Open to family and friends of alcoholics, Al-Anon meetings are held every Monday, 8:30- 10 p.m., in Classroom 6. For information, call 734-655-2952.
Open to anyone with an alcohol dependency, meetings are held every Monday, 8:30 p.m., in the North Auditorium. Call 734-655-2952.
Breast Cancer Support Group
This self-help and education group provides an opportunity to share and discuss topics of concern for women with breast cancer. Speakers offer information about the physical and emotional aspects of breast cancer. Meets 7-9 p.m., the second Tuesday of each month. Call 734-655-1162.
Grief Support Group
A monthly grief support group is offered at Angela Hospice, 14100 Newburgh, Livonia, at 1 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month and at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Call Angela Hospice at 734-464-7810.
Saint Joseph Mercy Home Care & Hospice grief groups are five week series dedicated to helping those who have experienced the loss of someone significant in their life. Many people have found support groups to be very helpful in adapting to their grief. Through education, mutual support and sharing of information, members develop skills to cope with the loss and learn that they are not alone in their grief. Bereavement support services are provided free of charge, to patient’s families, friends and to individuals from our communities to assist them in adjusting to life without their loved one. Support group members will learn how to:
All group sessions will meet in the Washtenaw Medical Arts Building, 3075 Clark Rd., 2nd Floor, Ste. 200, Ypsilanti, MI 48197
All group sessions will meet on the 3rd fl. Atrium in the SJMH Canton Urgent Care Bldg, 1600 S. Canton Center Road, Canton, MI 48187
Loss of Spouse Series 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. - Ann Arbor Monday, January 11, 18, 25, Feb. 1, 8th 2016
5 - Week Grief Recovery Series 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. – Ann Arbor Wednesday, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30th 2016
Loss of Spouse Support Group 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.. – Canton Monday, April 4, 11, 18, 25 May 2nd 2016
Toss & Treasure – 2 day Workshop 3:00 -4:30 p.m. – Ann Arbor Thursday, May 12 and May 19, 2016
5 – Week Grief Recovery Series 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. – Canton Wednesday, June 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29th, 2016
Young Widows Grief Group 6:00-7:00 p.m. – Ann Arbor Wednesday, September 7, 14, 21, 28th, 2016 (Ages 60 and under)
Holiday Grief Workshop 3:00-4:30 p.m. – Ann Arbor Tuesday, October 11, 18, and 25, 2016 3 weeks only.
Light A Memory Memorial Service for 2016 3-4:30 p.m. Ann Arbor Sunday, November 6, 2016
5 week Grief Recovery Series 6:00-7:30 p.m. Ann Arbor Wednesday, October 5, 12, 19, 26 and November 2, 2016
Registration is required to attend all grief groups. Please contact Bereavement program at (734) 327-3224 or (734)327-3409.
*Please note, times and locations are subject to change. The Bereavement Department will make every effort to notify you prior to schedule changes.
A 12-Step fellowship for the families and friends who have known a feeling of desperation concerning the destructive behavior of someone very near to them, whether caused by drugs, alcohol, or related behavioral problems. Any person concerned about a loved one is encouraged to attend our meetings, even if there is only a suspicion of a problem.
Meetings Thursdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in St. Mary Mercy Livonia's Classroom 7--take elevator D to the lower level and follow signs. For more information, please contact Bob Hoen at 734-748-6108.
Multiple Sclerosis Support Group
Swim and exercise at the Livonia YMCA, 14255 Stark Road, Livonia, on Fridays, 6-7 p.m., and then join the Support Group Fridays at 6 p.m. at the Livonia Family YMCA (14255 Stark Road). Call 734-459-9715.
Ostomy Support Group
Programs and trained visitors are provided for patients and families of those having or having had ostomy surgery, colostomy, urostomy, ileostomy, or continent ostomy procedure. Sponsored by the United Ostomy Association. Call 866-678-6698 for information.
Scleroderma Foundation Support Group
Meets on the first Thursday of each month from 7-8 p.m. at the Livonia Civic Center. Call 248-982-5740.
Stay Awake Support Series
This support group provides presentations and discussions to learn how sleep apnea can trigger other health issues and how to treat them. For those with mild sleep apnea who cannot tolerate continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) you can also learn about other options available. Discover the latest in medical equipment, masks and supplies for sleep disorders, such as continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) technology. Also learn about other sleep disorders such as Insomnia, Restless Legs and Narcolepsy and treatment options. Call 734-655-4640 for information.
Us Too Prostate Cancer Support Group
The Livonia Chapter of this national organization meets meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Our Lady of Hope Cancer Conference Room at St. Mary Mercy Livonia to discuss social, economic, emotional and health problems related to prostate cancer. Call 313-585-1641.