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:
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.
Alzheimers 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.
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 & Lesbians 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.
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.
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.