FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is Our Place?
Our Place is a drop-in center, a place where those with mental illness can go for companionship, peer support, activities, and a hot lunch every day—all for free.
Where is Our Place?
We're located at 205 Max Luther Dr., Huntsville, Alabama, 35811 (off of North Parkway).
What is Our Place's mission?
Our mission is to promote Realistic Recovery based on Respect, Relationships, and Responsibility through Socialization, Peer Support, and Recreation.
Who can attend?
Adults receiving professional treatment for mental illness are welcome.
Does Our Place provide treatment?
While we don't provide treatment, attendees can benefit from interacting with peers in a judgement-free zone (and with specially trained Peer Support Specialists).
HOURS OF OPERATION
Mon - Fri: 10am - 4pm
Come visit! (But please wear a mask.)
SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES
Feel free to drop in any time to socialize, play cards, watch TV, read, and use the computer lab or free WiFi. Lunch is served at 12 noon.
In addition, you can partake in the following scheduled classes and activities, which are optional.
Poetry and Creative Writing Class
MORE ABOUT OUR PLACE HUNTSVILLE
Our Place is a 501(c)(3) organization. It is cooperatively funded by the Alabama Department of Mental Health, grants, and private donations. It is a freestanding and independently operated facility; it is planned, developed, and governed by an incorporated board of directors and Members according to Members' expressed needs and desires.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance [TEMPORARILY CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19]
Every Thursday evening from 6:00 - 7:30, Our Place hosts a meeting for the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, a support group for those with any type of mental illness.
The group is neither therapy, treatment, nor a 12-step program. Rather, it is a place for those with mental illness to share their struggles while gaining insight and understanding. The focus is on providing each other with positive and constructive feedback.
RELAX & SOCIALIZE IN A CASUAL SETTING
LEARN PRACTICAL LESSON ABOUT PLANNING, BUDGETING, AND WORKING
PARTICIPATE IN A VARIETY OF FUN ACTIVITIES!
Would you like to support our efforts?
“Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.”
The Founders of Our Place,
Dr. James and Mrs. Mary Reeder
CONTACT OUR PLACE HUNTSVILLE
205 Max Luther Dr.
Huntsville, AL 35804