Fibromyalgia Support & Education Group

at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, est. 1997


St. John Macomb Oakland Hospital

Medical Education Center* (One-story brick building detached from main hospital on 12 Mile Road)

12000 East 12 Mile Road (located at the corner of 12 Mile Road & Hoover)

Warren, MI 48093-3570

*The building’s main doors face Hoover. Enter through these doors and our meeting room is immediately to your right.


Second Monday of every month unless noted

7-9 PM (Newcomers welcome at 6:30 for an orientation and questions)


$15 Annual Dues. First meeting is free. Friends and family members welcome.

Group contact information:

Sharon Waldrop, President & Founder

Ph: 248-885-4673




Mail: PO Box 1876, Royal Oak, MI 48068

Are you deaf or hearing impaired? American sign language interpreters are available for most meetings. Please contact us at least 5 days in advance to request interpreters.

2018 Meeting Schedule*:

January 8 - Holiday Dinner at Julianos. Registrations required. Please contact us to register.

February 12 - What Your Specialist Needs to know - Sharon Waldrop

March 12 - How to get a better night of sleep. Featured speaker: Dr. Roehrs, Director of Research at the Sleep Disorders and Research Center at Henry Ford.

April 14 - (10:30 AM - 12:30 PM) Coffee & Conversation - Managing fibromyalgia symptoms

May 14 (6:30 PM - 9 PM) - 17th Fibromyalgia Awareness Day featuring Daniel Clauw, MD.

June 11 - Topic - coming soon

July/August   - Date & topic to be announced

September 10 - September is Chronic Pain Awareness Month

Save the dates: October 8, November 12, December 10

2017 Meeting Schedule*:

January 9 - Holiday Dinner at Julianos. Registrations required. Please contact us to register.

February 8 - Hypnotherapy for fibromyalgia featuring Cheryl Beshada, certified medical hypnotherapist at St. John Hospital Valade Healing Arts Center.

March 13 - How to be prepared for disasters when you have a chronic illness with guest speaker Ron Mesic.

April 10 - Answering your questions on fibromyalgia

April 29 (Saturday) - 16th Michigan Fibromyalgia Awareness Day

May - No meeting due to Awareness Day Conference

June 12 - What your specialists need to know about fibromyalgia

July  10 - Topic to be announced

August - No meeting- do something special just for you!

September 11 - September is Chronic Pain Awareness Month

October 9 - Speaker to be announced

November 12 - Wine & Laugh 20th Anniversary Party at Michigan Wine By The Bottle

November 13 - No meeting due to Anniversary Party

December 11 - Topic to be announced

*Check back with us for updates.  Meetings and topics subject to change and updates