Support Group



Thumb Opioid Response Consortium was formed to address opioid and substance use in the rural communities of the Thumb Region of Michigan, by leveraging existing resources to enhance prevention, treatment, and recovery efforts. 

Comprised of over 20 organizations, we work together to increase awareness and combat stigma of addiction. 

Support Group


Deckerville Community Hospital

Great Lakes Bay Health Center

Harbor Beach Community Hospital

Hills & Dales General Hospital

Huron Behavioral Health

Huron County Health Department

Huron County Intermediate School District

Lapeer County Community Mental Health

Lapeer County Health Department 

List Psychological Services

Marlette Regional Hospital

McKenzie Health Systems

McLaren Caro Region

Michigan Rural EMS Network

Peer 360

Sanilac County Community Mental Health

Sanilac County Health Department

Sanilac County Intermediate School District

Sanilac Medical Services

Tuscola Behavioral Health Systems

Tuscola County Health Department

Tuscola County Intermediate School District

Recovery is Possible 

Recovery from Substance use and Opioid Use Disorder is possible. In recognition of this, Thumb Opioid Response Consortium would like to show you a version of recovery from two people in our community. You can hear the recovery story from the side of someone who is personally in recovery as well as a family member of someone in recovery. To get more information on recovery for yourself or someone you love, contact the Thumb Opioid Response Consortium! Website: Email:

Meet The Team

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Project Director

Shauna Booms

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Kaileigh Melnik

Prevention Specialist

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Kay Balcer

Data Coordinator

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Cheryl Hieber

Outreach Specialist