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June is “National Safety Month”
Take time to consider the many causes of injury and death at work, on the road,
 and in the community  Make safety a priority for you and your loved ones this summer 

June 3

NAMI Eastside Support Group, an informal meeting to network and discuss mental health issues and supports, and innovative steps toward recovery.  Each month, the 1st & 3rd Mondays, all meetings at 7pm.  Henry Ford Cottage Hospital, 159 Kercheval Grosse Pointe Farms; contact Barb 313 886-8004

June 3

NAMI Connections Recovery Support Group, be a part of this groundbreaking group that meets every 1st and 3rd Monday of each month, building better lives through understanding, empathy & compassion.  6pm-800pm; Beaumont-Taylor Hospital, 10000 Telegraph Rd., Taylor 48180. Questions call: Jennifer 734 881-0935

June 3

Public Forum: “Dealing With the Criminal Consequences of Addiction,” learning how the judicial and law enforcement systems handle the law and addictions.  Free. 630pm-830pm.  Summit on the Park, 46000 Summit Parkway, Canton 48187
June 4
Addiction: What to Know & What You Can Do, a free educational series to learn about addiction, prevention, treatment and recovery; 7pm-830pm, the first 3 Tuesdays of each month September through May.  St. Mary Mercy, Classroom #11 (South Entrance) 36475 5 Mile Road, Livonia 48154, Questions: Call Karen 734 335-9580

June 5

Hearing Voices Network, a time and place to talk about hearing voices, without fear or judgment.  Mutual support, friendship and exploring your experiences.  Every Wednesday, 11:30pm.  Our Place Drop-In, 12285 Dixie St., Redford 48239;

June 6

Wellness Self-Management, all about mental health, recovery, barriers and how to overcome them.  Wellness conversation in a friendly informal setting.  Every Thursday from noon to 1pm.  Our Place Drop in Center, 12285 Dixie St., Redford 48239.  Info call 313 543-3393

June 7

DBSA (Depression & Bipolar Alliance) meeting the first and third Friday of each month to discuss issues and steps toward Recovery, 6pm-730pm; Our Place Drop-In Center, 12285 Dixie Street, Redford 48239; call 313 543-3393 for information

June 8
Family Health Clinic, every 2nd Saturday of each month.  Free dental services, blood work, free healthy food items. 10am-4pm; Islamic Institute of Knowledge, 6345 Schaefer Road, Dearborn 48126

June 10

YOGA, stretch your mind and body.  The 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month.  Free.  11:30am. Our Place Drop in Center, 12285 Dixie Street, Redford 48239.  Info call 313 543-3393

June 11

Family and Friends Peer Support Group, informal meeting offering help, healing and hope. 630pm-730pm. 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.  Canton Municipal Complex, 1150 S. Canton Center Rd., Canton 48188

June 11

Support for Those Who Have Lost Loved Ones to Addiction, a FAN support group, meeting every 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month.  PC Alano Club, 8669 North Lilly Rd, Canton. 7pm-830pm. Call 734 612-5301 or email

June 18
Youth MOVE Detroit Advisory Council, for ages 14-25.  Help make suggestions and decisions that impact services provided youth in Detroit and Wayne County. Training opportunities; Free. Today and every 3rd Tuesday; 5pm-630pm; Children’s Center, 79 West Alexandrine, Detroit 48201
June 21
Constituents Voice Meeting, members and guests welcome to meet and make recommendations for programs and improvements in the Detroit-Wayne mental health system. 10am-noon; DWMHA, 707 W. Milwaukee, Detroit 48202
June 27
Autism and Motivation, seminar featuring Ron Sandison who shares inspiring stories of people with autism, including his own struggles with depression, anxiety and lack of motivation.  How he was able to overcome these challenges to become a dad, an author and speaker.  $25.  2pm-330pm; TTI Office, 1225 E. Big Beaver Road, Troy 48098. To reserve: call 248 524-8801 or
July 8-12
Peer Support Regional Certification Training, week-long training for those members who are employed and want to extend their knowledge of peer support.  Registration fee must be paid by your employer.  Sacred Heart Major Seminary, 2710 W. Chicago, Detroit 48206
August 7
Tri-County Peers Connect, Training: “Ethics and Boundaries,” full-day seminar detailing proper behavior on and off the job; breakfast and lunch included.  Free. 8:30am-4pm.  Oakland Community Health Network, 5505 Corporate Drive, Troy 48098.
October 18
Reaching for the Stars” Banquet and Award Night, a dressy dinner and dance event for all Authority members receiving services.  Free.  Fellowship Chapel, 7707 W. Outer Drive W., Detroit 48235
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