Disability Network Southwest Michigan

Kalamazoo Office:  517 E. Crosstown Parkway, Kalamazoo, MI  49001  ph:(269) 345-1516

Berrien/Cass Office:  2900 Lakeview Avenue, St. Joseph, MI  49085 ph (269) 985-0111


Mental Wellness

UU Mental Health Network: https://uumentalhealth.org

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
1-800-273-TALK (8255) [24/7 Hotline]
1-888-628-9454 (Spanish)
1-800-799-4889 (TTY)

Crisis Text Line: Text “MHFA” to 741741 to speak with a compassionate, trained crisis counselor, a volunteer who has been trained to help with problem-solving and will address the caller’s situation.  https://www.crisistextline.org/

Children’s Crisis Mobile Team: 269-934-0747

SAMHSA: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration:
SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline / 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

Veterans Crisis Line: Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves.  You can call the number or chat online. https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/  /  1-800-273-8255 and press 1

Andrews University Community Counseling Center (free): 269-471-6238

Center(ed) on Wellness (Mental Wellness & Addiction Recovery / United Way Partner Agency): http://www.centeredonwellness.info/home-1.html – (269) 926-6199

Find a Therapist: www.Psychologytoday.com

Substance Abuse Recovery Networks

UU Addictions Ministry: https://uuaddictionsministry.org/

SMART Recovery (based on Rational Recovery): https://www.smartrecovery.org/about-us/

Buddhist Recovery Network: www.buddhistrecovery.org

Carol’s Hope (A 24-hour crisis intervention facility that provides a supervised, supportive setting for individuals with substance use and co-occurring disorders. As an alternative to emergency room care, the center provides clients a welcoming environment where individuals can develop a Recovery Plan and connect to services.): https://communityhealingcenter.org/service/carols-hope/(269) 556-1526

Online Peer Recovery Groups: www.intherooms.com

Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Center (residential treatment): https://www.sacredheartcenter.com/about-us.html / (269) 815-5500

SWMBH – Southwest Michigan Behavioral Health (helps connect people with Medicaid to recovery resources in Berrien and other counties):  800-781-0353

Community Healing Center (outpatient treatment in Niles): (269) 684-7741

Al Anon (family and friends of alcoholics): https://al-anon.org

ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics): https://adultchildren.org

Books and Podcasts 

“Addiction Ministry Handbook” by Denis Meacham

“Many Roads One Journey” by Charlotte Kasl. (An alternative to the 12-step model pioneered by Kasl) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlotte_Kasl

Kevin Griffin (books of various titles). Here’s his website that explores the 12-step model with a Buddhist perspective: https://www.kevingriffin.net/

This Day in Recovery (365 Days of Meditation): https://www.uuabookstore.org/This-Day-in-Recovery-P18760.aspx