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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    Mental Health News

    Work Steals Valuable Sleep Time, Study Finds

    Flexible start times, less late-night TV would help solve America's problem, experts say.

    Abnormalities Found in Brains of Young Bipolar Patients Who Try Suicide

    Scans found evidence of less connection between areas that control emotion, motivation and memory.

    Study Finds Need for Improved Schizophrenia Care

    As many as 4 in 10 seeking help after first episode are medicated inappropriately, researchers say.

    Nearly 1 in 12 Americans Struggles With Depression, Study Finds

    But, just a third of severely depressed people have sought help.