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This is a free support group led by MHealthy Tobacco Consultation Service and open to any adult over age 50 who has quit or is thinking about quitting tobacco. Sessions are informal and based on participant interests and concerns. Registration is required. For more information about the December 11 support group, call 734-998-6222 or visit www.mhealthy.umich.edu/tobacco.
U-M Turner Senior Resource Center, 2401 Plymouth Rd, Suite C. Free. 734-998-6222. http://hr.umich.edu/mhealthy/programs/tobacco/consultation/ [map]
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A Parenting Workshop to Help Children Cope with the Loss of a Loved One.Caregivers who are grieving often struggle to assist their children during such a difficult life transition. This educational workshop is designed for bereaved parents/caregivers who have experienced the death of a loved one and have a child under the age of 18 who is also grieving. Growing Through Grief Workshops are offered on the second Thursday of every month. Advance registration is required. Please register by visiting the web site at http://www.depressioncenter.org/patients-visitors/workshops-and-groups/growing-through-grief/ or calling Kiel Opperman at 734-936-8702. For content specific questions, please contact the workshop leader, Dr. Julie Kaplow, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 734-615-1641.
Rachel Upjohn Building, room 2763, 4250 Plymouth Rd. Free. 734-615-1641. email@example.com http://www.depressioncenter.org/patients-visitors/workshops-and-groups/growing-through-grief/ [map]
A support group for adults who have lost a loved one to suicide is now organizing twice-monthly meetings that will run for eight-session cycles. This support group will offer opportunities to:• Develop a caring support network• Learn healthy coping and healing skills• Provide a safe place for survivors to share thoughts and feelings• Learn about bereavement and grief and their impact on usThe group will meet at U-M’s Turner Senior Resource Center the second and fourth Thursday of each month from 7-8:30 p.m. The support group is free, but pre-registration is required, and only adults 18 years or older may attend. Sessions will be professionally facilitated by social workers from U-M’s Psychiatric Emergency Services. Contact Kim Ballard at 734-936-4855 to register or learn more.
Turner Senior Resource Center, 2401 Plymouth Road. Free. 734-936-4855. [map]