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

    Common Ground provides support for survivors of suicide loss.

    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.

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    Mental Health News

    Talk Therapy Plus Meds May Be Best for Severe Depression

    But combination isn't better than drugs alone for those with mild or chronic mood disorder, study says.

    Kids With Autism Have Extra Brain Connections, Study Says

    Too many of these 'synapses' could be a problem, but medicines might someday help prune them away.

    Many With Schizophrenia Say They're Happy: Study

    Finding is valuable, researchers say, because coping mechanisms can be taught to others.

    Childhood Mental Disability Rates Up, Study Finds

    Largest increase reported among wealthier families.