Overdose death is preventable! Know how to reverse an overdose using Narcan and do your part to save a life.
COPE provides *FREE* overdose prevention trainings and *FREE* Narcan kits to residents of Southwest Michigan.
COPE Network provides resources and a supportive space for substance using and recovery communities in Kalamazoo, Michigan. We aim to provide unique programming outside of common 12-step or abstinence based models of recovery support. We also aim to provide evening and weekend programming, as well as social and recreational programming to foster supportive communities and allow participants to explore new activities in a healthy and welcoming environment. Our programs are open to everyone 18+ regardless of substance use history, for free or for a low cost.
Attendance at our classes and meetings is acknowledged by the Kalamazoo Drug Courts.
COPE distributes free Naloxone (Narcan) kits and provides free trainings on overdose prevention.
Check this page for detailed descriptions of our regular classes and support group meetings.
Classes and Meetings
Kalamazoo Harm Reduction is a program that distributes free harm reduction supplies like sterile syringes to registered participants.
Kalamazoo Harm Reduction
COPE employs licensed Recovery Coaches, a Trauma Recovery Coach, and a certified ACES (Adverse Childhood Experiences Study) trainer.
Trauma and Recovery Resources
Licensed therapist Lori Erk meets with scheduled clients in an office at our Kalamazoo building. For more information about her services, click here.
Therapy with Lori Erk
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Before one of COPE's Coffee and Canvas events
COPE Network goal is to provide Southwest Michigan with substance use and recovery resources that are rooted in harm reduction and trauma informed philosophies in an effort to equip people with the tools they need to meet their own definition of success.
COPE's long term vision also includes running a free space offering a variety of recreational, personal growth, and community building activities.
Donating to COPE Network supports our current programs while allowing us to grow and make our vision a reality.
*We are a licensed non-profit 501(c)(3) and donations to us are tax deductable.