When you are going through struggles, it is helpful to know you are not alone. Support groups provide non-professional peer support to build coping skills, problem solving skills and a greater sense of community. Support Groups are made up of people with common experiences or concerns who provide each other with encouragement, comfort, and advice.
Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.
Al-Anon is a worldwide fellowship of men and women from all walks of life who have been affected by the family disease of alcoholism. Some were born into an alcoholic family and lived in that situation their entire lives, while others came into contact with alcoholism later in life through various experiences.
Narcotics Anonymous is a nonprofit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. We are recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean.
All support groups meet at the Center’s main facility at 505 N. Jackson St., Jackson, MI 49201. Call (517) 748-5500 for meeting days and times. All groups meet on the 2nd floor in Patient Education.
If you need help navigating community resources call the Community Navigation Specialist at 517.796.4595.