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ADRIAN
Group Name & Mailing Address:

Survivors of Suicide
c/o Hospice of Lenawee
415 Mill Rd.
Adrian, MI 49221
Contact: Kathy Goetz (517) 263-2323
Meeting Place:
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:

Group times vary. Appointment available by request
Facilitated by:
Charge: None
Newsletter: No
Counties Served: Lenawee & Nearby
Last Updated: 2/10/06

ANN ARBOR
Group Name & Mailing Address:

Survivors of Suicide
2425 W. Stadium Blvd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Contact:
Maryjane Bottonari, (734) 761-2988
mbottonari@yahoo.com
Meeting Place:
The Women's Center of Southeastern Michigan
2425 West Stadium Boulevard
Ann Arbor, MI
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, 7:00-8:30PM
Facilitated by: Survivor and Professional
Charge: Donation requested to cover room rental
Newsletter: No
Counties Served: All
Last Updated: 8/4/08

BIRMINGHAM
Group Name & Mailing Address:

Those Touched by Suicide
St. Columban Church
1775 E. Melton Rd.
Birmingham, MI 48009
Contact: Rectory or Parish (248) 646-5224, (248) 542-2140
Meeting Place: 1775 E. Melton Road
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
4th Wednesday of every month at 7:30 p.m.
Facilitated by: Peer
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Counties Served: All welcome
Last Updated: 2/10/06

BLOOMFIELD HILLS
Group Name & Mailing Address:

Common Ground
Survivors of Suicide
1410 S. Telegraph
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
Contact: Amelia Lehto (248) 451-2613 or (800) 231-1127
Resource Help Line (248) 456-0909
alehto@commongroundhelps.org
Meeting Place:
1410 S. Telegraph
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
Open meetings 1st and 3rd Monday of every month; 7 p.m.- 9p.m.
Also host 3 8-week “closed” groups throughout the year; children and teen support group, 3rd Saturday of the month, registration required
Facilitated by: Peer and Professional
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
Counties Served: All
Last Updated: 12/08/12

CHESTERFIELD
Group Name & Mailing Address:

Survivors of Suicide
MaComb County Crisis Center
46360 Gratiot Ave.
Chesterfield Twp., MI 48051
Contact: Jean Larch (586) 307-9100
jean.larch@mccmh.net
Meeting Place: Please call (586) 307-9100
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
1st Wednesday and 3rd Tuesday of every month
Facilitated by: Professional
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes, bi-monthly
Counties Served: Macomb
Last Updated: 6/17/09

DEARBORN
Group Name & Mailing Address:

Survivors of Suicide
Howe-Peterson Funeral Home
22546 Michigan Avenue
Dearborn, MI 48124
Contact:
Elaine Lamparski (313) 561-1500
www.howe-peterson.com
Meeting Place:
Hope Lutheran Church
3640 Madison at Carlysle
(3 blocks east of Telegraph)
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month from 7-9 p.m.
Facilitated by: Professional
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
Counties Served:
Last Updated:
2/10/06

IRON MOUNTAIN/KINGSFORD
Group Name & Mailing Address:

Dickinson County Survivors of Suicide Support Group
429 Osage St.
Kingsford, MI 49802
Contact: Kay Dill, dcsos@sbcglobal.net
and Tina Tappy, teetappy@charter.net
Phone   906-774-7311
Meeting Place:
Dickinson Memorial Hospital Chapel
Iron Mountain, MI
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
2nd Tuesday of each month, 7-8:30 pm
Facilitated by: Peer
Charge: No
Newsletter:No
Counties Served: Dickinson, Iron, Menominee and Delta
Counties in Upper MI and Florence and Marinette Counties in WI
Last Updated: 4/2/09

FLINT
Group Name & Mailing Address:

S.O.S. -- Survivor of Suicide
901 Chippewa St.
Flint, MI 48503
Contact: Laurie Powell (810) 232-9950
lauriep52@sbcglobal.net
Meeting Place:
Catholic Charities
901 Chippewa Street
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
1st and 3rd Thursday of every month from 6-7:30 p.m.
Facilitated by: Professional
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Counties Served: Genesse, but all are welcome
Last Updated: 5/19/07

GRAND RAPIDS
Group Name & Mailing Address:

West Michigan Survivors of Suicide
4676 W. McMillan Rd.
Muskegon, MI  49445
Contact: Jim Sailors, 616-957-3466
mylz2ryd@comcast.net
Meeting Place:
Sept.-May:
Park Congregational Church, 10 Park Pl, NE, Grand Rapids, MI
June-Aug:
St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 34 N. Division Ave.,N., Grand Rapids, MI
Meeting Day(s)/ Meeting Time:
2nd Thur. of every month 7-8:30 pm
Facilitated by: Peer
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
Counties Served: Kent, Barry, Ionia, Allegan, Ottawa
Last Updated: 5/1/09

HOWELL
Group Name & Mailing Address:

Surviving After Suicide
CMH of Livingston County ATTN: Diane Heinlein
2280 E. Grand River
Howell, MI 48843
Contact: Diane Heinlein, LMSW 517-546-4126
Meeting Place:
St. Joseph Mercy Livingston Hospital
620 Byron Road
Comm. Room 3
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
1st Tuesday of every month from 7-9 p.m.; limited individual appointments available
Facilitated by: Joint effort of CMH and St. Joseph Mercy Livingston Hospice
Charge: No
Newsletter: Resource materials provided at first meeting attended or by request at no charge
Counties Served: Livingston, Ingham, Oakland, Washtenaw and Genessee
Last Updated: 02/22/13

HOLLAND
Group Name & Mailing Address:

Survivors of Suicide
270 Hoover Blvd.
Holland, MI 49423
Contact: Jenny Kates MSW (616) 396-2972
Meeting Place:
Hospice House of Holland
445 104th Ave
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
1st Thursday of every month from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Facilitated by: Peer, Pat Vorpagel
Charge: None
Newsletter: None
Counties Served: Ottawa, Allegan
Last Updated: 6/17/09

IRONWOOD
Group Name & Mailing Address:

Ironwood Survivors of Suicide
Contact: Pat Gallinagh, 906-932-5718
dpat@chartermi.net
Meeting Place: Zion Lutheran Church Offices (Basement)
Meeting Day(s)/ Meeting Time:
Please contact for information.
Facilitated by: Peer
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Counties Served: Gogebic, Iron, Ontonagon
Last Updated: 6/2/09

JACKSON
Group Name & Mailing Address:

Survivors of Suicide
Allegiance Hospice
One Jackson Square, Suite 400
Jackson, MI 49201
Contact: Patrice Cox (517) 841-6982
Meeting Place:
Immanuel Lutheran Church
1505 W. Michigan Avenue (Brown and Michigan)
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time: Tuesdays from 6:30-8 p.m.
Facilitated by: Professional; Peer co-leader
Charge: None
Newsletter: No
Counties Served: Jackson and other nearby counties
Last Updated: 6/19/09

KALAMAZOO
Group Name & Mailing Address:

Survivors of Suicide
1104 South Westnedge
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Contact: Judy Whitehurst (269) 381-1510
jwhitehurst@gryphon.org
Meeting Place:
Greater Kalamazoo United Way Building
709 S. Westnedge
Kalamazoo, MI
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
Last Thursday of every month from 7-9 p.m.
Please contact before attending a meeting
Facilitated by: Professional
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Counties Served: South West Michigan area
Last Updated: 6/12/09

LIVONIA
Group Name & Mailing Address:

Suicide Loss Support Group
Angela Hospice
14100 Newburgh Road
Livonia, MI 48154
Contact: Sheri Katz or Rebecca Hyman
8:30-5:00 M-F (734) 953-6030
Evenings/Weekends (734) 953-6030
rhyman@angelahospice.net
Meeting Place:
Angela Hospice Care Center
14100 Newburgh Road
Livonia, MI 48154
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time: Call for current group information
Facilitated by: Professsional
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Counties Served: All
Last Updated: 9/5/08

MUSKEGON
Group Name & Mailing Address:
West Michigan Survivors of Suicide
4676 W. McMillan Rd.
Muskegon, MI 49445
Contact: Bryan Grover (231) 766-0064
mylz2ryd@comcast.net
Meeting Place:
Calvin Christian Reformed Church
973 W. Norton Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49441
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
3rd Tuesday of every month from 7-8:30 p.m.
Facilitated by: Peer
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
Counties Served: Muskegon, Newyago, Oceana and Ottawa
Last Updated: 5/1/09

PORT HURON
Group Name & Mailing Address:

Survivors of Suicide Support Group (SOS)
c/o St. Clair County Community Mental Health
3111 Electric Avenue
Port Huron, MI  48060
Meeting Place: St. Clair County Community Mental Health
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
2nd Tuesday & 4th Wednesday of each Month, 7-9pm
Facilitated by: Peer/Professional
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
Counties Served: St. Clair, Lapeer, Sanilac, Macomb, & surronding Canadian Communities
Last Updated: 1/26/09

SAGINAW
Group Name & Mailing Address:

Saginaw Survivors of Suicide
P.O. Box 6712
Saginaw, MI 48608-6712
Contact:
Barb Smith (989) 781-5260
sosbarb@aol.com
www.saginawsurvivorsofsuicide.org
Meeting Place: (as of September 2006)
Child and Family Services
2806 Davenport
Saginaw, MI
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
1st and 3rd Thursday of every month from 7-9 p.m.
Facilitated by: Barb Smith
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Counties Served: All
Last Updated: 3/3/09

TRAVERSE CITY
Group Name & Mailing Address:
Michael's Place
Survivors of Suicide Support Group
1055 Carriage Hill Drive, Suite 4A
Traverse City, MI 49686
Contact:
Nancy Elmore, 231-947-6453
info@michaels-place.net
Meeting Place:
Immaculate Conception School
218 Vine Street
Traverse City, MI
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
Every Monday from 6:00-8:00PM
Facilitated by: Peer and Professional
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
Counties Served: All are welcome
Last Updated: 8/14/08

WATERFORD
Group Name & Mailing Address:

Suicide Survivors
Donelson, Johns & Evans Funeral Home
5391 Highland Rd.
Waterford, MI 48327
Contact:
Kathy Garwood (248) 673-1213
ggkathy@msn.com
Meeting Place:
Central United Methodist Church
3882 Highland Rd.
Waterford, MI 48328
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month from 7-9 p.m.
Facilitated by: Professional
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Counties Served: Oakland & Macomb
Last Updated: 2/10/06