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Support Groups

All of these Rochester Hills support groups are free.  For more information please call Community Health & Education Department at 248-652-5269 or email us at contactus@crittenton.com.



Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a self-help group for alcoholics in treatment and recovery. AA uses fellowship and a set of guided principles-the 12-steps to help members achieve and maintain sobriety. The goal is total abstinence from drinking.

• M/W/F – Men Only
• Saturday – Men & Women
• 8pm Cafeteria

Al-Anon is a support group for friends and families of problem drinkers.
• Saturday 8pm Hospital Cafeteria

Bipolar Support Group

For those with bipolar disorder and depression. 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of the month, 7-9 p.m.

Bipolar Caregiver Support Group

Meets the first Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m.  This group helps build support systems, form friendships, and gather information and knowledge.

Breastfeeding Cafe

Meets first Wednesday of every month from 11:00 a.m. to  12:00 p.m.

This group meets monthly with a certified Lactation Consultant to discuss common breastfeeding concerns and answer your specific questions. Mothers are encouraged to bring their babies.

Cancer Support Group

This support group is open to the community for cancer survivors, both those going through treament now or who have done so in the past, as well as their family members and friends. Call Cheryl at 248-693-3737 for more information. Held offsite.

Caregiver Support Group at OPC

Pre-registration for attendance is mandatory.Respite is available in the Adult Day Services Room. Held at the Older Persons’ Commission, 650 Letica Drive, Rochester, MI 48307. For dates and times, call Donna at (248) 608-0261.

HELP Support Group

Meets second Monday of each month, 7-8 p.m.

Grief Support Group at OPC

If you are recovering from a recent loss, we offer caring support. This is a time to share feelings and concerns in a confidential atmosphere. Held at the Older Persons’ Commission, 650 Letica Drive, Rochester, MI 48307. For dates and times, call Donna at (248) 608-0261.

Look Good, Feel Better

Look Good, Feel Better provides information and cosmetic advice to the woman battling cancer. This training includes hands-on instruction on makeup, skin care, and suggestions for using wigs, turbans, and scarves. It also includes tips on nail care while undergoing treatment. Cosmetics are provided for your personal makeover.  Program is free of charge and facilitated by cosmetologists – all certified professionals. 2nd Monday of each month.  Must register.

New Beginnings Stroke Club at OPC

Members help one another face and overcome common problems by sharing. Stroke Club can help family members as well as stroke survivors. First & third Wednesday each month. Held at the Older Persons’ Commission, 650 Letica Drive, Rochester, MI 48307. For dates and times, call Donna at (248) 608-0261.

Overeaters Anonymous

This is a Twelve Step Support Group in which any unhealthy relationship with food can be dealt with. Anyone struggling with anorexia, bulimia, or overweight issues is welcome. Every Sunday 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Parkinson's Disease Support Group

Meets monthly for people with Parkinson’s disease and their families and friends to learn more about Parkinson’s and its management. 1st Wednesday of each month, 6-8 p.m. For dates and times, call Donna at (248) 608-0261.

Prostate Cancer Support Group

Topics vary. 2nd Tuesday of each month, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

RESOLVE Support Group

A non-profit supportive organization for people experiencing infertility. This group provides advocacy, support, and education for infertile people and helps them build a support system, form friendships, and gather information and knowledge.  1st Friday of each month, 7-10 p.m.