Support Groups

On this page you will find a number of support groups found in Michigan for people with Spinal Cord Injury and Disease, and for their friends and family also.  If your company offers support groups, please contact us at info@mispinalcord.org to be added to our list.

 

Support Groups offered by the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan

Spinal Cord Injury Support Group

This group is for persons with spinal cord injury and is a forum for information exchange, resource identification and support.  Call 248-305-7360 for more information.

Meets Every Wednesday
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Rehabilitation Institute of MichiganNovi Center
42005 W. 12 Mile Rd.
Novi, MI 48377

 

Spinal Cord Injury Support Group-Family

An open meeting for persons with spinal cord injury and/or family and friends interested in connecting with others for information, resources, and emotional support.

Meets first Monday evening of the month
6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan Novi Center
42005 W. 12 Mile Rd.
Novi, MI 48377

 

Spinal Cord Injury Roundtable

This group is to provide opportunities to talk, listen, learn and be educated on any topic related to spinal cord injuries.  For additional information call 313-745-1055

Meets First and Third Wednesday of each month
12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan
261 Mack
Detroit, MI 48201

Brain Injury Association of Michigan

Meets Third Wednesday of Every Month
6:00pm
Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan
261 Mack, Board Room 813
Detroit, MI 48201

Caregivers Support Group

Meets Third Wednesday of Every Month
12:30pm
Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan
Novi Center
42005 W. 12 Mile Rd
Novi, MI 48377

Amputee Support Group

Meets Third Thursday of Every Month
2:30pm
Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan
261 Mack
Detroit, MI 48201

Parkinson’s Support Group

Meets Fourth Friday of Every Month
12:30pm
Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan
Novi Center
42005 W. 12 Mile Rd
Novi, MI 48377

Additional Michigan Support Groups

Spinal Cord Injury Support Group at The Lighthouse Neurological Rehabilitation Center

4040 Beacon Street, Kinglsey, MI 49649 (Kingsley is approximately 20 minutes south of Traverse City)

Phone: (231) 263-1350
Please call to register and confirm location

When: April, August and December on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 5:00 – 6:30 PM.

(The Lighthouse is located South on M-37, past Chum’s Corners approximately 5 miles on the west side of the road, just north of M-113)

This support group is an open discussion geared toward group member needs with various educational topics to include wheelchair maintenance, shoulder strengthening, nutrition, adaptive sports and more.

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Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living (AACIL) Multiple Sclerosis (MS) support group

2568 Packard Road, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48104
Phone: (734) 663-0785
Contact: Judy Burton Slowins

Meets every Monday, 7:00pm-8:30pm.  Support group for people who have multiple sclerosis.

 

 

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Peer Group Meeting at Walk the Line to SCI Recovery

Walk the Line to Spinal Cord Injury Recovery, Vanguard Building, 23800 W. Ten Mile Rd., Southfield, Michigan, 48220

Phone: (248) 827-1100
Contact: Britney or Kate

Meets on the Thursdays from 12:oopm-1:00pm. Please call to reserve your spot.

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Spinal Cord Injury Peer Support Group

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital, 235 Wealthy SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan,

Phone: (616) 242-0443

The Spinal Cord Injury Peer Support Group meets the fourth Monday of every month from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Conference Room.

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St. Mary’s of Michigan Spinal Cord Injury Resource Group

Field Neurosciences Institute, 4599 Towne Centre Rd, Conference Room, Saginaw, Michigan 48604
Phone: (989) 497-3075
Contact: Mary Kunz

Meets the third Tuesday of the following months: January, March, May, July, September and November 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

The Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Resource Group is composed of a diverse group of individuals with various levels of spinal cord injuries.  The group meets every other month to discuss a variety of issues related to SCI including:

  • Spinal Cord Injury Resources
  • Adaptive Sports and Recreation
  • Current Research Trends
  • Vocational Opportunities
  • Daily Living/Coping and Adaption
  • Feelings and Emotions/Family Issues

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Reeve Foundation Peer & Family Support Program
Sign up online safely and securely by visiting: www.ChristopherReeve.org/Peer

Or…contact the Midwest Regional Coordinator, Thomas Holtin
-By phone: 248-505-6789
-By e-mail: MidwestRC@ChristopherReeve.org

Reeve Foundation Peer and Family Support

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