Events & Classes

Upcoming Events

Suicide Prevention

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June 27 & 28| 8:30am - 4:30pm 

UP Health Systems Portage


Learn to recognize signs of suicide, offer support, and link someone at risk with resources for help.


To register, please contact Krissy Putz at 906-482-9077 or kputz@dialhelp.org. SPACE IS LIMITED.


Normally $125,  this class is only $20!


ASIST is a two-day interactive class designed to help professionals and lay people learn how to intervene to prevent immediate risk of suicide.


Funded by Communities United Against Suicide Prevention

Parenting Class

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Weekly on Thursdays, June 20 - July 25 (except July 4) | 6pm - 8pm 

Laird Township Hall 


Weekly on Thursdays, August 15 - September 12 | 6pm - 8pm 

Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College


Guiding Good Choices is a free five-week skill building workshop for parents and guardians of youth from ages 9 - 14.  It helps open up the lines of communication and creates skills to help parents and teens communicate.  It also helps to build awareness to help resist peer influences while building familial bonds and interaction.  


Register by contacting Chris at 906-482-8701 or cschuldt@dialhelp.org 


Funded by NorthCare

Support Groups

Sexual Assault

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Friday, May 31 | 6pm 

Dial Help Portage Plaza Office


Free, safe, and non-judgmental community support group for anyone who experienced sexual violence past or present, including childhood abuse. You are not alone.


***Heal with other survivors ***


Funded by the Division of Victim Services

Mental Health

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Second Wednesday of each month | 6pm

The Institute, Houghton


Free and confidential support group for people and families dealing with mental illness. Meetings are an opportunity for sharing and support. 


*** You're not alone in this ***


Email MHSGKA@aol.com with questions

Sexual Assault

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 Contact Paige with questions at 

482-9077 or psetter-hallwachs@dialhelp.org  


Free, safe, and non-judgmental phone support group for anyone who experienced sexual violence past or present, including childhood abuse. You are not alone.


***Heal with other survivors ***


 Funded by: Division of Victim Services 

Free Teen After School Club

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Contact Chris with questions at 906-482-8701 or cschuldt@dialhelp.org

Attention High Schoolers

TOP Club meets weekly for an hour and includes hands-on lessons, physical activities, and community service learning to build coping, resilience, and leadership skills. All youth who participate in the program will have the opportunity to experience lesson-related physical activities including kayaking, skiing, rock climbing, camping, and more!

Schedule

Calumet High School: Mondays from 3:45 pm to 5:00 pm at the JROTC classroom 

Ontonagon High School: Tuesdays from 3:30 pm to 4:45 pm at the library

Houghton High School: Wednesdays from 3:45 pm to 5:00 pm at Mr. Meyer's classroom

Baraga High School: Thursdays from 3:45 pm to 5:00 pm at Mrs.  Wisniewski's classroom 

Recurring Classes

Anger Management

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Three 12-week courses are held each year


A class for court-ordered individuals, or community members


Call 906-482-9077 to register


COST: $15 per class

$25 for one-on-one sessions

Alcohol Highway Safety

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One-day classes held every other month


For individuals convicted of alcohol-related driving offenses, or community members


Call 906-482-9077 to register


COST: $100 total

Nonviolent Relationship Program

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Classes meet three Mondays a month


For men who need a support group to eliminate problem behavior


 Call 906-482-9077 to register


COST: $50 for intake, $20 for each class

Free after 26 sessions

Dial Help @ Partner Events

An Afternoon on the Town

August 13 @ Michigan Tech


Learn about the businesses and non-profits in the Houghton area

Campus Open House

September 21 @ Michigan Tech


A chance for prospective students and their families to visit MTU

Career Fair

September 25 @ Michigan Tech


A chance for MTU students to meet with prospective employers and hiring firms

Winter Carnival

February 5 - 9 @ Michigan Tech


A celebration of winter that includes a snow sculpture contest

Career Fair

February 19 @ Michigan Tech


 A chance for MTU students to meet with prospective employers and hiring firms