A Holiday Shopping Spree With

We all have busy lives, especially during a hurried holiday season. Making your holiday gift givingeasy, Artful Vision offers a fabulous array of beautiful, American-made gifts. Choose Higher Groundat checkout and 20% of your purchase will be donated to making the season of “it’s better to give than receive” a reality.Grab a cup of coffee and settle in to browse Artful Vision’s beautiful gift options. When you’re done, let friends and family know...

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Mariners Inn PRIDE Club

The Mariners Inn Strenthening Familes Program has established a PRIDE Club. The PRIDE Club consists of a community outreach component for the older youth of the Strengthening Families Program. Youth ages 12 to 18 participating in Mariners Inn Strengthening Families Program engage in interactive dialogue with local junior high and high school students about alcohol, tobacco, and other drug related issues, and school related issues such as bullying...

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ArtCorps Detroit Partners with Mariners Inn

Mariners Inn has a long standing partnership with Wayne State University to bring new ideas, information, and services to our clients through our partnership with their students and various academic programs. One partnership that has been particulary beneficial is our membership in ArtCorpsDetroit. ArtsCorpsDetroit is a community-based program at Wayne State University that offers service-learning courses and volunteer opportunities for students ...

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Drug & Alcohol Addiction Group Meetings Importance

Relapse of drug and alcohol abuse is the biggest deterrent for addicts failing in recovery, but this core idea can be forgotten or misplaced throughout recovery. It can be easy for those in recovery to lose focus of relapse avoidance because of all the other benefits a sober life can offer. Continued support group attendance is the sole pillar of which all other recovery theme must be.One does not lose their way from recovery support groups insta...

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Mariners Inn provides CEU Training for Counselors, Case Managers and Recovery Coaches

Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes will be facilitating workshops at Mariners Inn from Monday, September 24 – Friday, September 28, 2012. Dr. Snipes has worked in community mental health since 1991, has her PhD in counseling and education, is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, and Nationally Certified Counselor.The workshops topics are:Overview of Co-Occurring Disorders Motivational Interviewing Relapse Prevention Cognitiv...

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August 2012 Community Clean-up

Once again, the men and staff of Mariners Inn took to the streets of Cass Corridor in downtown Detroit with brooms, lawn mowers, weed-wackers and plenty of trash bags.Mariners Inn has been hosting their community clean-up on the last Friday of each month this summer. This is a conituned effort from our success with last year's "Catch the Spirit, Keep the Spirit" community clean-up efforts. In addition to its therapeutic value, we believe that thi...

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Courville Concert Choir performs at Mariners Inn!!

Retired Detroit Public Schools Vocal Teacher and current Courville Concert Choir Enrichment Program Artistic Director gets interviewed after the choir performs for men at Mariners Inn....

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Community Clean-Up

Come join us as we begin our summer clean-up onSaturday, June 30, 201210am - 12pmStaff and clients from Mariners Inn willclean up 8 streets between Henry St. & Martin Luther King Blvd (Mack) in the Cass Corridor along with volunteers and residents. We will be continuing our clean up efforts throughout the summer. Please join us to clean up or make a donation of cleaning and bottled water for the following dates:Saturday, June 30thSaturday, Ju...

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Mariners Inn visits the Detroit Insititute of Arts

The Mariners Inn Residential Program was invited back to the Detroit Institute of Arts for another season of gallery tours, arts, and crafts. Bob, the case manager, took a handful of our gentlemen to the DIA for four straight weeks in May of 2012.Each visit to the DIA started with a different gallery tour. Some of the galleries that they were able to visit were the Native-American art gallery, the African-American art gallery, and the Egyptian ar...

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Mariners Inn Featured on Detroit Non-Profits Blog

This past spring break, I was an Alternative Spring Break Detroit participant. During the week, we visited various nonprofit organizations and panel discussions. We attended a panel discussion at Mariners Inn and discussed issues within the cityrelating to hunger and homelessness. We took a tour of the facilities at Mariners Inn and I was very, very, very (yes, that many “verys”) impressed by this organization.There are a few things that I was pa...

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Growing Dreams - Mariners Inn Community Garden

This year, we started our first community garden. The video you are watching documents the men harvesting our first crop, lettuce. The purpose of the garden is to give the gentlemen a healthy, therapeutic outlet while also giving them the opportunity to contribute to one of the major issues in our community, an inability to access fresh produce....

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Demolition for future urban farm

Volunteers from Motor City Blight Busters, Starbucks and Teach for America deconstruct houses in Detroit.From The Detroit News:

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