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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    On Giving Tuesday On Giving Tuesday

    Your Support Can Help Us Fight Mental Health Stigma
    Will Heininger played four years of defensive tackle at the University of Michigan and helped the Wolverines win the 2011 Sugar Bowl.  He had every reason to be happy and excited about his life and future, but he just couldn’t do it and he didn’t understand why.  [...]

    Reaching Out Can Save Your Life: Nov. 22 is International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day Reaching Out Can Save Your Life: Nov. 22 is International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day

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

    Latest Edition of Community Newsletter Now Available Latest Edition of Community Newsletter Now Available

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    Mental Health News

    1 in 5 U.S. Adults Dealt With a Mental Illness in 2013

    Federal official urges people to seek treatment to 'restore their well-being.'

    Emotional Stress Affects Women's Hearts

    Mental stress test shows blood flow reduction among younger women compared to men and seniors, researchers report.

    ADHD Stimulant Drug Abuse Common Among Young Adults: Survey

    Reasons for misuse include pressure to succeed at school or work.

    Soldiers Hospitalized for Mental Illness Face Raised Suicide Risk, Study Shows

    Most vulnerable period is the year after they are discharged from treatment, researchers report.