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 80,000 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.
  • Common Ground News

    Fall, 2015 Volunteer Crisis Training Schedule Now Available Fall, 2015 Volunteer Crisis Training Schedule Now Available

    Contact Crisis Volunteer coordinator Melissa Hope for information at 248-451-2614.

    Certified Peers Provide Support to People on Journey to Recovery Certified Peers Provide Support to People on Journey to Recovery

    Peer support is about getting help from someone who has been there. Peers share with one another their experiences, strength and hope–a powerful combination for recovery.

    The Next Chapter– Check Out CG’s 2013-14 Annual Report The Next Chapter– Check Out CG’s 2013-14 Annual Report

    New Common Ground CEO Heather Rae takes over September 27, 2015.

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    Mental Health News

    Depression May Intensify Anger in Veterans With PTSD: Study

    Aggressive outbursts can unleash harm to others or to soldiers themselves, researchers say.

    Sleep Apnea May Boost Depression Risk in Men, Study Finds

    Researcher says cause and effect can't be proved, but link between the two conditions is strong.

    CDC: 1 in 10 Children Diagnosed With ADHD

    Numbers remain unchanged since 2007; boys still twice as likely to have the condition as girls.

    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder May Be Linked to Accelerated Aging

    Study says condition might not be limited to mental health problems.