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)
1/12/17, 3/9/17, 5/11/17 [NOTE: the 11/3/16 support group has been cancelled]
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Beaumont Neuroscience Center
3555 W 13 Mile Rd
Royal Oak, MI 48073
Contact: Dawnielle, 248-551-7445

Art Group for Adults with Epilepsy
2017 dates: 1/27, 2/24, 4/28, 5/26, 6/23, 7/28, 8/25, 9/22, 10/27, 11/17, 12/15
4:00 - 6:00 pm
H1 Community Education Room
220 Cherry Street SE - First Floor
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Printable Map with Directions
Contact: 616-685-4444

Kalamazoo Epilepsy Support Group
Fourth Wednesday of every other month (Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov)
6:30 - 7:30 pm 
Suite M-124 in the Medical Office Pavilion
601 John St, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Contact: Marcell Lung, (269) 341-8383

New Hope - Epilepsy Support Group
First meeting in September 2016
Grand Rapids, MI
Contact: Danielle Perdew DeGroot, (616) 570-2893;

The Macomb Epilepsy Support Group
Meets the third Wednesday of the month
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
MISD Building (check monitor in lobby for room assignment)
44001 Garfield Road (south of M59)
Clinton Township, MI
Transportation available by SMART Bus Rte. 550
Contact: (800) 377-6226 ext. 1302



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.