Saturday, October 30, 2010

Substance Abuse 411 #15-Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries-Dr. Chad Audi-President

Substance Abuse 411#15-Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries-Dr. Chad Audi

drmm-blog-logo-2The Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries, one of the largest organizations of its type in the country, helps over 1400 individuals a day. It provides a variety of programs aimed at rebuilding lives "one life at a time". Their programs include emergency shelters, medical detox unit, residential substance abuse treatment programs, transitional housing programs, teen mom's program, Veterans programs, mental health programs, permanent housing and apartments, emergency food programs, prevention programs for children and summer camp opportunities. They also provide educational, tutorial and vocational services.

Serving the community since 1909, Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries provides a million meals a year along with more than 160,000 nights of emergency shelter.

Substance Abuse 411 talks with DRMM President Dr. Chad Audi about the organization’s outreach, especially in the area of substance abuse.

You can contact the Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries by phone at 313-993-4700 or find them online at www.DRMM.org

Direct download: Substance_Abuse_411-15-Detroit_Rescue_Mission_Ministries-Dr_Chad_Audi.mp3 

Grace Centers of Hope-Pontiac, Michigan

Mel Trotter Ministries-Grand Rapids, Michigan

Care of Macomb-Macomb, Michigan

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Substance Abuse 411 #14-Oakland Family Services-Erika Alexander

Substance Abuse 411 #14-Oakland Family Services-Erika Alexander

Oakland Family Services Logo

Oakland Family Services is a private, non-profit, human services agency which has been serving families and children in Southeastern Michigan for over 89 years. They serve more than 43,000 children, adolescents, and adults every year. 

Substance Abuse 411 talks with Erika Alexander, Lead Clinical Manager, about Oakland Family Services wide-ranging Behavioral Health Services that cover adolescents, adults and families.

You can find them on the web at www.oaklandfamilyservices.org

They have four offices in Oakland County.

Pontiac—248-858-7766  

Berkley—248-544-4004

Walled Lake-- 248-624-3811   

Rochester Hills—248-853-0750

CARE of Macomb-Macomb County, Michigan

Michigan Bureau of Substance Abuse & Addiction Services

Families Anonymous

Monday, October 18, 2010

Substance Abuse 411 #13-Oakland County Sixth Circuit Drug Court-Jacqueline Howes-Evanson

Substance Abuse 411 #13-Oakland County Sixth Circuit Drug Treatment Court-Jacqueline Howes-Evanson

Oakland County Michigan Sixth Circuit Court has taken a pro-active stance on substance abuse by establishing both a juvenile and adult Drug Court.

This court uses alternative judicial proceedings for chemically abusing or dependent, non-violent adult offenders.  Its juvenile program, Options, is a four-phase intervention program for repeat, non-violent offenders who are having difficulty staying clean and sober.

Substance Abuse 411 finds out more about this innovative program from Jacqueline Howes-Evanson the Drug Treatment Court Supervisor.

For more information on Adult Court go to http://www.oakgov.com/circuit/division_committee/adult-treatment.html

For more information on Juvenile Drug Treatment Court go to http://www.oakgov.com/circuit/program_service/options.html

CASAStart Prevention Program

National Association for Children of Alcoholics

Adolescent Substance Abuse in Michigan

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Substance Abuse 411 #12-CARE of Macomb-Kathy Rager

Substance Abuse 411 #12-CARE of Macomb-Kathy Rager

 

Care_Logo CARE is an agency that promotes the empowerment of individuals and families through relationships with schools, businesses, public services and other community based organizations. Solution-focused programs and activities are designed to strengthen individuals in their role as employees, students and as family members. CARE’s skilled and credentialed staff works with community members to prevent and respond to real life issues including the misuse of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.

Substance Abuse 411 finds out more about this Macomb County Michigan organization as we talk with CARE's Executive Director Kathy Rager.

To contact CARE call 586-541-0033 or go online at www.CAREofMacomb.com.

Oakland Family Services-Oakland, Michigan

Grace Centers of Hope-Pontiac, Michigan

Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries-Detroit, Michigan

Mel Trotter Ministries-Grand Rapids, Michigan

Dawn Farm-Ann Arbor, Michigan

Scared Heart Rehabilitation Centers-Michigan

Friday, October 1, 2010

Substance Abuse 411 #11-Grace Centers of Hope-Darren Weiss

Substance Abuse 411 #11-Grace Centers of Hope-Darren Weiss

GCH tagline TM Since 1942, Grace Centers of Hope in Pontiac, Michigan has been serving those in need. It has since grown and evolved into the largest and oldest faith-based outreach to homeless and disadvantaged individuals and families. Grace Centers of Hope (GCH) provides a full recovery and rehabilitation campus for homeless men, women and children who have been abused or addicted to drugs and/or alcohol.

Substance Abuse 411 talks with the COO of Recovery Programs at Grace Centers of Hope Darren Weiss about the organization and its programs that have helped thousands over the years.

To find out more, go to www.GraceCentersofHope.org or call them at 248-334-2187

Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries-Detroit, Michigan

Mel Trotter Ministries-Grand Rapids, Michigan

Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Centers-Michigan

Dawn Farm-Ypsilanti-Ann Arbor, Michigan