Resources

AMERICAN INDIAN HEALTH & FAMILY SERVICES of Southeastern Michigan

American Indian Health & Family Services is a non-profit health center whose mission is to empower and enhance the physical, spiritual, emotional, and mental wellbeing of American Indian/Alaska Native individuals, families and other underserved populations in SE MI through culturally grounded health and family services.
Clinic: 313-846-6030
Clinic Fax: 313-846-2751
aihfs.org/

Alternatives for Girls

Help homeless and high-risk girls and young women avoid violence, teen pregnancy, and exploitation through various support services.
24/7 Crisis line 1-888-234-3919
AlternativesforGirls.org

Autism Alliance of Michigan

Leads collaborative effort across the state of Michigan to improve the quality of life for individuals with autism.
1-887-463-2266
AutismAllianceofMichigan.org

BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF MICHIGAN/ Tribe to Tribe Blues Community Challenge

Community challenges, like the BCBS Tribe to Tribe Blues Community Challenge, are a fun way to address the serious problem of health disparities in Michigan. Their goal is to increase physical activity among Michigan’s tribal communities, improving overall health status and decreasing health risks associated with obesity and inactivity.
bcbsm.com/
mibluesperspectives.com/

Buddy-to-Buddy Volunteer Veteran Program

The Mission of the Program is to use trained Volunteer Veterans to help military service members overcome the stigma around asking for help, and link those who are facing challenges throughout the deployment cycle with appropriate resources that will optimize their quality of life, such as: Accessing financial, employment, legal, benefit, or educational resources and identifying mental health providers for emotional, substance abuse, or relationship concerns.
1-888-82-BUDDY (822-8339)
http://buddytobuddy.org

CARE of Southeastern Michigan

Our mission is to strengthen resiliency in people and their communities through prevention, education, and services that improve the quality of life.

Each year, CARE helps individuals and families struggling with a substance use or behavioral health issue.
586-541-2273
careofsem.com

CEREBRAL PALSY FOUNDATION

The Cerebral Palsy Foundation is changing lives for people with CP through innovation, collaboration, and a ferocious focus on measurable impact– today. People with cerebral palsy rarely get the interventions and supports they need at the moments they need them. As such, their lives are often deeply and unnecessarily affected. The Cerebral Palsy Foundation defines and addresses Moments of Impact – the times at which interventions and insights, if properly implemented, have the power to change lives.
212-520-1686
yourcpf.org

Charles Drew Transition Center

A unique post-secondary vocational center for moderate and severely cognitively impaired, visually impaired, physically impaired, otherwise impaired and autism.
313-873-6880
DetroitK12.org/schools/Drew

Choices Counseling Center – Roseville, MI

Providing therapeutic support for problem gamblers, Choices Counseling Center offers the Macomb County area a state-funded outpatient treatment program to address Problem Gambling.

(586) 350-6800

Chronic Illness Awareness Coalition

Chronic Illness Awareness Colition is a coalition of independent health organizations and individuals dedicated to improving the quality of life of persons affected with chronic illness, conditions and disabilities.

cicmich.org

THE DREW CREW

The Drew Crew is a non-profit organization focused on helping individuals and families that have suffered a spinal cord injury or traumatic brain injury. Our mission is to show that those who have suffered a catastrophic injury such as this can still live a complete and fulfilling life. We are capable of giving mentorship and guidance to individuals and families, as well as helping or perhaps facilitating a way to raise money for a specific need.
thedrewcrew.org

Eastern Michigan University SAFENow

Counseling and psychological services addressing the mental health needs of Eastern Michigan University students.
734-487-1118
Emich.edu/safenow/

Eating Disorders Coalition (EDC) 

The EDC advances the recognition of eating disorders as a public health priority throughout the United States. With focused attention on educating and working with Congress, The EDC can effectively influence federal policy by raising awareness among policy makers and the public at large about the serious health risks posed by eating disorders

eatingdisorderscoalition.org/

Escuela Avancemos Academy

An expeditionary learning experience in Detroit for students from diverse racial, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds, students with a range of abilities, affinities and strengths.
313-596-0079
TheEAAcademy.org

Fostering Futures, Where Children Grow

Welcoming all children and all families, Fostering Futures is a private, non-profit FOSTER CARE AND ADOPTION AGENCY, based in Ann Arbor, MI

Fostering Futures is a child placing agency founded on a strong commitment to providing the best services to children and families in need. Fostering Futures will provide safe haven for all that receive services or employment under the auspice of its name.

(734) 481-8999
ffkids.org

Gamblers Anonymous

 Contains information about the fellowship support group and its programs for compulsive gamblers.
 gamblersanonymous.org

Heinz C. Prechter BiPolar Research Fund

Supports research within the University of Michigan’s Comprehensive Depression Center devoted to prevention, detection and treatment of depression, bipolar disorder and other related illnesses.
734-936-4400
PrechterFund.org

Henry Ford Health System

Healthcare system with hospitals, walk-in clinics and medical facilities in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties.
1-800-436-7936
HenryFord.com

Henry Ford Maple Grove Center

Maplegrove Center, the addiction treatment facility at Henry Ford, views addiction as an illness that affects all aspects of a patient’s life. The goal of addiction treatment is to stop the cycle of addiction and help the patient successfully reintegrate into family, work and community life.
henryford.com/body.cfm?id=49629

Hope360

Hope360 is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting mental health awareness and preventing youth suicides through advocacy outreach and education. Hope360 passionately advocates for those in the Inner City suffering in silence in regards to suicide, mental health, bullying, etc. There are so many contributing factors that may cause one to think of taking their life. We help those by ending the silence, and by Speaking up and Speaking out about Suicide, knocking out the stigmas. No need is too small and no voice is too quiet to be heard. We will devote the time and energy necessary to educate, advocate and help save a life.
hope360.net/home.html

Leader Dogs for the Blind

Leader Dog provides training to empower people who are blind or visually impaired with the skills needed to travel safely and independently. All services are provided free of charge. They offer Guide Dog Training, Accelerated Orientation & Mobility Training (white cane) and a Summer Experience Camp for teens ages 16-17. Services are provided to people throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico and several other Spanish-speaking countries.
888-777-5332
LeaderDog.org

MACOMB COUNTY COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH

Macomb County Community Mental Health is the public provider of mental health, substance use and developmental disability treatment services in Macomb.

MCCMH programs and services are supported and funded in part by the Michigan Department of Community Health and the Macomb County Board of Commissioners and are administered by the Macomb County Community Mental Health Board.

Macomb County Community Mental Health Crisis Line: 586-307-9100 or 855-996-2264
www.mccmh.net/

MARGO SIEGEL, MA, LMSW, PLLC

This is a unique clinical practice which specializes in offering mental health services to individuals of all ages and their families who are coping with the psychological impact of VISION LOSS; whether dealing with congenital blindness, confronting the challenges of a progressive eye condition or even experiencing vision loss from a traumatic event. Working within a safe and trusting therapeutic environment offers hope for the future!
248-522-9942
www.hopeforvisionloss.com/

Meridian Health Services

Meridian Health Services offers effective, therapy-based addiction treatment in a comfortable, private environment so you can begin the healing process from day one. Your treatment is designed around you.

You are Welcome Here. You are Safe Here. You can Be Yourself Here.
248- 599-8999
meridian-hs.org/

Michigan Human Trafficking Task Force

The Michigan Human Trafficking Task Force is made up of over 90 member agencies committed to a collaborative effort to identify and rescue victims, prosecute offenders, restore victims, and educate those in Michigan of human trafficking, in both sexual and labor exploitation.
cj.msu.edu/programs/human-trafficking/

 National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

The National Alliance on Mental Illness is the largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons living with serious mental illness and their families. Founded in 1979, NAMI has become the nation’s voice on mental illness, a nationwide organization with affiliates in every state and in more than 1,100 local communities across the country.
nami.org/

National Alliance on Mental Illness / Michigan Chapter (NAMI Michigan)

NAMI Michigan and its affiliates are dedicated to the improvement of the quality of life for persons, families and others, who are affected by mental illness, including children with serious emotional disorders, through support, education, advocacy and research.
namimi.org/

National Human Trafficking Resource Center

The National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) is a national anti-trafficking hotline and resource center serving victims and survivors of human trafficking and the anti-trafficking community in the United States. The toll-free hotline is available to answer calls from anywhere in the country, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year in more than 200 languages.
traffickingresourcecenter.org/what-human-trafficking/federal-anti-trafficking-efforts

Oakland University Center for Autism

OUCARES provides innovative programs for teachers and programming for individuals and their families living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Our multifaceted approach includes education for professionals, research in the field of autism education and daily living, and support services for families.

(248) 370-2424

oakland.edu/oucares/

Safehouse Center

Domestic violence and sexual assault support center, serving Washtenaw County.
24/7 Helpline 734-995-5444
SafehouseCenter.org

Sanctum House

Founded by Human Trafficking Activist Edee Franklin, Sanctum House is a safe house for female survivors of forced labor and sexual slavery.
sanctumhouse.org/

Sandcastles

A grief support program where children can interact with peers who have experienced similar losses.
313-874-6881
AboutSandcastles.org

Michigan Association of Problem Gambling

MAPG is the Michigan affiliate to the National Council on Problem Gambling. They take a neutral stand on gambling. They are an organization to help gamblers and their family members by presenting prevention and recovery information.
michapg.com/

Michigan Department of Community Health

MDCH provides mental health services for people who have a mental illness or a developmental disability, and services for people who need care for substance abuse.
www.michigan.gov/mdch

Michigan Eating Disorders Alliance

The goal of the Michigan Eating Disorders Alliance (MiEDA) is to reduce the impact of eating disorders within our community through education and prevention initiatives directed towards young people, parents, educators and healthcare professionals.

mieda.org/Be-Informed/Resources

National Council on Problem Gambling

National Problem Gambling Helpline  ensures local problem gambling help is just one call away anywhere in the US.

800.522.4700

ncpgambling.org/

Pollicella Insurance Agency

By shopping with an independent insurance agency, you get unbiased comparisons and money saving tips, saving you potentially hundreds to thousands of dollars a year. Located in Brighton, MI, The Pollicella Insurance Agency offers individual and small group health, life, disability, and dental insurance, as well as general liability and workers’ comp for your business and more.

(800) 578.5141

tpiaonline.com

The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)

NEDA supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders, and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care. NEDA confronts these serious illnesses with increased awareness, early intervention and improved access to treatment. NEDA provides programs and services to give families the support they need to find answers for these life-threatening illnesses.

nationaleatingdisorders.org/ 

Simply Become PLLC

Simply Become, PLLC provides psychological services to children through young adults and their families. Taking the first steps to getting help are the hardest, but you don’t have to do this alone. Together, recovery is possible.

simplybecome.net 

Solid Landings

Offers individual recovery programs for men and women overcoming addictions, substance abuse or mental illness.
1-800-870-0135
SolidLandingsBehavioralHealth.com

The Souls at Play Equine Center LLC, A place to heal, grow, and rediscover your true self

A Center dedicated to helping people heal from trauma through creative types of therapy. The Souls at Play Equine Center is for people seeking to understand themselves better to gain insight into their life and their relationships. They are seeking to grow, expand and improve the quality of their own life by examining what is working and let go of what is not.
734-417-4112
soulsatplayequinecenter.com/

TEAM WELLNESS CENTER

Team Wellness Center  provides services for mental illness, substance abuse, primary health care, dentistry, faith-based therapy, employment services, housing services and much more.
teamwellnesscenter.com/

The Center For Urban Youth and Family Development

Our mission is to identify and analyze segments of life that parallels the urban experience of youth in foster care to today’s society. We want to highlight the impact of spiritual faith combined with a positive attitude, self-preparations through education and skills development, hard work, and self-discipline; and the fact that those characteristics can lead to a positive and productive life.
(313) 340-3101
cuyfddetroit.org

The Children’s Center of Wayne County

Offers meaningful solutions that address mental, physical and behavorial health, abuse and neglect, and poverty challenges facing children in Greater Detroit.
Crisis care 313-324-8557
TheChildrensCenter.com

The Senior Alliance

The Senior Alliance serves as a focal point for older adults in the Southern and Western Wayne county region by funding and administering a network of services.
1-800-815-1112
AAA1C.org

Therese Marie

Confidential recovery coaching for business executives.
248-458-6800
MeetTherese.com

VITILIGO Skin Condition or
“Michael Jackson Disease”

Fox 2 Entertainment Reporter is on a mission to raise awareness and understanding about “the Michael Jackson disease,” which is Vitiligo.  His skin has been turning white since 2007, and he explains on MI Healthy Mind on June 21, 2015 how he has turned this potential tragedy into a triumph to help others.

Learn more about Vitiligo at the Vitiligo Research Foundation. 

Click here to sign the petition for the United Nations to recognize World Vitiligo Day on June 25.

Click here to visit Lee Thomas’ Website.

Wins for Warriors

An organization that provides mental health support for post 9/11 veterans in their families in metro Detroit.
WinsforWarriors.org

State of Michigan 24-Hour Hotline for Problem Gamblers

800 270 7117