Corewell Health Grand Rapids Hospitals – Butterworth

Trauma can impact anyone, anytime. But when the unexpected happens, comprehensive care provided by the Corewell Health Trauma Center is something you can count on. Our multidisciplinary teams work rapidly to provide collaborative care for critical injuries, with the ultimate goal of helping patients return home with restored health and function.

Since 1991, we’ve been recognized a Level 1 trauma center by the American College of Surgeons. This prestigious clinical status has been maintained over the last three decades through a commitment to cutting edge clinical performance, research and education. We are the only Level 1 trauma center in West Michigan, and serve as the epicenter of trauma programs throughout the West Michigan region. In this position, we not only care for patients from our community, but also accept more than 1,000 transfers annually for patients who have injuries that require the expertise of our trauma teams.

Day or night, our teams are standing by, ready to provide life saving care at a moment’s notice and guide our patients through their recovery.

Upcoming Programs and Events

Trauma Survivor’s Support Group

September 27, 2024  6:00pm-7:30pm

Join us for our first in person support group for survivors who have experienced a traumatic injury. RSVP to email below to let us know you would like to attend

Contact Person
Taylor Flannigan
Email: [email protected]
2750 E Beltline NE Basement room 0043
Grand Rapids, Mi 49525

Limb loss support group

2nd Wednesday of the month  5:00pm-6:30pm 

This group is offered to individuals who have experienced limb loss and their support system. The group provides education, resources, and is a safe and supportive environment for sharing and discussion. We also offer social events throughout the year.
Contact Person
Jamie DuVerneay 
Email: [email protected]

Virtual TSN Support Group

2nd and 4th Thursday of each month

Join other survivors of physical injury during these 90 minutes virtual support group sessions led by Trauma Survivor network coordinators across the country. Reach out or check out the link for registration information.
Contact Person
Holly Alway 
Email: [email protected]

NextSteps Online

Ongoing The NextSteps program is a free 6-week self management course designed to recognize that YOU play the most important role in your recovery. based on the principles of self-management. It uses techniques that have been scientifically proven to increase one’s self confidence and sense of empowerment. NextSteps teaches you the skills to become an active self manager of your health and your life. Learn more here.

Brain Injury Support Group-Grand Rapids

1st Tuesday of the month  7 pm

Contact Person
Apoorva Ojha 
Email: [email protected]
Mary Free Bed Hospital 
350 Lafayette St. SE 
Grand Rapids ,

Smoking Cessation Programs

Corewell Health is pleased to offer tobacco and nicotine treatment services at no cost to patients and the community. Programs include Let’s Talk Tobacco, Let’s Quit Tobacco, and Let’s Stay Quit
Contact Person
Lifestyle Medicine 
Email: [email protected]
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

Stroke Support and Caregiver Support Group

4th Wednesday of the month  6:30-7:30pm

Corewell Health offers a monthly Stroke Support Group offering education, support, and resources to stroke survivors, caregivers, and members of their support system.
Contact Person
Stroke Coordinators 
Email: [email protected]
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Community Resources

Check out community resources below. For more support, please contact us

Alcoholic’s Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous provides support and resources for people who struggle with a drinking problem or substance abuse. Confidential group meetings are available throughout the United States and Canada. Use the online locator to find the group and times that meet nearest you

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Mission: Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide. Established in 1987, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of deat

American Chronic Pain Association

Since 1980, the ACPA has offered peer support and education in pain management skills to people with pain, family and friends, and health care professionals. The information and tools on this site can help you to better understand your pain and work more effectively with your health care team toward a higher quality of life.


The mission of AMPOWER is to empower and strengthen those affected by amputation or limb difference through peer mentorship, educational resources, and community events

Amputee Coalition

The mission of the Amputee Coalition is to reach out to and empower people affected by limb loss to achieve their full potential through education, support and advocacy, and to promote limb loss prevention. Resources and information for children, adults, and families.

Anxiety Resources Center

The Anxiety Resource Center, Inc. of Grand Rapids, Michigan was founded to educate the public and professional communities about anxiety disorders, including Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and OCD Spectrum Disorders; to reduce the stigma associated with these illnesses; and to provide a place that offers support, hope and inspiration.

Area Agency on Aging

AAAs assist older adults and caregivers looking for information and resources. They are experts on all aspects of aging. They provide specialized assistance on Medicare, Medicaid and health insurance issues through the MMAP program. AAAs provide Care Management, a service that assists frail elders and their families by 1) performing a thorough in-home assessment of the elder’s condition and living situation, 2) developing a care plan to assist the elder in maintaining a quality life, 3) determining if the elder qualifies for any government programs, and 4) educating the elder about the services and programs from which he or she can choose.

Brain Injury Association of America

The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) works to advance awareness, research, treatment, and education to improve the quality of life for adults and children affected by brain injury. BIAA is dedicated to increasing access to quality health care and raising awareness and understanding of brain injury. It has a network of state affiliates, local chapters, and support groups.

Caregiver Resource Network

We realize, whether caregiving is new to you or you’ve been at it for years, help along your journey is important. This site has been created to include resources in our nine county region (Allegan, Ionia, Kent, Lake, Mason, Mecosta, Montcalm, Newaygo and Osceola). Based on the topic you ask for help with a variety of resources will be provided to you including service listings, support groups, podcasts, articles covering various caregiver issues, classes and events. If you do not find what you are looking for, trying using some different key words, and/or send an email to [email protected]

Ele’s Place

Ele’s Place West Michigan is dedicated solely to helping children and teens work with and through grief. Unfortunately, the need for our services will never go away. Unresolved grief negatively affects our children and teens, contributing to alarming rates of depression, addiction, and violence. Ele’s Place West Michigan started in 2013 by offering one night of weekly programming. After 8 years, we have expanded our services to Monday and Thursday evenings serving an average of 100 grieving children and teens each week from dozens of communities. The need for our services is critical.

Gilda’s Club

Don’t grieve the death of someone in your life alone. Anyone grieving the death of someone in their life due to any cause (cancer, other illness, accident, suicide or otherwise) is welcome to take part in our grief support program. At Gilda’s Club, we’re in this together. We “get” it. Our program opportunities offer a safe place for structured and unstructured for sharing and community. It meets you where you are, when you need it, the way that works best for you. We also offer specialized, age-developmentally appropriate programing for youth (Noogieland Plus for five and under, elementary, tween and teens), family and friends, young adult, spouse with children at home and the death of a child.

Grand Rapids Center for Mindfulness

Life is hard. The stress of work, finances, relationships, and illness can be overwhelming. Learn powerful practices to find more balance in your life.

Injury and Violence Prevention

The Injury and Violence Prevention Section works with state and local partners to help Michigan communities stop injuries and violence. Here is what we do: -Collect and explain data on injury and violence -Develop and evaluate prevention programs -Provide tools, technical assistance, and information

i understand

Providing compassionate comfort and understanding for those affected by suicide or mental/brain health illness and pain.

Legal Aid of Western Michigan

Legal Aid is a nonprofit law firm providing free legal advice and representation in a broad range of areas including consumer cases, family matters, housing problems, government benefits, and much more.

NAMI of West Michigan

NAMI of West Michigan is a nonprofit organization that provides support, education, and advocacy throughout the West Michigan area on behalf of individuals and families affected by mental illness.

Network 180

Network180, Kent County Community Mental Health Authority, serves adults, youth and families seeking help with mental health, substance use or intellectual & developmental disabilities. We offer a coordinated, enhanced and more seamless experience to better provide behavioral health care and integrated primary care to community members seeking help. Enhanced services include Outpatient Services, 24/7 Crisis Hotline, 24/7 Mobile Crisis Services for adults and youth and utilization of evidence-based tools like Trauma-Informed Care, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. The first step in receiving help is to call our Access Center at (616) 336-3909. We are available 24/7, including holidays.

Phoenix Society

Phoenix Society serves burn survivors, loved ones, burn care professionals, researchers, and anyone else committed to empowering the burn community and building a safer world. Founded by Alan Breslau in 1977, Phoenix Society is now the leading national nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering people affected by a burn injury. Our seeds were planted when Alan, a burn survivor of a 1963 airplane crash, visited a young boy in a burn center shortly after his accident. There, he recognized the transformative power of peer support.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

If you have gone through a traumatic experience, it is normal to feel emotions such as distress, fear, helplessness, guilt, shame, or anger. If these symptoms don’t go away over time, you may have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Visit this website from Mental Health America to find out about PTSD and ways you can help yourself or a family member who may be suffering from PTSD

Psychology Today

Find detailed listings for mental health professionals in Michigan

Safe Haven Ministries

You are not alone. We are here to listen and provide support without judgment. Whether you want to know more about unhealthy relationships, trafficking & exploitation, developing a plan to leave, learn about ways to stay safer in a current relationship, or need a safe place to explore your situation, we are here for you whenever or however you choose.


The YWCA West Central Michigan inspires hope and healing. Where racism and sexism give rise to domestic and sexual violence, we transform lives with expert services for victims, education to end those things that fuel abuse, and public policy that translates our mission into law. With respect for the fullness of each person’s identity and the multiple facets that make up the whole of one’s experience, the YWCA’s staff work together to seamlessly connect those who come to us to the range of services they need.