Holiday Gift Idea

Mariners Inn is partnering with this holiday season. is an online gallery where visitors can purchase visual, functional, and decorative items made by US artists. 

Upon chckout, visitors can select Mariners Inn to receive 20% of the purchase amount. 

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Heart of Detroit Walk A Thon


Staff members walked for fathers on Saturday, August 6 and collectively raised $2,000 to support the mission of Mariners Inn.    It was a wonderful day to support a great cause.  Ending the walk on the field of Comerica Park was an added bonus!!

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Dispelling the Stigma

Addiction a brain disorder, not just bad behavior

WASHINGTON (AP) — Addiction isn't just about willpower. It's a chronic brain disease, says a new definition aimed at helping families and their doctors better understand the challenges of treating it.

"Addiction is about a lot more than people behaving badly," says Dr. Michael M. Miller of the American Society for Addiction Medicine.

That's true whether it involves drugs and alcohol or gambling and compulsive eating, the doctors group said Monday. And like other chronic conditions such as heart disease or diabetes, treating addiction and preventing relapse is a long-term endeavor, the specialists concluded.

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We Golfed “Fore” Fathers!

9th Annual  Golf Classic –

We Golfed “Fore” Fathers!


On Friday, June 3, 2011, Mariners Inn hosted our 9th annual golf classic at the Warren Valley Golf Course.  A record number of golfers enjoyed sunshine and mild temperatures.  Mariners Inn was proud to once again have Strategic Staffing Solutions as our corporate sponsor.


Ed Schmid Ford helped add excitement to the event with the donation of the Hole-in-One prize - a 2012 Ford Focus.  A fun time was had by all and we are pleased to report that we raised nearly $25,000 to support the mission of Mariners Inn. 


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The Gratitude List

The Recovery is Real blog is a place to share the good stuff! Sometimes we need to take a moment and realize the people and things in our life that really matter. You learn to appreciate them more when you begin to understand the role they play in your life as well as the role you play in theirs. Take a moment and think of some of the things you are grateful for. Just begin your post with, "I am grateful/thankful for..."
Come on! Lets get the ball rolling!
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MotorCity Casino Hotel Helping Hands Group Serves Up Lunch

On Wednesday, July 20, 2011 the MotorCity Casino Hotel Helping Hands group prepared and served lunch to the consumers and staff of Mariners Inn.  Helping Hands is comprised of employees of the MotorCity Casino.  With the guidance of Chef John Cortez, barbequed chicken, hot dogs, and hamburgers were prepared and a delicious meal was enjoyed by all. 


We would like to thank the following members of the Helping Hands Group:  Sabrina Burns, Dave Denomme, Chuck Cole, Chef John Cortez, Pamela Harris, Susie Stokes, Yvonne Lowe, Sutara Anderson, July Cluff, Bernice McKinley, Paul Wochrichio, Christine Liniarski, and Jacci Woods.

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Big Things Are Happening At Mariners Inn!!!

Today we had the first official shoot for our upcoming informational video. Many of our gentleman opened up and shared their story. Stay tuned for our world premiere!!!

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Mariners Inn Men Visit The Heidelberg Project in Detroit

Mariners Inn Resdiential Program consumers and Mariners Inn Case Manager, 
Bob, are pictured outside of the world-famous Heidelberg Project in Detroit, 
Michigan. Mariners Inn was given a tour of the Heidelberg Project 
on July 13, 2011 by our volunteer Michelle.

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