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Whether you're struggling with a particular issue, or just can’t shake the feeling that there should be more to life, SOOAR can help. We provide a caring environment in which you can identify and explore those issues that may be getting in the way of a more rewarding home, life, or career by providing you with insights and tools you need to move beyond old, limiting beliefs and behaviors. We provide youth, families, professionals, public officials, communities, and organizations with programs, information, and resources to prevent substance abuse and behavioral health issues. We offer a variety of services including:

  • Substance use prevention
  • Student assistance programs
  • Life skills coaching
  • Financial literacy
  • Problem ID and referral services
  • Community mobilization
  • Cultural competency
  • ​Human trafficking awareness and prevetnion
  • Suicide prevention
  • And more...

Our programs involve the application of multiple components that focus on the individual, family, and community. Through a combination of techniques, we will help you identify limiting beliefs and outmoded coping mechanisms that may be standing in your way. Many clients report progress due to the effective approaches we employ. All communications associated with our services are kept strictly confidential unless prohibited by law.

Our services

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our mission

Our work is all dedicated to encouraging, enlightening, and empowering individuals, families, and communities stimulating positive personal change which leads to more productive lives.

We care

No need is too small and no voice is too quiet to be heard. We will devote the time and energy necessary to educate, advocate, and help.

frequently asked questions

Is there a cost?
Most of our service are free through funding form the Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority.

What days are you open?
We are open Monday through Friday. Youth groups are held primarily after school. Please call  734-697-9511 or email us at info@sooar-nonprofit to set up an appointment..

Am I or my child eligible for service?
Eligibility is determined after the initial screening is completed.

How are clients referred?
Clients are referred by principals, social workers, parents, friends, and other agencies. Clients can also contact the agency directly for assistance.



We have the cause, you have the effect. No matter how young or old, you can always break the mold.