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.
  • Common Ground News

    International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is Nov. 22 International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is Nov. 22

    Join with a community of suicide loss survivors as we share stories of healing and hope.

    New Survivors of Homicide Victims’ Support Group Session to Begin New Survivors of Homicide Victims’ Support Group Session to Begin

    For those facing the loss of a loved one due to homicide.

    Updated Schedule of SOS Support Group Sessions Now Available Updated Schedule of SOS Support Group Sessions Now Available

    The first group on Sept. 1 is rescheduled to Sept. 15 due to the Labor Day Holiday.

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    Mental Health News

    ADHD Can Hamper School Performance as Early as 2nd Grade, Study Says

    Researchers report problems with reading, math, social skills.

    Behavioral Therapy Deemed Best for Social Phobia

    But finding a specialist isn't easy, experts say.

    Special Therapy May Help Relieve 'Complicated Grief'

    Standard depression treatment is less successful after a loved one dies, study finds.

    Study: Family-Based Therapy Can Aid Those With Anorexia

    Teaching parents to help their children with eating behaviors may lead to faster weight gain, researchers say.