Additional Resources: Support Groups

Detroit Area Epilepsy Support Group

Third Thursday of the month
6:00 pm–7:30 pm
One Ford Place,
Room 1B (1st floor conference room)
Detroit, MI
Contact: Andrea J. Thomas MA, LLP, Psychologist, Dept. of Neurology; 313-916-8938

Beaumont Parent Support Group (for parents of children with epilepsy)
Upcoming dates (subject to change): 5/10 - "Ask Anne Marie!" Anne Marie Michon, CPNP-P C; contact for additional 2018 dates
6:00 - 7:00 pm
Beaumont Neuroscience Center - Allison Conference Room
3555 W 13 Mile Rd
Royal Oak, MI 48073
Contact: 248-551-3302

Art Group for Adults with Epilepsy
2018 dates: 1/26, 2/23, 3/23, 4/27, 5/18, 6/22, 7/20, 8/24, 9/28, 10/26, 11/16, 12/21
4:00 - 6:00 pm
H1 Community Room
Mercy Health Hauenstein Neurosciences
220 Cherry Street SE - First Floor
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Printable Map with Directions
Contact: 616-685-4444;

Grand Rapids Epilepsy Support Group
4/28/18, no May meeting; call for additional 2018 dates
12:30 - 2:00 pm
Schuler Books
2660 28th Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
Contact: Brooke Schultz, DNP; 616-267-7900

Holland Coffee Shop Meet Up
More dates coming soon!
Cheri Compton, (616) 886-9502; 

New Hope - Epilepsy Support Group

Next meeting: Thursday, 5/10/18 from 6:30 - 7:30 pm; call for additional 2018 dates
Roots Brew Shop (Coffee Shop) 600 7th St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Contact: Danielle Perdew DeGroot, (616) 570-2893;

Bronson Neuroscience Epilepsy Support Group (children under 18 and families & caregivers)
Next meeting: Call for 2018 dates
Bronson Neuroscience Center, 601 John St, Suite M-124, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Contact: Please contact Jenn, RMA at 269-341-7500 with any questions



Autism Support Groups

Brain Injury Association of Michigan Support Groups

OM of Medicine Cannabis Support Group
Meets on the fourth Sunday of each month
4:30 pm
112 South Main Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Come to this free support group to share your experiences and meet others who may be facing similar challenges!
Contact: Lisa Conine, 734-369-8255

NOTE: These support groups and online forums are not operated by Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan. Listing of these groups does not constitute an endorsement. They are simply listed as possible resources for people with epilepsy and family members. Information provided through these groups does not constitute medical advice. Always consult your neurologist before making any decisions about your epilepsy treatment.