self help groups for adult children of alcoholics or dysfunctional families. for meeting times and locations, visit the Alanon Metro Detroit website at www.detroitafg.addr.com/alanonoffice.htm.

Adult Children of Dysfunctional Families:  If you grew up in an alcoholic or dysfunctional home, negative feelings and responses may be controlling your life. Learn how to overcome these self-limiting attitudes and behavioral patterns. Meets at the Renaissance Unity Church, 11200 East Eleven Mile Road, Warren at 7:30PM on Thursdays.  Call 586-758-3050 or visit www.renaissanceunity.org for more information.

Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse:  This group offers a safe and supportive environment for men and women to move beyond their sexual abuse experiences and live the fullest life possible. Meets at the Renaissance Unity Church, 11200 East Eleven Mile Road, Warren at 7:30PM on Thursdays.  Call 586-758-3050 or visit www.renaissanceunity.org for more information.

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 call (800) 872-AIDS or visit www.aidspartnership.org.

Alanon Family Groups:  For meeting times and locations, visit the Alanon Metro Detroit website at www.detroitafg.addr.com/alanonoffice.htm.

Alcoholics for Christ: 12-Step groups with a Christian emphasis, for persons who have substance abuse problems & for their families. For more information, visit www.alcoholicsforchrist.com.

Alliance for the Mentally Ill: Self-help groups for families and friends of people who have mental illness. For meeting schedules contact Ruth Ann Booms at (810) 293-7603 or visit mi.nami.org for more information.

Alzheimer’s Family Support Groups: Call the Greater Michigan Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association office (20300 Civic Center Drive, Suite 100, Southfield at 248-351-0280 or 800-337-3827 or visit www.alzgmc.org for more information.

Anxiety Disorder Support Groups: For meeting schedules and locations in Michigan, visit www.anxietypanic.com/michigan.htm.

Attention Deficit Disorder of Children & Adults (CHADD): Self help group for parents & professionals that deal with children with ADD. Visit www.chaddmi.com for meeting days & times.

Autism Society of Macomb County: Call (586) 447-2235 or visit www.macombasa.org for county resources.

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/find.vml 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.


Cancer Support Groups: Call American Cancer Society, 586-263-8000 or visit www.cancer.org for support group meeting times and locations.

Chronic Pain Association- Macomb Chapter: Self -help for people with chronic pain to cope with their situation (pain that lasts six months or longer). Contact the American Chronic Pain Association at (800) 533-3231 for the time/location of the Eastpointe meeting. Visit www.theacpa.org for more information about the association.

Cleptomaniacs and Shoplifters Anonymous: For meetings in the greater Detroit area, call Terry, (248) 358-8508 or visit www.kleptomaniacsanonymous.com.

Cocaine Anonymous: A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other to overcome their common problem. Visit www.camichigan.org to access contact numbers and meeting times in the Greater Detroit area.

Co-Dependents in Recovery:  Fellowship of men and women whose common problem is an inability to maintain functional relationships.  Meets at the Renaissance Unity Church, 11200 East Eleven Mile Road, Warren at 7:30PM on Tuesdays and 10AM Wednesdays.  Call 586-758-3050 or visit www.renaissanceunity.org for more information.

Codependents Anonymous: www.codependents.org

Compulsive Eaters Anonymous: For meeting times and locations, visit www.ceahow.org.



Deaf & Hard of Hearing Support:
National Self Help for Hard of Hearing People (SHHH). Birmingham Chapter meets on the second Thursday of every month at 12:30- 2:30pm at the Birmingham Area Senior Center, 2121 Midvale Avenue, Birmingham. For more information visit www.mi-shhh.org

Debtors Anonymous: For more information or to find a meeting, call the hot line at 734-489-0252 or visit www.debtorsanonymous.org.

Depressed Anonymous: www.depressedanon.com

Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance: Peer-led support groups. For meeting times/locations in the Greater Detoit area, visit www.dbsa-metrodetroit.org or www.dbsalliance.org.

Depression Support Group for Women: The goal of the group is to bring together Macomb County women who are coping with depression and anxiety. The group will provide support and friendship and also a social outlet so we can get out of the house and connect with people. The discussion will focus on strategies to help keep depression from controlling all aspects of our lives. It will be a safe, confidential place to discuss our feelings with others that experience depression or anxiety. For more information, visit http://www.meetup.com/Macomb-Womens-Depression-Support-Group/

Disabilities Support Group: 'Common Thread', a support group for all people with disabilities plus a separate support group for caregivers. Meets on the second Wednesday of each month from 1:00-2:30pm at the Disability Network office, 16645 Fifteen Mile Road, Clinton Township. Phone (586) 268-4160 for more information.

Divorce Support Groups: Self-help for separated, or divorced persons. Visit www.divorcesource.com/groups/michigan.shtml.

Emotions Anonymous:  A self-help group shares experiences, hopes and strengths with each other using 12-Step program to gain better emotional health  Visit www.emotionsanonymous.org or www.earegion5.com for general national & regional information or http://allone.com/12/ea/ for EA meeting times and locations. You may also contact Roesmary H. at 586-776-3386 for information about EA in the Graeter Detroit area.


Families Anonymous- SE Michigan Intergroup: Self-help & 12 Step groups for families coping with a drug/alcohol and behavioral problems in the family. Call (248) 435-2027 or visit www.familiesanonymous.org for a meeting near you.

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.ncfc.org/ for a meeting time/location near you.

Food Addicts Anonymous:  
For meeting times and locations, visit www.foodaddictsanonymous.org 

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous:
Visit www.foodaddicts.org for meeting times and locations.


Gam-Anon:  Gam-Anon is a group of family and friends of gambling addicts who are seeking to find workable solutions to their mutual problems. Meets at the Renaissance Unity Church, 11200 East Eleven Mile Road, Warren at 7:30PM on Fridays.  Call 586-758-3050 or visit www.renaissanceunity.org for more information.

Gamblers Anonymous: Click here for the meeting times and locations for the 40 Gamblers Anonymous groups in Michigan.

Gambling Help Support Group: Compulsive gambling addiction support for those who have a problem with gambling and for those who know a friend or family member who may have a compulsive gambling addiction problem. To access this online chat room, go to Yahoo groups at groups.yahoo.com and type in: gamblenomore2007.

Gays’ & Lesbian’s Parents, Families and Friends (PFLAG):
Visit www.pflag.org for a meeting near you.

Grief 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/find.vml to find a hospice near you.

Grief Support Group (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/location near you, call toll-free 877-969-0010; for more information about Compassionate Friends, visit www.compassionatefriends.org.



Herpes Support Groups- Detroit Metro:
  Self-help group for persons 18 years and older with herpes.  Contact (586) 447-2699, email info@metrodetroithelp.org or visit www.metrodetroithelp.org for more information. 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.


Infertility Support Group (Resolve of Michigan): Peer-led groups providing people with opportunities to meet others who are experiencing infertility, form friendships, build a support system, and gather information and knowledge. These are non-professional led, informal disucssion groups. For information about a meeting near you, visit www.resolveofmichigan.homestead.com.

Interracial Families Society: Self-help group for interracial and intercultural families with social & educational goals. Visit www.webcom.com/~intvoice/advocacy.html for information about support groups nationwide.



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/.



Mothers Against Drunk Driving:
Macomb County Chapter, 59 North Walnut, Suite 206, Mt. Clemens, MI 48043, (586) 463-3611. Visit www.madd.org/mi/macomb for more information.



Nar-Anon Family Groups: Self help groups for families and friends of people with substance abuse problems. Visit www.nar-anon.org/naranongroups.htm for Michigan meeting locations or general information.

National Association for the Physically Handicapped (NAPH):  A support group for people with physical disabilities focusing on improving the social, economic & physical welfare of all the physically handicapped. For more information, visit www.naph.net.

Nicotine Anonymous: Visit http://nicotine-anonymous.org for up-to-date listings of meetings in the state.



Obsessive Compulsive Foundation of Michigan:
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/meetings/find-a-meetingto find a current meeting near you.


Parents of Children with Any Disability: Contact Family Support Network of Michigan, 800-359-3722 or visit www.projectfindmichigan.org.

Parents of Murdered Children Support Groups: Visit www.pomc.com/metrodetroit/index.html for meeting locations and times.


Recovery, International (formerly, Recovery, Inc.).: This self-help program offers its members a free method to regain and maintain their mental health. Our members include people diagnosed with mood disorders including depression, dysthymia and bipolar (manic-depressive) disorders; psychotic disorders including schizophrenia; anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorders; and personality disorders. The program is designed to work in conjunction with professional mental health services. Recovery, International is operated entirely by non-professionals. Visit www.lowselfhelpsystems.org for meeting times and locations. 


S-Anon: Self help groups for people who are being affected by another person's sexual addiction. Call (586) 997-7518 for meeting times/locations or visit www.sanon.org for more information.

Schizophrenics Anonymous: The mission of Schizophrenics Anonymous is to add the element of self-help group support to the recovery of process of people suffering from schizophrenia. To determine the time and location of a meeting near you, contact (800) 482-9534 s109 or visit (www.nsfoundation.org/sa/index.html).

Secular Organization for Sobriety:
Self help group for people who have a drinking or drug problem; not a spiritual group. Visit www.cfiwest.org/sos/asp/find.asp for up-to-date meeting locations and times for Michigan.

Sex Addicts Anonymous: Call ISO of the SAA office at (800) 477-8191 or visit www.sexaa.org for information about a meeting near you.

Sexaholics Anonymous: Visit  www.sa.org for general information and for how to find meetings in the Detroit Metro Area.

Smoking Cessation: State of Michigan Tobacco Quitline- Free nicotine patches, gum and lozenges are offered by the Michigan Department of Community Health for tobacco users who enroll in free cessation services through the Michigan Tobacco Quitline. The tobacco quitline can be reached 24 hours a day, seven days a week, at 800-784-8669. The quit program also provides personal coaches to help develop individualized quit plans. The coaches provide ongoing support with up to five telephone sessions around the caller's quit date. Spanish-speaking coaches are available. The program is available to all callers 18 and older, regardless of income or insurance status. Website: www.michigan.gov/tobacco

Smokefree.gov: A website created by the Tobacco Control Research Branch of the National Cancer Institute offers an online step-by-step cessation guide, local and state telephone quitlines, NCI's national telephone quitline, NCI's instant messaging service and publications, which may be downloaded, printed, or ordered. Visit: smokefree.gov

Stop Smoking (Freshstart): American Cancer Society. Call 1-800-ACS-2345 for information on services or visit www.cancer.org for more infomation.

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Alliance: Tomorrow's Child/Michigan Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the lives of newborns and healing families, one day at a time. and is a resource for grief support, risk reduction, and community education, leading the effort to provide information and assistance to families and the medical community. Call 800-331-7437 or visit www.tomorrowschildmi.org for more information.

Survivors of Suicide: For support group meetings in Michigan, visit www.survivorsofsuicide.com.



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 Chesterfield, Clinton Township, Eastpointe, Harrison Township, New Baltimore, Richmond, Romeo, Roseville, Saint Clair Shores, Shelby Township, Sterling Heights, Utica &Warren. For more information, contact Angela Farley, (313) 743-3142, AMFarleyTOPSAC@aol.com or the TOPS phone number of (800) 932-8677.

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 or tsamichigan@msn.com 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/find.vml to find a hospice near you.

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.


 

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