Common Ground

Common Ground provides a lifeline for individuals and families in crisis, victims of crime, persons with mental illness, people trying to cope with critical situations and runaway and homeless youths. Helping people in need for more than 40 years, Common Ground serves more than 70,000 individuals per year. The majority of services are free of charge and 93 percent of every dollar received goes to direct service.

Experiencing a personal or family crisis or know someone who is?
We can help. Call our 24-hour Crisis and Resource Hotline at 1.800.231.1127 for free and confidential counseling, information and referrals.
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    What the New “Service Wait List Policy” Means for CG Service Recipients What the New “Service Wait List Policy” Means for CG Service Recipients

    OCCMHA revises the way it delivers services due to funding reduction.

    Crisis Residential Unit has New Home Crisis Residential Unit has New Home

    Facility on Hendrie Street in Royal Oak is now closed. Those seeking service should call 800-231-1127.

    2012-13 Annual Report Now Available 2012-13 Annual Report Now Available

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    Mental Health News

    Gene Discoveries Could Shed New Light on Schizophrenia

    Suspect DNA often tied to neurological 'pathways' centered on brain cell communication, experts say.

    Soldiers' Use of Mental Health Services Up, Stigma Down, Study Finds

    But two-thirds who need care still don't seek it, researchers say.

    Stress May Leave You Heading to the Cookie Jar

    Worried women could be prone to weight gain, study suggests.

    Stress, Depression May Boost Stroke Risk, Study Finds

    Anger didn't seem to have an effect, researchers noted.