Education

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

 

arborcircle.org

 

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

facebook.com/iunderstandloveheals

 

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.

Interact of Michigan

1131 Ionia NW

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

 

(616) 259–7900

 

interactmich.org

 

InterAct of Michigan is dedicated to collaborative delivery of evidence-supported mental health and substance abuse treatments that foster hope and wellness.

 

Navigate program

InterAct’s Navigate program supports individuals to find their path to recovery through early detection and intervention with first episode psychosis.

Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan

349 Division Ave. South

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

 

(616) 389-8601

 

benice.org

 

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

 

namikent.org

 

NAMI Basics (6 weeks)

NAMI Basics OnDemand

https://basics.nami.org

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. 

 

Faithnet

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.

 

Peer-to-Peer

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