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

Learn about Art Therapy, Common Ground at Merge Gallery Event Learn about Art Therapy, Common Ground at Merge Gallery Event

Merge Studio and Gallery of Oxford will host a special “Creating Hope” presentation by Common Ground Tuesday evening, April 29 from 7-9 p.m.  The general public is invited and encouraged to attend this FREE event which will provide a better understanding of the benefits and value Common... 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

Wanted:  Volunteers for Crisis Phone line, Crisis Chat/Tex Wanted: Volunteers for Crisis Phone line, Crisis Chat/Tex

Common Ground needs you!  We’ve been selected by a national organization to train online specialists for a Crisis Text Line aimed at helping young people and we are recruiting volunteers.  One of only four agencies selected to provide the training, Common Ground is excited to participate in this... Read More

Survivors of Suicide Open Support Group Schedule Survivors of Suicide Open Support Group Schedule

Common Ground’s Survivors of Suicide Open Support Group meets on the first and third Mondays of each month.  The group runs from 7-9pm.  Check the website calendar for specific dates.  Read More →

Crisis Related Services Move to New Location Completed Crisis Related Services Move to New Location Completed

It’s  official… Common Ground’s crisis related services have moved to the new Resource & Crisis Center, which is located at  1200 N. Telegraph Rd. Bldg. 32E  Pontiac, MI  48341.  We no longer have any services at Doctor’s Hospital.  Please make a note of it. Our 24-hour... Read More

Birmingham Street Art Fair Set for Sept. 20 & 21 Birmingham Street Art Fair Set for Sept. 20 & 21

 Artists Apply now! Applications are now open on Juried Art Services. Deadline is April 22, 2014.  For more information click HERE. Common Ground’s Birmingham Street Art Fair celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2014. The fair returns to South Old Woodward, the celebrated gateway to downtown Birmingham.... Read More

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

Get the latest on Common Ground and how the agency is helping the community!

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

Do you live in Oakland, Macomb or Wayne County? The MHFA training course is FREE until September 30!

Learn about Art Therapy, Common Ground at Merge Gallery Event Learn about Art Therapy, Common Ground at Merge Gallery Event

Join us at this special event where you can learn all about Common Ground and experience a healing, hands-on activity!

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

Help erase mental health stigma…sign up for the MOMRace today!

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