Knowledge is powerful!
Gain understanding and confidence to move forward and take action

Arbor Circle

1115 Ball Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505


(616) 456-6571


Every year, we empower over 15,000 people, including families, children and adults to overcome life’s unexpected challenges. No matter the crisis or personal struggle, Arbor Circle helps clients recover, adapt, and navigate their next steps toward greater well-being.

i understand


P.O. Box 822 Ada, 49301


Caregiver support group

3rd Tuesday 6:30-8pm


Ronald McDonald House

1232 Cedar St NE

Grand Rapids, MI 49301



Loss Support Group 

3rd Wednesday, 6:30-8pm


Fountain Street Church

24 Fountain St. NE

Grand Rapids, MI 49503


i understand is for living in peace and understanding associated with losing a loved one by suicide or those suffering with a mental illness.

Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan

349 Division Ave. South

Grand Rapids, MI 49503


(616) 389-8601


Be nice.

Notice Invite Challenge Empower

Be nice. is a mental health program that directly educates participants with the tools to recognize a mental health illness, interact with people and develop an action plan.

be nice. SCHOOLS

be nice. BUSINESS

be nice. FAITH

be nice. COMMUNITY


Live Laugh Love

Live Laugh Love is an interactive 4-class series that uses multimedia as a tool to help recognize the symptoms of depression and the warning signs of suicide in themselves, a friend or family member. 


Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid equips the public to help persons with mental illness connect to care and end stigma.

NAMI Kent County

(616) 559-0045


NAMI Basics (6 weeks)

NAMI Basics OnDemand

NAMI Basics OnDemand is a free, six-session online education program for parents, caregivers and other family who provide care for youth aged 22 or younger who are experiencing mental health symptoms.


Family to Family (12 weeks)

Family-to-Family is an education program for family members of individuals living with mental illnesses. 



NAMI FaithNet strives to encourage welcoming, caring congregations as well as to promote the vital role of spirituality in the recovery journeys of many who live with mental health conditions.



NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a class for adults with mental health conditions. The course is designed to encourage growth, healing and recovery among participants.


NAMI Family and Friends

A 90 min or 4 hr. seminar that informs and supports families affected by mental illness