47431 State Highway M26, Houghton, Michigan 49931, United States

(906) 231-0734

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Free after school club

TOP Club

 Summer schedule hours vary by week--please contact Chris for the current schedule at  906-482-8701  or teenoutreachprogram@dialhelp.org 


TOP Club meets weekly for an hour and includes hands-on lessons, activities, and community service to build resilience and leadership skills


All teens who participate will have the opportunity to be part of activities including kayaking, skiing, rock climbing, camping, and more!


Partners: Baraga County CTC, Houghton/Keweenaw CTC, Ontonagon County CTC


Funded by Portage Health Foundation

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upcoming events

Do It for Daniel

September 17 @  5:30pm - 7:00pm

MTU Fisher 135 - FREE


Join us for a documentary about a young man named Daniel Olson, a member of the 2012 Ishpeming varsity football team, and his battle with depression.  Since Daniel's death, his father, Coach Jeff Olson, continues to speak about Daniel's experiences.

QPR Suicide Prevention Training

September 18 & September 20 @ 6pm - 8pm 

MTU Memorial Building: Superior Room - FREE


Learn the warning signs of a suicide crisis, and how to use three important steps for responding to a suicide crisis.  Thank you to instructor Lauren Kirwin for volunteering her time!


Funded by Superior Health Foundation

Parade of Nations @ MTU

September 21 @ 11am

Parade starts near the Finnish-American Heritage Center on Quincy Street - FREE


The CTC will be decorating a float for the parade. Contact us for more information on how you can help with decorations or participate in the float the day of the parade.

Live for Tomorrow

September 28 @ 9:30am - 11:30am

Chutes & Ladders - FREE


Join us for a walk from the Chutes & Ladders park to the field by Super 8 Houghton to help us raise awareness around suicide prevention.  Thank you sponsors!


We are also participating in a UP-Wide event; learn more by clicking here.

Coalition Coaching Zoom Meeting

September 30 @ 3pm - 4pm


Join Gery Shelafoe, Certified Prevention Consultant, for information about the Youth Involvement Work Group. Learn how to increase youth participation in your coalition, key tasks of the work group, and open Q&A. 


Register: www.UPCNetwork.org/members 

Middle School Lock-In

October 25 @ 7pm - October 26 @  7am

Finlandia University - $5 (fee may be waived)


For 6th to 8th graders. The event will begin at Respawn at 7pm. Students will be bussed to the Finlandia gym at 10 pm for the lock-in.   The goal is to demonstrate that there are safe ways to have FUN without the use of substances, and educate them on the dangers of substance use.