Art Therapy - Supplies Needed!

The Mariners Inn Art Therapy program aims to use the creative arts as a mechanism for healing. Art Therapy helps people express hidden emotions; reduces stress, fear, and anxiety; and provides a sense of freedom. Some studies have also shown that the act of creation influences brain wave patterns and the chemicals released by the brain. Art Therapy has been used with substance use, eating disorders, sexual abuse, physical disabilities, emotional ...

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Allen Ledyard Honored at Mariners Inn

Mariners Inn gratefully announces that we have received an honorarium in the amount of $10,000 from the Flinn Foundation in memory of former Mariners Inn board member and longtime supporter Allen Ledyard. "Mr. Ledyard was not only a former member of our Board of Trustees, he was truly paramount to our success as an organization. He will be missed, but never forgotten", states David Sampson, Mariners Inn CEO. In response to the Flinn Foundation's ...

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Calling All Mentors

RYPP Mentoring ProgramResidential Youth Prevention Program (RYPP)Mariners Inn is seeking men to mentor the young men in our Residential Youth Prevention Program. Many of the participants don’t have positive relationships with the men in their lives or communities. Mentors can assist them in navigating work and life, give good advice based on their own life experiences and provide an opportunity for the young men to learn how to effectively commun...

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Social Enterprise at Mariners Inn

The mission of Mariners Inn is to provide 24-hour, residential, substance abuse treatment for adult, homeless men of Southeastern Michigan, in a professional, compassionate, therapeutic environment conducive to reducing their problems of drug and alcohol addiction, thereby promoting their return to health, independence, and increased self-worth.The Social Enterprise Program provides the following:An employment opportunity for men who have little ...

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Make the Holidays Bright for the Men and Families of Mariners Inn

Adopt-a-FamilyThe men of Mariners Inn will once again adopt local needy families and spread holiday magic by fulfilling their Christmas wish lists.Through their efforts and with the help of generous donors, the men were able to adopt 20 families last year! We are looking for corporate and individual sponsors to help make this year’s Adopt-a-Family campaign an even bigger success!If you’d like to get involved, please contact Stephanie Maurice at (...

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Save the Date for Mariners Inn's 26th Annual River Rhythm Gala

Visit our River Rhythm page for more details!...

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Recovery and Responsibility- "Uplifting a Community"

Making the decision to change your life after years of use and abuse of drugs, alcohol and other mind/mood-altering chemicals, is both admirable and necessary. Recovery starts with the identification that there is a problem and the decision to do something about it. The Twelve-Steps of Alcoholics and Narcotics Anonymous is one of the most recognized and effective tools used to help combat the disease of addiction. Within the twelve-steps, there i...

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The Episcopal Diocese of Michigan and Mariners Inn

The Episcopal Diocese of Michigan, Community Service in the City, and Mariners InnThe story of the Episcopal Diocese of Michigan and the City of Detroit are intertwined. As the city has grown and changed, so has the Diocese of Michigan. Having organized its first church in the city of Detroit, now the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in 1824, the needs of city residents both within and beyond the household of the Episcopal Church became apparent. As ...

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New Art by the Men of Mariners Inn's Art Therapy Program

The legend of the dream catcher is that when you hang it in the window it will ensnare the bad dreams and allow the good dreams to flow through to the dreamer. Art therapy at Mariners Inn hopes to ensnare addiction in its creative web to allow the client to find his recovery. This dream catcher was made by one such client. In the art studio, he found new ways to manage stress and frustration that involved leathers, string, and beads instead of mo...

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Rashaun Rucker Collaboration with Mariners Inn Featured in Detroit Free Press Article

Detroit artist Rashaun Rucker, a friend and supporter of Mariners Inn, had a piece published in the Sunday, September 28, 2014 Detroit Free Press.The article discusses homelessness, addiction, and art in the city of Detroit, and highlights Mr. Rucker's collaboration with Mariners Inn.Please take a few minutes to read the article: Documenting Detroit's Homeless: An Artist's View. ...

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Mariners Inn Introduces Electronic Medical Records

Mariners Inn is pleased to announce that the organization is incorporating electronic medical records (EMR) using FYIdb.FYIdb web-based software is designed specifically for drug rehab and addiction treatment centers. FYIdb software increases the efficiency of daily operations, enhances communications and ultimately improves the quality of care provided. Mariners Inn is a leading treatment center, CARF accredited, and nationally acclaimed for its...

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