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 Resource and Crisis Helpline at 1.800.231.1127 for free and confidential counseling, information and referrals.
  • Common Ground News

    Updated Support Group Meeting Schedule Now Available Updated Support Group Meeting Schedule Now Available

    Survivors of Suicide Loss Open Support Group meets at 7 p.m. twice a month at the Resource & Crisis Center.

    Mark Your Calendars:  41st Annual Birmingham Street Art Fair is Sept. 19-20 Mark Your Calendars: 41st Annual Birmingham Street Art Fair is Sept. 19-20

    Join us for a weekend of fun that raises funds to help support our programs and services!

    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.

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    Mental Health News

    Cutting-Edge Gene Tests May Improve Management of Autism

    Results could help personalize care, experts say.

    Many Say Mental Health Care Is Vital, But Often Tough to Get

    Survey of U.S. adults finds concerns about accessibility, expense.

    More American Children Diagnosed With ADHD

    U.S. Food and Drug Administration offers tips on coping with attention disorder.

    Mindfulness Therapy Might Help Ease PTSD

    Study found learning to accept disturbing memories, thoughts and feelings reduced symptoms.