Main Office:
3604 Clarkston Rd.
Clarkston, Mi 48348
Ph: 248-595-9969   Fax: 248-814-0361


Suicide Hotline: 800-273-8255

Important Websites:
Michigan Association for Children with Emotional Disabilities:
Men’s Issues:
Food Bank:
Consumer’s Energy:
The Heat and Warmth Fund:

HAVEN: Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence:

Police Trauma support:

Grief Counseling/Support: Maximum Living Consult

Marital Therapy in Troy w/ Jillian Bashi, LMSW: 

Counseling in Waterford w/ Dr. Daniel Wall, PhD:

Care House: In Home TreatmentL 248-705-9464
Common Ground 800-231-1127/248-456-8150
Easter Seals 248-209-2437
Havenwick Hospital (In-Patient crisis facility): 866-858-4205
CPS (Oakland County) 866-975-5010
CPS (Genessee County) 248-858-1280
CPS (Wayne County) 800-716-2234
Neighbor for Neighbor (assistance)495 Broadway St in Springfield Twp 248-634-0900
Community Housing Network 248-928-0120
Oakland County Community & Home Improvement-Housing 248-858-0493
New Bethel Outreach Shelter in Pontiac 248-333-7010
Lighthouse shelter 248-920-6000
Lighthouse North 6330 Sashabaw Rd in Clarkston 248-620-6116
Haven (Women’s Shelter) 248-334-1127/248-456-8150

Helpful Resources:
Waterford Youth Assistance: 248-618-7383
Renaissance Alternative High School in Clarkston: 248-623-8060

Reviews on Medical-Alert-Systems
Expert Tip Resources

North Oakland Community Coalition 248-520-3786 helping our children find strategies to avoid drugs and alcohol.

For Group Support Following Traumatic Incident: Oakland County Crisis Response Organization (OCCRO)


The Psychological Aspects of Death and Dying by John Canine
This Is How It Feels by Craig Miller (Suicide)
History of a Suicide: My Sister’s Unfinished Life by Jill Bialosky
Say Goodnight to Insomnia: The Six-Week Drug-Free Program by Gregg Jacobs
The Measure of a Man by Jerrold Shapiro (men’s issues/fatherhood)
Invisible Men: Men’s Inner Lives and Consequences of Being Silent by Michael Addis (men’s issues)
It’s OK to Be Different by Todd Parr (being different)
Men Trapped In Men’s Bodies by Anne Lowrena (Transsexualism)
Living Life Like You Mean It: Use the Wisdom of Your Emotions to get the Life You Really Want by Ronald Fredrickson
Don’t Let Emotions Run Your Life: How DBT Puts You in Control by Scott Spradlin
Creating a Firestorm: A Review of Children Who Light Fires by Lambie & Randell
The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Depression by Strosahl & Robinson
Sex Matters For Women: A Complete Guide to Taking Care of Your Sexual Health by Sallie Foley, Sallie Kope

After the Smoke Clears: Surviving the Police Shooting–An Analysis of the Post Officer-Involved Shooting Trauma (2nd ed.), Adam Pasciak

The Self-Sabotage Cycle: Why We Repeat Behaviors That Create Hardships and Ruin Relationships by Stanley Rosner and Patricia Hermes;
The 10 Prescriptions to Heal Your Relationship by Mira Kirshenbaum
When Good People Have Affairs by Mira Kirshenbaum
The Guys Only Guide to Getting Over Divorce by Sam Buser & Glenn Sternes
A Man’s Feelings: Finding Closure After Divorce by Debby Ford
Passionate Marriage: Keeping Love and Intimacy Alive in Committed Relationships by David Schnarch
Why Does He Do That? Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men by Lundy Bancroft (Domestic Violence)
The Verbally Abusive Relationship: How to Recognize It and How to Respond by Patricia Evans
Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman

1, 2, 3, Magic by Thomas Phelan
Parenting with Love & Logic by Foster Cline & Jim Fay
How to Win as a Step-Family by Emily & John Visher
Thinking Parent, Thinking Child by Myrna Shure
Parent Effectiveness Training (PET) by Thomas Gordon
Children: The Challenge by Randolph Dreikus
How to Talk So Children Will Listen So They’ll Listen by Eileen Meizlish
Between Parents and Child by Haim Ginot
My Name Is Not Dummy by ElizabethCrary
Bully on the Bus: the Decision Is Yours by Carl Bosch

Handbook of Autism & PDD by Volkmar
The Complete Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome by Tony Attwood
Can I Tell ou About Asperger’s Syndrome? by Jude Welton

Getting Past Your Past by Francine Shapiro
Looking Through the Eyes of Trauma & Dissociation by Sandra Paulsen
Trauma and the Avoidant Client: Attachment Based Strategies for Healing, by Robert Muller
The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk, MD
Beyond Betrayal: Taking Charge of Your Life after Boyhood Sexual Abuse by Richard Gartner
Jones’ After the Smoke Clears: Surviving the Police Shooting – An Analysis of the Post Officer-Involved Shooting Trauma, Second Edition by Adam Pasciak

I Thought It Was Just ME, But It Wasn’t by Brene Brown
How To Say Yes, When To Say No by Henry Cloud

Support Groups:

Maplegrove in West Bloomfield NA meetings Mon at 7:30
Unity Church in Lake Orion (near Baldwin and Waldon) NA Tue/Wed at 7:00 and AA Wed at 7
Transfiguration Lutheran Church (Fenton Rd.) NA Tues at 9; AA Wed at 10
Alano Club in Clarkston (near Clintonville Rd and Maybee Rd) 248-391-8995 both NA and AA
St. Daniel’s in Clarkston AA Fri at 8
Faith Baptist in Holly AA Thurs 248-623-7330
Faith Baptist in Waterford AA Tue 3411 Airport Rd
St. Stevens in Clarkston (near Sashabaw and Waldon) AA Tue evening
Presbyterian Church in White Lake AA Wed
Woodside Bible in Troy AA Thur and Fri evenings 248-879-8533
Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church 8065 Bluegrass Rd. in Clarkston (for women) AA
find an AA meeting: AA
find an NA meeting: NA 248-543-7200

Drug and Alcohol Recovery in Clarkston
Kensington Church: Celebrate Recovery 248-786-0600
Smart Recovery
Addiction Center Inpatient Drug Rehabilitation
Substance Abuse Information
Gambling Addiction Rehabilitation Center

Sexual Abuse for men: or call Mary Petersen for live meetings at 586-648-0654

United Methodist Church in Lake Orion at 140 E. Flint St Wed at 7-8;


Obsessive-Compulsive Behaviors:

Compulsive Hair Pullin *trichotillomania:
Dermatillomania (compulsive skin picking)
Onychophagia (compulsive nail biting)
Dermatophagia (compulsive biting of skin)
Emetophobia (fear of vomiting)

In-Patient facilities for eating disorders:
University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor, Mi
Forestview Hospital in Grand Rapids, Mi
River Center Clinic in Sylvania, Oh
Timberline Knolls in Chicago, Il
Renfrew Center in Bloomfield Hills, Mi Dr. Daniel Stettner 248-892-1183