Figuring out where to find professional support can be tough. Dial Help's Safety Net Program (SNP) links people dealing with addiction and other serious issues to counseling and treatment. This service is free and confidential.
Specially trained Dial Help staff reach out to check in on your road to sobriety and assist with stabilizing issues contributing to addiction. To learn more or enroll in the SNP, contact Dial Help at 906-482-9077 or by texting 906-356-3337.
Our consortium member NorthCare Network purchased a subscription for the digital behavioral health app myStrength -- anyone in the UP can have a free subscription. myStrength helpls improve mood and overcome the challenges.
Track health, enjoy interactive activities, and become inspired by quotes and videos with myStrength. You can download the app on iPhone or Android.
Use the code NCNcommunity to access
Peer recovery coaches walk side by side with individuals seeking recovery from substance use disorders. They help people to create their own recovery plans, and develop their own recovery pathways.
Recovery coaches provide many different types of support, including emotional and informational, and connection to resources. Download a complete list of coaches in the UP below.
Dial Help is a non-profit crisis center serving the Upper Peninsula with a 24/7 crisis line. Reach out
GLRC is a non-profit agency specializing in substance abuse and mental health treatment for youth, families and adults.
NorthCare Network is oprovides a comprehensive array of specialty mental health and substance abuse services.
Narcan (also known as Naloxone) is a life-saving opioid overdose reversal drug available as an injectable or nasal spray. Through the Grand Rapids Red Project, Narcan/Naloxone is available free by mail anywhere in Michigan. This project is made up of community members who are passionate advocates and activists in the fight against HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, and accidental overdose. Click here for more information.
A public health approach that helps prevent communicable diseases, unsafely discarded needles, and accidental overdose. SSPs provide free, confidential supplies and services to those who use drugs, including syringe exchange and links to testing for HIV and Hepatitis, peer recovery coaches, and mental/physical health treatment. SSPs in Michigan are housed in your local Health Department. Click here for more information.
Connect UP - Rides to Wellness is a new transportation option for patients across the Upper Peninsula. If you require transportation for local or long distance medical/behavioral health appointments, please call our transportation hotline at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital.
Leave a message at the Transportation Hotline 906-341-3753 to learn about qualifications for the program.
If you are a Meidcaid or UPHP plan member, please contact those providers for transportation information.
History: In 2019, Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital provided Schoolcraft County Transit Authority with a $10,000 Grant to offer Free Transportation to Medical and Mental Health Appointments. The grant period has ended but other options are available for patients seeking transportation assistance.
Greyhound with the National Runaway Safeline to make sure runaway kids have a ticket home to get back to their families or legal guardians. To be eligible for a Greyhound ticket home, the child has to call the NRS helpline, be between 12 and 21 years old, be named on a runaway report and be willing to be reunited with their family (and vice versa). They also provide a free ticket for the parent or legal guardian if the young person is under the age of 15. Call the Safeline at 1-800-786-2929, or click here.