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June is "Alzheimer and Brain Awareness Month”

“Recognizing that 47 million people worldwide are living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.  Alzheimer’s is the 6th leading cause of death in the US where every 67 seconds another person develops the disease.”

 

May 31-June 2 

      
Michigan Annual Peer Conference, “Peers: The Key to Unlocking Hope,” learning the latest about mental health services, including developmental disabilities and improving life skills.  Lansing Center, 333 E. Michigan Ave, Lansing, 48933. Eligibility, times and prices to be announced.
 

June 1

Our Place “Faces of Recovery” Group, an informal get-together to discuss personal challenges in a relaxed, non-confrontational atmosphere. 1pm-2pm every Thursday.  Our Place Drop-In Center, 12285 Dixie Street, Redford 48239; call 313 543-3393 for more information

 June 2

Friday Intensives: “Human Trafficking & Sexual Awareness,” learn the indicators of human trafficking to help identify a victim; 830am-430pm; Northeast Guidance Center, 2900 Conner, Detroit 48215. RSVP by May 26: http://form.jotform.com/60815610491149

 June 2

DBSA (Depression & Bipolar Alliance) meeting the first and third Friday of each month to discuss issues and steps toward Recovery, 6pm-7:30pm; Our Place Drop-In Center, 12285 Dixie Street, Redford 48239; call 313 543-3393 for information

 June 5

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

 June 5

Empowerment Men’s Group, an inner strength-building group to voice personal concerns and receive support from an understanding peer group. Every Monday, 1pm-2pm; Our Place Drop-In Center, 12285 Dixie Street, Redford 48239; call 313 543-3393 for more information

 June 6

Substance Abuse: What You Need to Know and What You Can Do, a series of seminars the first 3 Tuesdays of each month; substance abuse prevention, treatment, recovery; FREE.  7:00pm-8:30pm St. Mary’s Hospital (4th Floor), Room #11, 36475 Five Mile Rd. (south entrance), Livonia; call 734 338-9580 for details

June 6

Challenges Women’s Group, an inner strength-building group to voice personal concerns and receive support from an understanding peer group. Every Tuesday, 1pm-2pm; Our Place Drop-In Center, 12285 Dixie Street, Redford 48239; call 313 543-3393 for more information

June 6

Hearing Voices Network, a time and place to talk about hearing voices, without fear or judgment.  Mutual support, friendship and exploring your experiences.  1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month. 630pm-8pm.  Our Place Drop-In, 12285 Dixie St., Redford 48239;  www.hearingvoicesusa.org

June 6

ACC Network Clubhouse “The Wise Decision Wellness Program,” come exercise, get healthy, get fit!  All DWMHA adult members who can build “The Wise Decision” into their IPOS are welcome. Increase energy, build strength, and learn about nutrition. Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1pm-2pm. ACC, 62 W. 7 Mile Rd., Detroit 48203.  Approval from case worker required

 
June 8
 
Tools for Connectivity, learn the tools for becoming a skilled facilitator including tips for using visual aids, relaxation and more.  For Certified Peers, Peer Mentors. Recovery Coaches and those who coordinate groups; 9am-4pm.  Community Living Services-Oakland, 642 E. 9 Mile Road, Ferndale 48220. To register: www.occmha.org, then select training/online test and click Calendar
 
June 9
 
Housing Rights and Resource Fair for Persons, sponsored by the Detroit City Council Disability Task Force.  Address issues of accessibility, affordability, housing discrimination and more.  3pm-7pm;  Adam Butzel Recreation Center, 10500 Lyndon, Detroit 48238.  For more information contact Councilman Gabe Leland 313 224-2151
 
June 10

NAMI Metro Support Group, every 2nd Saturday of each month. Noon-3pm; Sacred Heart Activities Building, 5451 Rivard, Detroit 48207 (Eastern Market area, I-75 & Mack).  Call Zoe Williams 313 784-9391

June 14

Community Town Hall Meeting: “Heroin & Opioid  Prescription Epidemic,” panel discussion with DEA, Wayne County Prosecutor’s office, Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority, FBI and others.  6pm-8pm, with doors opening at 515pm; Wayne State U. Law School Auditorium, 471 Palmer, Detroit 48202.  Free.  Free Parking, structure #1 (450 Palmer)

June 20

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 23

Youth Culture Day, a celebration for young people with food, raffles, entertainment and helpful resources. 10am-3pm; location to be announced

 
June 28-29
 
ASIST American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Training, 2 day training to help recognize people at risk of suicide, understand their situations and help them stay safe with intervention, for Certified Peer Support Specialists and Certified Recovery Coach Trainers. $75. Includes materials, lodging and meals; St. Francis Retreat Center, 703 E. Main Street, DeWitt 48820.  Email: MDHHS-peersupport@michigan.gov
 
June 29-30
 
2 Day Motivational Interviewing Basic Skills Training, learning the spirit, principals and techniques of working one-on-one of the people served in the mental health community.  For Peer Specialists and professionals at the beginning levels of practice.  2 day training breakfast and lunch inc., $95.  Detroit Metro Airport Marriott, 30559 Flynn Drive, Romulus 48174. Registration information: www.macmhb.org/education
 
August 18
 
Persons Points of View Newsletter Meeting, help assemble the popular newsletter as a writer or stop in to share your creative ideas!  11am-12 noon; DWMHA, 707 W. Milwaukee, in Room #118.  Call Mike Shaw 313 344-9099 xt 3039
 
August 18
 
Kids-TALK Children’s Advocacy Center Community Picnic, opened to all Kids-TALK members, family and the community.  No registration required. 1pm-3pm. Crowley Park Splash Pad, 2601 S. Gulley, Dearborn 48124.  Questions contact Lacea at 734 785-7705xt7291 or lzavala@guidance-center.org.