Local Support Groups

Fresh Start Clubhouse

  • (734) 929-9992
  • A clubhouse which is run by (in large part) and serves those recovering from a mental illness. Information: call Rose Dresner, 929-9992, or email her at: rose.dresner@freshstartclubhouse.org
  • Location: 2051 S. State St., Ann Arbor.
  • Hours: M-Fri (8:30am – 4:30pm) 
  • Orientation for prospective members are on Wednesdays at 10:am. Contact Rachel Howze at 929-9992 to set up an appointment and for more information.
  • Social Recreation Thu – 4:00-7:00 Every other Sat 10:00-2:00
  • Websites: http://freshstartclubhouse.org/

Full Circle Community Center

  • Faith Freeman, Director – (734) 485-2020
  • Consumer-Run Activity Center.
  • Location: 750 Towner, Ypsilanti.
  • Hours: Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri – 8-5, Wed. 8-8

Dual Recovery Group Meetings

  • Dual Recovery Treatment Groups
  • The following support groups are conducted by PORT (Project Outreach Team).To verify meeting times, call them at 734-222-3750
    Locations for the following support groups are: 110 N. Forth St. Ann Arbor, PORT office Suite #102
    Monday: 1 PM Art Therapy
    Tuesday: 9AM Dual Diagnosis Peer Support Group
    Wednesday: 3 PM Women’s Dual Diagnosis Support Group
    Thursday: 9AM Dual Diagnosis Peer Suport Group
    Friday: 9 AM Phase 2 Dual Diagnosis
    Friday: 2 PM Movie Group- plays a movie every 4th Friday
    Location for the following support group is: St. Andrews Church, 306 N. division, Ann Arbor
    Wed. 8:45 AM. Dual Diagnois Peer Support Groups
  • Dual focus AA Meeting, Wednesdays 5:30 – 6:30 pm, CSTS Building, 2140 E. Ellsworth, Ann Arbor. Consumer-run.
  • Full Circle Community Center, Consumer-run activity center  750 Towner, Ypsilanti. Information: call Cheryl at 734-485-2020. Please call to make sure the group still meets.
  • Music Therapy, Tuesday at 1 PM
  • Craft Group, Fridays at 10:30 AM

Project Transition

  • (must have a referral from a case manager)
  • Mary Browning, (734) 665-8167
  • A group of volunteers and mental health consumers who enjoy social activities together.
  • Location: Church of the Good Shepherd, 2145 Independence, Ann Arbor.
  • When: Tuesdays 1-3pm

Schizophrenics Anonymous

  • Contact: JoAnn Verbamic at 248-477-1983
  • SARDAA- Schizphrenia and related disorders Alliance of America
  • http://www.sardaa.org

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