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Peer-led Support Groups

RESOLVE Peer-led Support Groups are informal opportunities for women and men experiencing infertility to connect with one another, to discuss their situations and to receive support from others who have had similar experiences or who are struggling with similar issues. Group moderators are volunteers and are not mental health professionals. Attendance is free. Please contact the group host before attending your first meeting.

Don’t see a support group in your area? Want to start a new group? The first step in the process is to listen to a free one-hour TeleSeminar entitled “How to Start a Peer-Led Support Group”. After you listen to that training you will be given instructions on next steps in the process. We hope to make this process as simple and straightforward for you as possible, while also ensuring that our hosts have been adequately prepared for their role as group leader.

Please note the contact information below is provided only for those seeking a support group. The media and family-building professionals should not contact support groups directly; support group hosts will not respond. Media requests should be directed to  Andy Schwarz, Media Relations, at 703.556.7172 or aschwarz@resolve.org. Family-Building Professionals and Researchers should contact RESOLVE headquarters at info@resolve.org. For more information about RESOLVE Support Groups, please contact supportgroups@resolve.org.

Farmington Hills (Michigan)
Secondary Infertility & Parenting After Infertility Peer-led Support Group
Meets on the second Friday of each month from 7:00PM to 9:00PM
Location: Farmington Hills, MI
Host: Kathleen
Please contact Kathleen at ParentingAfterInfertility.MI@gmail.com before attending your first meeting. "Infertility is not something you get over, it is something you get beyond." Whether you are newly pregnant or finally a parent after struggling with infertility, if you are trying for another child or your family is complete, we welcome you to join our group to find support and healing, friendship and conversation.

Oakland County
General Infertility Support Group
Meet on the third Friday of the month from 7:30PM-9:30PM
Location: Beaumont Hospital's Administration Building, Royal Oak
Host: Kathy
Please contact Kathy at Kathleen.Rollinger@beaumont.edu before attending your first meeting. Enter hospital grounds through Staff Entrance from 13 Mile Road, and follow signs to the Administration Building. Meetings are held in the Private Dining Room on the main floor of the Administration Building. Please park in the South Parking Deck.  Click on the link below to see a map of Beaumont’s campus. www.beaumonthospitals.com/files/imce/pdfs/1050_120309_FB.pdf

Rochester
General Infertility Support Group

Meets on the first Friday of each month at 7:00PM
Location: Crittenton Hospital, 1101 W. University Drive, Rochester, MI 48037
Hosts: Susan and Rick
Please contact Susan and Rick at resolve.rochester@gmail.com before attending your first meeting.

Saginaw
Hope Beyond Infertility Support Group
Meets on the first Monday of the month from 6:00PM to 7:30PM
Location: 5090 State St. Building B, Saginaw, MI 48603
Host: Lindsay Mader
Please contact Lindsay at lindsaymader1@gmail.com or call 989.254.1158 before attending your first meeting. 

Professionally-Led Support Groups

Professionally-led Support Groups are more structured than peer groups and form at various times throughout the year. They are led by trained and licensed therapists who are professional members of RESOLVE and specialize in assisting individuals and couples with the special challenges presented by the struggle of Infertility. Participation in professionally-led groups involves fees set by the individual therapist and a commitment to a specific number of sessions.

Attention Mental Health Professionals - RESOLVE is looking for licensed private practice psychotherapists and clinical social workers with experience counseling infertility patients to lead infertility and adoption support groups. RESOLVE professional membership required. Please contact Betsy Campbell at bcampbell@resolve.org or 703.556.7172.