Established in 1988, Cherry Health is the largest FQHC in the State of Michigan serving six counties. Cherry Health has approximately 800 employees and a network of over 70 physicians and advanced practice providers specializing in primary care/family medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics/gynecology, optometry, oral health, behavioral health and psychiatry.

Thank you for being a hero! Your participation in research gives hope to countless individuals living with schizophrenia.

Below, you will find several advocacy organizations in your area where you and your loved ones can find support and information on your condition.

As a volunteer in this research study, you have the opportunity to participate in Project RockSTARR and have a donation made in your honor to one of organizations below. If you want to know more about Project RockSTARR, please go HERE.

Thank you for being a part of this important research!

Cherry Health Regional Advocacy Organizations:

NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. Your local NAMI Affiliates and volunteer leaders work in communities across the country to raise awareness and provide essential and free education, advocacy, and support group programs.

NAMI Kent County is the local affiliate of NAMI. Through innovative education, support and advocacy programs, we are changing the way our community addresses mental health. NAMI Kent County is dedicated to improving the lives of all individuals affected by mental illness through education, support and advocacy programs.

NAMI of Kent County
PO Box 3503
Grand Rapids, MI 49501-3503
Phone: (616) 559-0045

MHA is a powerful voice for healthy communities throughout the nation and offers information, referrals, and resources for individuals living with any type of mental illness. One of MHA’s services includes online screening, which is one of the quickest and easiest ways to determine whether you are experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition. Mental health conditions, such as depression or anxiety, are real, common and treatable. And recovery is possible.

The Mental Health Association in Michigan (MHAM) is the local MHA affiliate and is the state’s oldest non-profit organization concerned with mental illnesses.  MHAM works for improved care and treatment of persons experiencing mental illness; prevention of mental illness; promotion of positive mental health; establishment of mental health care as a priority of the public; funding for and provisions of services to all who need them; eradication of prejudice and discrimination against persons experiencing mental illness; and promotion of emotional well-being as an integral part of personal health maintenance.

MHA in Michigan
2157 University Park Dr Ste 1
Okemos, MI 48864-5956
Phone: (248) 473-3143

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) changes lives, saves lives and impacts lives, through education, peer support groups and advocacy for those diagnosed with a mental health illnesses and empowers their family and friends to embrace their independence, advocate for improved services, and to love them for who they are.

DBSA has support groups in most states, as well as peer-based, wellness-oriented support and empowering services and resources available when people need them, where they need them, and how they need to receive them—online 24/7, in local support groups, in audio and video casts, or in printed materials distributed by DBSA, its chapters, and mental health care facilities across America.

DBSA Grand Rapids
Eastminster Presbyterian Church
1700 Woodward SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

DBSA National Office
55 E Jackson Blvd, Suite 490
Chicago, IL 60604
Phone: (800) 826-3632


This list only includes those advocacy organizations that The STARR Coalition is affiliated with.  If you know of other advocacy organizations that could be included in this list, please contact us at  Thank you!