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Melinda Simon, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

5123 W. ST. Joseph HWY, Suite 103, Lansing, Michigan

Delta-Waverly Psychology and Counseling Associates has been providing assessment and therapy services to individuals, couples, children, and families for over 30 years. Our staff of 14 clinicians is committed to delivering quality care in a healing atmosphere.

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Lansing, Michigan is a highly creative and cultural town providing access to theatrical performances and numerous art galleries. One of the many annual events is the Silver Bells in the City, which features the lighting of the Michigan tree and the Electric Light Parade, as well as warm beverages to enjoy while watching the carefully crafted display of fireworks. This event is sure to be great for everyone within the family, including children and teenagers. For children interested in Science, specifically space, Abrams Planetarium is a great place for the entire family, which provides multiple exhibits as well as an education resource center.1 However, for those seeking to get outdoors, Cooley Gardens is a gorgeous site for a family picnic with amenities like a pavilion, benches, and picnic tables.

Mental Health in Lansing

Alcoholics Anonymous of Lansing offers support groups nearly every day of the week at various locations throughout the city to meet the needs of individuals in recovery. Groups allow people to share in their struggles and benefit from peer support. Most groups are open, and all groups are offered free of charge. AA of Lansing also operates a 24-hour emergency helpline. That number is 517-377-1444.2

The primary goal of the Michigan Association of Suicide Prevention is to reduce the number of suicides and attempts in the state, as well as provide support services to those who have lost a loved one. The organization provides educational materials to the public to raise awareness of the signs of suicide and what loved ones can do to help someone in a crisis. The organization also works to reduce stigmas associated with mental illness, which is often an underlying cause of someone taking or attempting to take their own life. To find out more about these programs, call 1-800-273-8255.3

Haven House provides a variety of services to homeless individuals, particularly single parents and their children. In addition to providing necessities such as shelter, food, and clothing, Haven House also offers life skills trainings that promote independence and self-sufficiency. The agency also provides crisis intervention services to meet the mental health needs of each individual at the shelter. More information is available by calling 517-337-2731.4

Current Initiatives

The Community Mental Health Authority implemented the Integrated Health Initiative in order to increase access to mental health services for mentally ill individuals in the greater Lansing area. The initiative also increases collaboration between various agencies to streamline services and provide treatment in a more timely fashion. Providing evidence-based, outcome focused programs to improve efficiency and efficacy of services is a primary focus of the initiative as well. For further details, call 517-346-8200.5


References

1. Abrams Planetarium. (2017). Public Programs. Retrieved from http://www.pa.msu.edu/abrams/Programs/Public.html
2. Alcoholics Anonymous of Lansing. (2017). Homepage. Retrieved from http://www.aalansingmi.org/
3. Michigan Association of Suicide Prevention. (2017). Homepage. Retrieved from http://masponweb.org/
4. Haven House. (2017). Homepage. Retrieved from http://www.havenhouseel.org/
5. Community Mental Health Authority. (2016). Integrated Care Initiative. Retrieved from http://ceicmh.org/integrated-care-iniative

Lansing is a city that is located in multiple counties- Clinton County and Ingham County and Eaton County in Michigan. It has a land area of 39.12 square miles and a water area of 0.63 square miles.  The population of Lansing is 115,056 people with 48,414 households and a median annual income of $35,563. .


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Counseling in this region can be difficult to afford for many people without insurance. Most people in Lansing are not able to commit to a weekly therapy session without proper budgeting. The good news is that counselors in Lansing may offer sliding scale fees or low cost options. Insurance may cover your sessions as well. Talk to your therapist to learn more