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

The next session of Common Ground’s Survivors of Homicide Victims’ Support Group is scheduled to begin October 22, 2014. This is a 10-session support group with structured topics and guest speakers to provide support to those facing the loss of a loved one due to homicide.    The group... Read More

Agency’s Signature Fundraiser Celebrates 40th Year Agency’s Signature Fundraiser Celebrates 40th Year

  Common Ground’s Birmingham Street Art Fair, which is the agency’s signature fundraiser, celebrates 40 years in 2014!  Scheduled for Saturday September 20 thru Sunday, September 21 in downtown Birmingham along Old Woodward Ave, the fair offers lots of fun, beautiful art to purchase and... Read More

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

Common Ground’s Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Groups provide outreach, support and information to those who have lost a loved one to suicide.  The Open Group provides comfort, strength and hope in an open group setting with fellow survivors and trained peer facilitators. This group meets the... Read More

What the New “Service Wait List Policy” Means for CG Service Recipients What the New “Service Wait List Policy” Means for CG Service Recipients

As a result of a $20 million cut to its general fund, Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority (OCCMHA) recently announced a new “Service Wait List Policy” for all persons requesting out-patient services from OCCMHA that require the use of General Fund resources, and whose service... Read More

Crisis Residential Unit has New Home Crisis Residential Unit has New Home

Yesterday’s move of Common Ground’s Residential Unit completes the agency’s move of its crisis related services to the Resource and Crisis Center, located at 1200 N. Telegraph Rd., building 32E in Pontiac.  Beginning today, the facility that formerly housed the program, located on... Read More

Consumer Advisory Council Meetings Consumer Advisory Council Meetings

Common Ground’s Consumer Advisory Council (CAC) meets the first Wednesday of each month from 11am-1pm at the Resource and Crisis Center.  Guests are welcome.  Please call Sean Sylvester at 248-451-3789 for more information.   Wednesday, May 7 Wednesday, June 4 Wednesday, July 2 Wednesday,... Read More

2012-13 Annual Report Now Available 2012-13 Annual Report Now Available

Common Ground’s annual report to the community for financial year 2012-13 has been published and is now available to view online.   Find out how many people we helped, get descriptions of our programs and services and read about our Legal Clinic and dedicated volunteers, plus much more!   Click ... Read More

Register Now for Next MHFA Training Register Now for Next MHFA Training

Have you ever encountered someone in a mental health crisis? Would you know what to do? You may know CPR or the Heimlich maneuver. You can call 911. But would you know how to administer first aid in a mental health crisis? Could you recognize suicidal thoughts or behaviors?   In Mental Health First... Read More

Mind Over Matter:  Fighting Stigma Connected to Mental Illness, Suicide Mind Over Matter: Fighting Stigma Connected to Mental Illness, Suicide

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, so what better way to show your support than running or walking in the 9th annual Mind Over Matter (MOM) Race!  Common Ground supports and receives funding from the MOMRace, which was started in 2006 by the children of Gail Boledovich, who lost their mom to suicide... Read More

Compassion Fatigue Training Offered to Support CG Staff Compassion Fatigue Training Offered to Support CG Staff

One of Common Ground’s core values is compassion. However, our employees’ continuous exposure to intense crises can lead to burnout  and stress.  To ensure resilience and durability in our staff’s compassion, we are offering a free three-day special training on “Compassion Fatigue” through... Read More

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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.

Agency’s Signature Fundraiser Celebrates 40th Year Agency’s Signature Fundraiser Celebrates 40th Year

Volunteer for the Birmingham Street Art Fair! Call 248-451-8150 for more information.

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.

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.

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