NAMI Washtenaw County — Website

Join us for monthly meetings of our advocacy and policy committee—Mental Health Matters—every second Wednesday from 5–6:30 p.m. and for our monthly board meetings, every second Wednesday from 6:30–8 p.m. at the NEW Center, 1100 N. Main, Ann Arbor.

NAMI Support Groups:

Two recovery support groups for those living with a mental illness diagnosis:
Young Adults (up to 30 years old)
Connection (ages 31 and older)
First and third Wednesdays of the month, 7–8:30 p.m.
St. Clare’s Episcopal Church/Temple Beth Emeth
2309 Packard St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104.

Friends and Family
Support group for adults who have a loved one with a mental illness
Third Wednesday of the month, 7–8:30 p.m.
St. Clare’s Episcopal Church/Temple Beth Emeth
2309 Packard St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104.

Parents Together
Support group for parents of children aged 12 to 25 who have contemplated or attempted suicide
First Mondays of the month, 7–8:30 p.m. Drop-ins welcome.
Washtenaw Intermediate School District
1819 S. Wagner Rd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48103.
Email: alisonpaine21@hotmail.com.

NAMI Educational Programs:

Family-to-Family
In-depth, evidence-based, 12-week class for people living in support of a loved one with a mental illness
Offered at no cost to caregivers of persons with a mental illness diagnosis
Registration required
Fall classes begin in September. For Ann Arbor classes contact Penney at pacosta@namiwc.org. For Chelsea class contact Kathy Walz at 734-680-5312.

Peer-to-Peer
Class for people living with a mental illness regardless of specific diagnosis
Offered at no cost
Registration required
Fall classes begin in September. For Ypsilanti class call the office at 734-994-6611. For Chelsea class contact Kathy Walz at 734-680-5312.

Community Resources:

Co-occurring Education Series
(WCCMH program open to CMH clients)
555 Towner St.
Ypsilanti, MI 48198
Open to CMH clients clean and sober for at least 6 months:
Monday, 2–3:15 p.m.
Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Thursday, 1:15–2:30 p.m.
Open to all CMH clients:
Wednesday, 10–11:30 a.m.
Wednesday, 1:15–2:30 p.m.
Friday, 2–3:30 p.m.
Info: 734-544-3050.

Fresh Start Clubhouse (must be receiving services from Washtenaw County CMH)
2051 S. State St.
Ann Arbor, MI
Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Contact Summer, 734-929-9992.

Full Circle Community Center (music therapy and wellness, walking, and crafts groups)
750 Towner St.
Ypsilanti, MI 48198
Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Contact Cheryl, 734-485-2020.

Hoarder/Clutterer support group meets Mondays at 6 p.m.
Journey of Faith Christian Church
1900 Manchester Rd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104.
Contact Bruce, 323-371-5938.

Parents Supporting Parents
For caregivers of fetal alcohol-affected children and adults
St. Joseph Hospital Education Center
Every 4th Wednesday except December, 7–9 p.m.
Contact Vernon, 734-662-2906.

Project Transition Social Activities
Church of the Good Shepherd
2145 Independence Blvd.
Ann Arbor, MI
Tuesday, 1–3 p.m.
Contact Mary, 734-665-8167.

U-M Depression Center support groups
Group A: Adults with Depression and Bipolar Illness
Group B: Family Members of Persons with Depression and Bipolar Illness
Rachel Upjohn Bldg.
4250 Plymouth Rd., SPC 5763
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month, 6–7:15 p.m.
Info: 1-800-475-6424 or 734-936-4400.

Mental Health Services:

Access is the gateway to mental health services in Washtenaw County, available 24/7 at 800-440-7548 or 734-544-3050. Staff will assess how to meet your needs: referral to resources, crisis residential services, hospitalization, or other services.

United Way Call Center 211. Referral to community services: food, shelter, rent assistance, employment services, respite care, and more. Sponsored by United Way.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) or www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org.

National Hopeline Network:
1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) or www.hopeline.com.