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Support Groups/Support Networks

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Schools throughout Macomb County offer educational-based support groups for youth around many issues. Check with the school counselor, social worker or Student Assistance Specialist at the local school to determine if a group is available.

Support group for persons with any type of addiction. (“Overcomers Outreach”) Overcomers Outreach is a ministry for  individuals and families within evangelical Christian churches using the Bible and the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous to minister to individuals affected by alcohol, mind-altering drugs, sexual addiction, gambling, food and other compulsive behaviors or dependencies. Family members are welcome at our meetings. The message is based on the Bible. For a list of Macomb County meeting locations, go to : http://www%20.overcomersoutreach.org/MI.html

Support group for adult children of alcoholics using the 12 Step methods and focusing on helping those who grew up in addictive or dysfunctional family environments. For a list of meeting sites, go to http://www.meetin_gs.adultchildren.org/find-a-meeting-search-results#results



For a list of Macomb County meeting locations, go to:  http://www.aimforrecovery.com/locations.htm

 

An online support group for families of children with severe food allergies, including a list of playdates.  For more information, go to: https://www.facebook.com/groups/nonutsmoms/

Support groups for persons with Alzheimer and their families:

Second Monday of the month starting at 7:00 P.M.

Brookdale of Utica
 45969 North Pointe Boulevard
Utica, MI 48315

(586) 997-0955

Second Thursday of the month from 3:30 - 5:00 P.M.

SarahCAre Adult Day Center - Lakeside
13425 19 Mile Rd.
Sterling Heights, MI  48313
(Respite CAre available)

(586) 731-2273(Call in advance for respite care.)

Third Tuesday of the month at 2:00 P.M.

Village of East Harbor
33875 Kiely Drive
Chesterfield, MI 48047

(586) 725-6030

Third Wednesday of the month from 10:00 - 11:30 A.M.

Arden Courts Alzheimer’s Assisted Living
11095 E. 14 Mile Rd.
Sterling Heights, MI 48312

(586) 795-0998

Third Tuesday of the month at 2:00 P.M.

Memory Cafe at the Graubner Library
65281 Van Dyke
Washington, MI  48095
(The Memory Cafe is a place where anyone with or concerned about memory loss, along with their family, friends or care partner come together to remain socially active. The cafe is open to those in all stages of dementia .)

Pre-registration required.
For more information
or to register, call the Alzheimer's Association 24/7 Helpline at
BOO 272-3900.

Support group for persons with anxiety, panic disorders and depression (Agoraphobics in Motion - A.I.M.)  For a list of Macomb County meeting locations, go to : http://www.aimforrecovery.com/locations.htm

Support group for persons with anxiety (“Recovery Inc.”) For a list of Macomb County "Recovery Inc." sites, go to: https://www.recoveryinternational.org/meetings/find-a-meeting/

Support group for those who parent or work with children with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) "Focus" is available. Check the website calendar: www.focusadhd.weebly.com for days and times as they vary.  Free child care available onsite for children aged 8 and younger.
Support group for persons with aphasia is sponsored by Henry Ford Hospital with meetings held at the Macomb Intermediate School District, 2nd Floor, 44001 Garfield, Clinton Township, MI 48038 on Fridays from 10:00 A.M. - Noon.  For more information, call Julie Klocke, (586) 263-2498.
See “Grief Support Groups.”

Support group and recreational activities for Brain Injury Survivors, family members, friends and caregivers available in Macomb County and special event locations in Oakland and Wayne Counties.  Meetings take place on the last Wednesday of the month (except December which conflicts with the holiday - the meeting is usually the first Wednesday of the month) starting at 6:45 P.M. at the Macomb Intermediate School District, 44001 Garfield Road, Clinton Township, MI.  For more information, contact:  Marty Zobrovitz,(586) 774-0135, or go to www.biami.org.

http://milakehouse.org/services/support-grou£2§/Support groups for mothers who are breast feeding.  For meeting information or breastfeeding assistance, call Donna (586) 826-9778 or call the LaLeche League, (313) 438-1015 or visit their website at http://www.llli.org/web/michigan.html.

Support groups for mothers who are breast feeding.  “Marvelous Milky Mamas” meets every fourth Thursday of the month from 11:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital - Medical Pavilion, 4th Floor, Rooms 4 and 5, 15855 19 Mile Rd., Clinton Twp., MI 48036. For more information, call (586) 469-6062.

BREAST CANCER

Support group for women who have or have had breast cancer. Sisters of Support is a support and educational group led by a licensed certified social worker for survivors of breast cancer.  This support group meets the third Tuesday of every month from 6:00 - 8:00 P.M. at the Ted Wahby Cancer Center Conference Room, McLaren - Macomb Medical Center, 1000 Harrington Blvd., Mt. Clemens, MI 48043.  For more information, call (586) 260-8432.

FAMILY MEMBERS OF PERSONS WHO HAVE DIED FROM CANCER

A support group for family members of persons who have died from cancer is available on the first Thursday of the month from 2:00 - 3:30 P.M AND the third Thursday of the month from 6:00 - 7:30 P.M. at The Lake 23500 Pare Street, Suite 1, St. Clair Shores, MI  48080.  For more information, call (586) 777-7761 or go to: http://milakehouse.org/services/support-groups/

WOMEN WITH CANCER

A professionally-facilitated support group for women with any type of cancer.  The group offers both emotional support and education to help with adjustment and coping.  Caregivers, family and friends are welcome to attend with the cancer patient. Offered on the third Tuesday of each month from 6:00 - 7:30 P.M. at the Ted B. Wahby Cancer Center Conference Room, McLaren - Macomb Medical Center, 1000 Harrington Blvd., Mt. Clemens, MI 48043, (586) 493-7510 or (586) 493-7506.

A professionally-facilitated support group for women who have had or is currently in treatment for any type of cancer is available on the first Wednesday of the month starting at 1:00 P.M. (Optional lunch at 12:30 P.M.  R.S.V.P. requested at The Lake House 23500 Pare Street, Suite 1, St. Clair Shores, MI 48080. For more information or to register, call (586) 777-7761 or go to:  http://milakehouse.org/services/support-groups/.

Cardiac Support Group – (H.E.A.R.T.S. Club Heart Education and Rehabilitation – Teaching and Support).  Education and support for patients with heart failure, heart attack or heart disease, or post-Bypass patients.  Meets the third Thursday of odd months from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Mat Gaberty Heart Center Conference Room, McLaren-Macomb Medical Center, 1000 Harrington, Mt. Clemens, MI. For more information or to register, call (586) 493-8663.

A support group for caregivers (aged 18 and older) of a loved one - parent, child, spouse, relative, neighbor or friend meets on the second Monday of every month from 6:00 - 8:00 P.M. in the dining room H and J (just outside the cafeteria) at Henry Ford Home Health Care office, 25511 Little Mack, Suite B, St. Clair Shores, MI 48081. Preregistration is encouraged but not required. For more addition, e-mail caregiverressources@hfhs.org or call (313) 874-4838.

Caregiver Support Groups are available at the following locations (support group meeting days and times are subject to change, call in advance of attending. Some groups offer adult care for the older adults, call in advance.):

Third Tuesday 6:00 P.M.

Sunrise of Shelby Township
46471 Hayes Road
Shelby Township, MI 48315

(586) 532-9559
Second Thursday 3:30 P.M.

SarahCare Adult Day Care - Lakeside
13425 Nineteen Mile Road, Suite 500
Sterling Heights, MI 48313

(586) 731-2273
Third Tuesday 10:00 - 11:30 A.M.

Arden Courts
11095 Fourteen Mile Road
Sterling Heights, MI 48312

(586) 795-0998

Support group for co-dependents meets on Wednesdays starting at 7:00 P.M. at American Lutheran Church, 38795 Mulberry, Clinton Township, MI 48036 The only requirement is a desire to have healthy and loving relationships. For more information, contact Kathy at blondy19472@sbcglobal.net

Support group for adults with diabetes is available four times a year.  Dates of the meetings are posted at: http://www.mclaren.org/macomb/CiassesEvents/1664.asp.   The group meets from 6:00 - 7:00 P.M. at the McLaren - Macomb, 1000 Harrington Blvd., Mt. Clemens, MI 48043. Park in east parking lot. Enter at Outpatient Entrance. Take Elevator to lower level.  For more information call the McLaren Macomb Nutrition and Diabetes Counseling Center,  (586) 493-8500.

DivorceCare for Kids (DC4K) helps a child heal from the pain caused by a separation or divorce. DC4K provides children with a safe place to recognize and learn to share their feelings. For 13 weeks children become involved in a fun, caring group at local Christian churches. Groups are available throughout the county. For a list of a group near you, go to: www.divorcecare.org or call (586) 731-4544.

Teens/Tweens Beyond Divorce (TBD) helps teens (aged 11 - 18) heal from the pain caused by a separation or divorce and provides youth with a safe place to recognize and learn to share their feelings. these faith-based groups are available September through April on Thursdays from 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. Available at Shepherd’s Gate Lutheran Church, 12400 23 Mile Road, Shelby Township, MI  48315. For more information, (586) 731-4544, http://www.dc4k.org/.

Support group for people dealing with grief due to loss because of divorce (“Divorce Recovery”). For a list of Macomb County meeting locations, go to:  https://www.divorcecare.org/groups/search
 
A 13 week faith-based DVD-based support group (‘Divorcecare”) provides led by trained lay persons (coaches) supervised by a licensed social worker offering coping skills and support. These groups run concurrent with the DivorceCare for Youth and Teens/Tweens Beyond Divorce groups. Available from Shepherd’s Gate Lutheran Church, 12400 23 Mile Rd., Shelby Township, MI  48315. For more information, call (586) 731-4544, http://www.dc4k.org.

Educational/support groups for survivors of domestic violence are offered throughout the year. Individuals are placed in specific groups according to their experience and age. Groups provide information on various topics including domestic violence, sexual assault, trauma reactions, coping strategies, and safety planning. vailable from Turning Point, (586) 463-4430. (NOTE: An intake interview with a counselor is required prior to attending.)

The Dual Recovery Anonymous Group, using the 12 -step model, provides peer-to-peer support for adults managing recovery from both mental illness and substance use disorders is at:

Thursdays starting at 1:00 P.M.

Liberties South
26345 Gratiot
Roseville, MI 48066

(586) 777-8094

Tuesdays starting at 1:30 P.M.

FIRST Resources - North
43740 Groesbeck
Clinton Twp., MI 48036

(586) 469-7629

Support group for individuals who desire to become well emotionally.  Emotions Anonymous (E.A.) For a list of Macomb County meeting locations, go to:  http://emotionsanonymous.org/what-we-offer/find-a-meeting/

Support group for persons with epilepsy is available at MISD Building (check lobby monitor for room number), 44001 Garfield Road, Clinton Township, MI 48038. Transportation available by SMART Bus Rte. 550. GROUP DOES NOT MEET IN JUNE, JULY, or AUGUST. For more information, call The Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan, (800) 377-6226 ext 1302 or est. 1204.  http://www.epilepsymichigan.org/pa_ge.php?id=82

Support group for families (Project SAFE Supportive Activities for Everyone) are generally held on a Friday or Saturday evening from 5:30 - 8:30 P.M. at various locations in Macomb County. Families meet for potluck dinner followed by supervised play for the children and support group for parents. For more information, call Charisse at (586) 329-6722 or Charisse@mcfares.org 

Monthly support group for parents of youth with FASD.  For more information contact Charisse at (586) 329-6722 or  charisse@mcfares.org.

Support group for compulsive gamblers. Gamblers Anonymous is a program of recovery that will help end gambling and learn how to live a happier life.  For a list of Macomb County Gamblers Anonymous meeting sites, go to:   http://www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga/locations

Support group for family and friends of gambling addicts.  GAM-ANON is a group of family and friends of gambling addicts who are seeking to find workable solutions to their mutual problems.  For a list of Macomb County Gam-Anon groups, go to: https://www.gam-anon.org/index.php/component/mtree/michigan?ltemid=227

Grief support group for youth, 3 - 18 years and their parents or guardians who have experienced the death of a family member, friend or significant other.  Offered by Sand Castles, a division of Hospices of Henry Ford.  An Intake Interview is necessary prior to attending.  For more information, call (313) 874-6881.  http://aboutsandcastles.org
 
Three-day camp (“Camp Erin”) for youth in first grade through twelfth grade is available every summer for those who have experienced a significant loss due to death. Participants learn through specialized group sessions and art/play activities.  Camp is offered at no charge, however, donations are accepted and needed. Registration begins in Spring. Camp is limited to 125 campers, so apply early.  “Camp Erin” is held every August.  For more information, call SandCastles, a division of Hospices of Henry Ford, (313) 874-6881, http://aboutsandcastles.org  

A support group for youth of all ages (“Growing in Grief” ) who have experienced the loss of a loved one.  Faith-based groups are available September through April on Thursdays from 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. For a list of support groups in your area, visit  their website: http://www.griefshare.org/findagroup/search  
 

DEATH

A free professionally-facilitated grief support group for adults (“Walk With Me”) dealing with significant loss through death. Sponsored by Sullivan Funeral Home Utica. Offered four times per year, meeting every other Tuesday from 7:00 - 9:00 P.M., for six sessions from 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. For more information, call Tonya Ratliff at Trinity Family Counseling Center, 45445 Mound Road, Suite 111, Shelby, MI 48317, (586) 254-3663 ext. 1 or www.trinityfamilycounseling.com 

A free professionally-facilitated grief support group for adults dealing with significant loss through death. The “Coping Together” support group is sponsored by Gendernalik Funeral Home once a month on Monday starting at 7:30 P.M. For more information, call Matthew Freeman at The Center for Counseling, Chesterfield, MI 48051 (586) 949-7680. 

Faith-based support group (“Griefshare”) provides a 13-week DVD series led by trained lay coaches supervised by a licensed social worker and offering coping skills and support.  For a list of Macomb County groups, go to:  http://www.friefshare.org/about 

Bereavement support group
for adults who have lost a loved one is sponsored by Henry Ford Macomb Hospital.

Ongoing

Third Thursday of each month

2:00 - 3:30 P.M.

Room A-2

Six-week series

Thursdays

6:30 - 8:00 P.M.

Room 6 & 7

To register or for more information, call (248) 588-2344.

Grief Support- Learn how you can cope with a loss due to cancer or other causes and grow to acceptance through the process.  Every Thursday from 6:00P.M.- 7:30 P.M. Avai lable from The Lake House, 23500 Pare Street, Suite 1, St. Clair Shores, Ml 48080 . For more information, call (586) 777-7761 or go to : www.milakehouse.org/support_groups.html

DEATH OF CHILD


Grief Support for families after a child dies.
Compassionate Friends offer meetings for bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents to talk, listen, share and provide emotional support for families who are dealing with the devastating death of a child. The Macomb group meets in St. Clair Shores at the Senior Activity Center, 20000 Stephens, St. Clair Shores, MI 48080 on the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 P.M. For more information, call Kathleen at (586) 293-6176 or visit their website at: www.compassionatefriends.org to locate a meeting site. 

Support group by and for parents who have lost a babyis available from Friends Supporting Parents. The group meets on the first Monday of each month from 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. at St. Thomas Lutheran Church, 8771 15 Mile Rd, Sterling Heights, MI 48312. Although the meeting facility is a church the support group is not affiliated with the church or any religion. http://www.friendssupportingparents.org  Email Support: fsp_friends@yahoo.com  Phone Support : 586-904-0355

DEATH OF SPOUSE


Grief Support group
Widowed Friends” is a Catholic faith-based ministry offering a six-week Grief Recovery series that covers many topics relating to grief including: understanding the stages of grief; surviving stress and loneliness, feelings of denial, bargaining, guilt, anger and depression, and the spiritual elements of grief and healing. They also cover strategies for coping alone with the holidays.  Membership dues are $15.00 (June 1st through May 31st).  For more information go to:  http://www.widowedfriends.org 

Support group (“Living On”) for persons who has lost a loved one. The group meets at the Hospice of Michigan Office, 44720 Hayes, Suite 100, Clinton Township 48038:

First Thursday

1:30 - 3:00 P.M.

Nancy Hennings

(586) 263-8514

Second Wednesday

6:00 - 7:30 P.M.

Nancy Hennings

(586) 263-8514

DIVORCE

Self-help group for people dealing with grief due to loss due to death or divorce. Available at Renaissance Unity Church, 11200 E 11 Mile Rd., Warren, MI 48089, (586) 353-2300, The group meets on Wednesday nights starting at 7:00 P.M. http://www.renaissanceunity.org 

Support group for person going through a divorce or divorced (“Divorce Care”)  During the first 30 - 40 minutes of the meeting, the group watches a video featuring experts on divorce and recovery subjects.  After viewing the video, participants discuss what was presented in the video and what is going on in the lives of group members.  For a list of Macomb County groups, go to : https://www.divorcecare.org/groups/search

Support group for children of divorced parents, a safe, fun place where your children can learn skills that will help them heal. DC4K groups blend, games, music, stories, videos and discussion to help kids process the divorce and move forward.  Groups meet weekly and are designed for children ages 5-12.  For a list of Macomb County groups, go to: https://www.dc4k.org/groups/search

SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE

A grief support program designed to assist families, friends, and individuals affected by the aftermath of suicide “Survivors of Suicide” provides professional/peer-facilitated meetings in a supportive and confidential setting. This allows survivors to share and validate their feelings and experiences. Another SOS event is a five-week workshop scheduled throughout the year. For more information, visit www.knowresolve.org/sos or email sos@knowresolve.org or contact KnowResolve at (877) 228-9550.

Support group for persons with a hearing loss.  Available from the Hearing Loss Association of Macomb.  For a list of Macomb County meeting locations, go to: http://www.hearingloss-mi.org/chapter/
A 12-step program (“Celebrate Recovery”) for those with hurts, hang-ups and habits (not strictly an alcohol/substance abuse support group). For a list of Macomb County sites, go to: http://locator.crgroups.info/
A monthly support group for survivors of incest (“Survivors of Incest Anonymous”) For a list of Macomb County sites, go to: http://www.siawso.org/page-7166

LGBTQ

A support, education and advocacy group for lesbians, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, and questioning persons and their family and friends meets on the last Tuesday of every month starting at 7:00 P.M. at Hope United Church of Christ, 35127 Garfield, Clinton Township, MI 48035. For more information, go to:  www.pflag.org or e-mail: pflagct@gmail.com

TRANSGENDER

A monthly support group for transgender  and gender expansive youth ages 13 - 19 providing support around the issues of teen life as a transgender person. A parent group is available at the same time in a separate room. Available at Dakota High School, 21051 21 Mile Road, Macomb, Ml 48044 on the second Monday starting at 6:30 P.M. (Enter through the north doors facing the football stadium- then follow the signs). For more information, call Stephanie Lange at (586) 723-2872 or slange@cvs.K12.mi.us  

A monthly support group for parents of transgender and gender expansive youth ages 13 -19 gives families a place to learn, share , and better understand what it means to raise a transgender child is offered on the second Monday starting at 6:30 P.M. . A support group for transgender and gender expansive youth is available at the same time in a separate room. Available at Dakota High School, 21051 21 Mile Road, Macomb, Ml 48044. (Enter through the north doors facing the football stadium- then follow the signs.) For more information, call Stephanie Lange at (586) 723-2872 or slange@cvs.K12.mi.us

A support website for parents providing education on limb differences such as Symbrachydactyly, Amniotic band syndrome, Syndactyly, or Polydactyly. Available from the Lucky Fin Project, www.LuckyFinProject.org
Support group for people with ALS and their families. Group meets at Utica United Methodist Church, 8650 Canal Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48314 on the second Thursday of each month from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.  Available from the ALS of Michigan.  For more information, call Linda Kern (248) 354-6100 or go to http://www.alsofmichigan.org/?p=sup
Support group for people with Lupus. For a list of Macomb sites, go to: http://milupus.org/support-groups For more information, call toll free (800) 705-6677.

A free eight-week resiliency group for military/veteran spouses or partners focuses on building social support and positive relationships, learning new approaches to self-care, connecting to resources, and promoting resiliency and positive coping. A resiliency program for children and teens is also offered for participating families . The group is open to spouses or partners of post - 9/11 National Guard, Reserve, or Active Duty service members or Veterans. Up to $140 is available for completing evaluations of the program. Free meal and child care, children's program, and teen program are also offered.  New groups in Center Line, Ml are starting in 2017. For more information, contact Ms. Jodi Goodman at (734) 998-5849 or e-mail homefrontstrong@umich.edu.


Support group for persons with mental illness or related disorders:

Tuesdays at 1:30 P.M.

Dual Recovery Support Group
Liberties North, Clinton Township

(586) 954-1590

Tuesdays from 2:00 - 3:30 P.M.

Liberties South, Roseville, MI

(586) 777-8094
or (586) 779-8092

Meets the 2nd Monday of the month from 6:00 - 7:30 P.M.

NAMI Metro Connection Support
Group (peer grouop for individuals
diagnosed) at
Henry Ford Hospital
19 Mile and Garfield
Medical Office Pavilion (4th Floor)
Conference Room 2

For more information,
contact:

barbwiegand@yahoo.co

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Support groups for those delaing with a family member who has a mental illness using an open format, which means groups are ongoing, and individuals have the option of attending when it is convenient for them. The open format allows individuals to feel some degree of anonymity, and to participate, as they are comfortable. All meetings are free of charge. This NAMI support group meets the fourth Tuesday of every month at 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. in the Cardiac Rehabilitation Building at St. John Macomb Hospital, 12000 East Twelve Mile Road, Warren, Michigan 48093 . For more information, call Fred Bristol at (586) 573-7980.

Meets the first Tuesday of
every month starting at
7:00 P.M.

NAMI Metro Macomb Family
Support Group
St. John Hospital Cardiac
Rehabilitation Education Bldg., 
Room 117
12000 E. Twelve Mile Rd.
Warren, MI  48093 

For more information, contact:
Laura (586) 453-7170

Support group for persons newly-diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). The group is available on the second Thursday of the month at 6:30 P.M. at St. Therese of Lisieux Church, 48115 Schoenherr Rd., Shelby Township, MI 48315. Contact Renee' Cannon at (586) 469-9609 before attending the meeting to verify that it has not been cancelled or rescheduled.  
 

Support groups for persons affected by Multiple Sclerosis is available on the third Tuesday of the month starting from 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. at Christ Lutheran Church, 32300 Schoenherr, Warren, Ml 48088. The group meets at an alternate location in June, July, August, and November and does not meet in December. Contact Nancy (586) 598-8614 or Joe (586) 795-5341 before attending the meeting to verify that it has not been cancelled or rescheduled.

Support for men with Multiple Sclerosis  For more information, contact Mark Maciejewski, (248) 620-1998 or mmmaceym@aol.com 

Support group for persons with Multiple Sclerosis, family or friends is available on the fourth Monday of the month starting at 12:00 noon at St. Paul of Tarsus Catholic Church, 41300 Romeo Plank Rd., Clinton Township , Ml48038. Contact Angela Juszkiewicz at (586) 899-3735 before attending the meeting to verify that it has not been cancelled or rescheduled.

Support group for adults affected by any neuromuscular disease sponsored by the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) at Macomb Oakland Regional Recovery Project, 17949 Hall, Macomb, MI 48044 on the second Wednesday of the month from 6:00 - 8:00 P.M. For more information, call MDA at (734) 416-7076.
Support group for persons diagnosed with myasthenia gravis and their families.  Available at Amazing Grace Lutheran Church, 29860 Dequindre, Warren  48092.  The group meets on the second Monday of the month starting at 7:00 p.m.  Available only during the months of January, March, May, September and November. For more information, call the Myasthenia Gravis Association at (248) 591-4419.
Support group for persons with ostomies is open to those with ostomies, family members and caregivers. Meetings include a guest speaker, the Ostomy Support Team, open forum and new products. Meetings held at the McLaren - Macomb, 1000 Harrington Blvd., Mt. Clemens, MI 48043. For a list of the group meeting days and times andthe classroom location, call the Wound Treatment Center at McLaren Macomb, Cynthia Krease (586) 493-2245.
Support group for mothers of multiples.  Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MacombCountyMothersOfMultiples/

Support group for mothers of preschoolers: For a complete list of Macomb support groups, call (586) 463-2921 or visit the Mothers of Preschoolers(MOPS) website: http://www.mops.org/groupsearch/index.php

Support group for persons aged 28-55 diagnosed with young onset Parkinson’s Disease.  Available at South Lake Schools Administration Building, 23101 Stadium Blvd., St. Clair Shores, MI  48080.  The group meets on the second Monday of the month starting at 6:30 p.m.  For more information, call (800) 852-9781.

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group is available at St. John Macomb Hospital, Medical Education Center, 11800 E. 12 Mile Road, Warren 48093.  The group meets on the first Thursday of the month from 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  An exercise group meets every Thursday from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  A doctor’s prescription needed for the exercise group only.  For more information, call (586) 573-5123.

Macomb Parkinson's Disease Support Group held at Beaumont - Macomb Center, 15979 Hall Road, Macomb on the Second Friday of the month starting at 5:00 F.M.  For more information, contact: Donna Zimm, (248) 964-8786

Postpartum Adjustment Support Groups:

Support groups are free. Each group is lead by a licensed facilitator. Call (586) 372-6120 or email info@treeofhopefoundation.org for more information or to attend a local group. Walk-ins welcome
For a complete list of the support groups, go to: https://www.treeofhopefoundation.org/support-groups

Mondays

7:00 – 8:30 P.M.

Troy Family Medicine Center
Beaumont Medical Center Campus
44250 Dequindre Rd.
Sterling Heights, MI 48314

Enter at the Atrium Entrance. Take elevators at the left to third floor.
Enter glass doors-classroom on left past the front desk.

First and
Third
Thursdays

7:00 P.M.

St. Joan of Arc Parish Center
22412 Overlake Dr.
St. Clair Shores, MI
(North of 8 Mile and East of Greater Mack)

Support group for persons with schizophrenia.  Schizophrenics Anonymous meet at Liberties, Inc., 26345 Gratiot Avenue, Roseville, MI  48066 on Tuesdays from 2:00 - 3:30 P.M. For more information, call (586) 777-8094.



Educational/support groups for survivors of sexual assault are offered throughout the year.  Individuals are placed in specific groups according to their experience and age. Groups provide information on various topics including domestic violence, sexual assault, trauma reactions, coping strategies , and safety planning. Available from Turning Point, (586) 463-4430. (NOTE: An intake interview with a counselor is required prior to attending.)

Support group for persons wishing to quit smoking is available four times a year, a seven-week, eight sess ion series (there are two meetings on week 4). Times and dates vary. Fee: $20.00. Karmanos Cancer Institute at Mclaren Macomb, Mt. Clemens . For more information, call (586) 493-7500

A website to educate sufferers of society anxiety and others about the diagnosis and treatment of social anxiety. www.akfsa.org

Parent-to-parent telephone support for all parents with children with any special needs. Available from the Family Support Network of Michigan, a service of Children’s Special Health Care Services.  To be matched with a support parent, call the Family Phone Line: (800) 359-3722. 

Support groups for parents of children with Down Syndrome meets on the second Wednesday of every month at 7:00 P.M. at the Macomb Intermediate School District, 44001 Garfield, Clinton Twp., MI 48038. Available from Families Exploring Down Syndrome (FEDS)  For more information, call (586) 997-7607.  www.familiesexploringdownsyndrome.org 

A free support group for any family of a child/ren with special needs is available Thursday nights every other monthy (odd months) from 6:30 - 8:00 P.M. at the Macomb County Health Department in the SE Family Resource Center, 25401 Harper Ave., St. Clair Shores, MI 48081. For more information or meeting dates, call Paul Abbott, (586) 322-8612; Jennifer Vanderdonckt, (586) 634-1352 or Rose Ambe, (586) 466-6855

A Stroke Club for stroke survivors is available from Henry Ford Macomb Hospital, 15855 19 Mile Road, Clinton Township, MI, 48038.  The group meets on the third Friday of the month from 12:30 - 2:00 P.M. For more information, call Julie Klocke, (586) 263- 2498.

Social and recreational activities for stroke survivors and their families (“Change of Pace Stroke Club”). The group meets at the Owen Jax Recreation Center, 8207 East 9 Mile Rd., Warren MI on Wednesdays at 10:00 A.M. For more information, call (586) 757-7480. Call (586) 268-0551 for transportation.

'A one-week free summer camp for youth ages 6 - 15 who have families impacted by substance abuse or addiction. Activities include guest speakers, themed camp days, activities to build coping and building life skills.  An optional education/support group is available for parented/caregivers. Child care is available for children ages 3-5 for those who attend the educat n/support group. Snack and lunch provided Available from CARE of Southeastern Michigan. (586) 541-0033.  Register at www.careofsem.com/summer-camps 

A free one week summer camp for high school students in the gth - 12th grades ("Leadership Academy") is available for students to work on character development, skills strengthening, networking and resume building.  Field trips available. Snacks and lunch provided. Available from CARE of Southeastern Michigan. (586) 541-0033. Reg1ster at www.careofsem.com/summer-camps

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of recovering alcoholics who help each other stay sober by sharing their experience, strength and hope. For a list of Macomb County meeting locations call, (877) 337-0611.

Al-Anon is a peer-recovery program for family members of alcoholics. For more information call (888) 4AL-ANON or (888) 425-2666.  

Alcoholics for Christ is a 12-step group with a Christian emphasis, for persons who have substance absue problems and their families.  For a list of meeting, go to: www.alcoholicsforchrist.com

Cocaine Anonymous - Currently there are no Cocaine Anonymous support groups in Macomb County.  An online support group is available at:  http://www.ca-online.org/meetings/   
 
Families Anonymous, is a group of concerned parents, grandparents, relatives and friends whose lives have been adversely affected by a loved one’s addiction to alcohol or drugs.  For more information or a list of meeting sites in the region, call (248) 852-8310 or go to www.familiesanonymous.org

Marijuana Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience with each other to solve common problems and help others to recover from marijuana addiction.  For more information call (800) 766-6779 or go to https://www.marijuana-anonymous.org/meetings/ for a list of meeting sites.  

Nar-Anon is a peer recovery program for family members of drug addicts. For more i n format ion, call (586) 447-2868.  For a list of groups, go to:    http://www.nar-anon.org/find-a-meeting.   

Narcotics Anonymous is a fellowship of recovering addicts who help each other stay clean by sharing their experience, strength and hope. For a list of Macomb County meeting locations call, (248) 543-7200 (Pleasant Ridge) or (877) 338-1188 or go to http://michigan-na.org/meetings/

A support group ("Students for Recovery") assists, advocates, and supports current and prospective students in recovery at Macomb Community College in the pursuit of their educational and professional goals.  Meetings are held at Macomb Community College South Campus.  For more information, meeting dates and times or room number, contact Mellisa at missroni22@gmail.com

A support group facilitated by a professional for adult friends and relatives of persons who have died by suicide. Survivors of Suicide (SOS) grief support program is designed to assist families, friends, and individuals affected by the aftermath of suicide.  The group provides professional/peer-facilitated meetings in a supportive and confidential setting.  This allows survivors to share and validate their feelings and experiences.  Meets the first Wednesday and third Tuesday of each month from 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. at Regency DKI Building, 35240 Forton Court, Clinton Township, 48035 (off 15 Mile between Gratiot and Harper).  For more information, contact http://knowresolve.org/sos/ or 877-228-9550.
Monthly support group for persons (children - adults) with Tourette's Syndrome.  For a list of support groups, go to https://www.tourette.org/chapter/mi/.

Support group and recreational activities for brain injury survivors, family members, friends and caregivers available in Macomb County and special event locations in Oakland and Wayne Count ies. Available from Macomb Chapter Brain Injury Association of Michigan.  For more information call Marty Zobrovitz, (586) 774-0135, or e-mail: biamimacomb@aol.com

A support group for persons diagnosed with Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia disease or care about someone who has been diagnosed. The group meets twice a year, in the spring and fall, always on a Saturday. The location changes as people come from all over Michigan. For more information.  For more information, go to:  https://www.iwmf.com/event-type/support-group-meeting/

Support group for persons desiring to lose weight. "First Place 4 Health" is a support group providing a biblical approach to weight loss and overall health management.  The group meets on Tuesdays starting at 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. at The Woods Church of the Nazarene, 14300 E. Thirteen Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088 in Rooms 304/305. For more information, call (586) 771-4871.

Support group for weight loss ("Take Off Pounds Sensibly - TOPS"). Groups are available at various locations. For a list of Macomb County groups, go to: http://www.tops.org/TOPS/FindAMeeting/

Support group for weight loss ("Overeaters Anonymous") - Groups are available at various locations around Macomb County. For a list of Macomb County groups, go to: http://www.oa.org/membersgroups/find-a-meeting