Support Groups

Love & Logic Support Group – Six week program for parents of teens and pre-teens that combines discussion, video, support and guest speakers.

Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group– Provides outreach, support and information to those who have lost a loved one to suicide.  We provide three different formats in addition to individual sessions by appointment only.  To register, schedule an individual session or  for more information call Amelia Lehto at 248-451-2613 or email her at

Open Group:  Comfort, strength and hope in an open group setting with fellow survivors and trained peer facilitators, are held the first and third Mondays of every month, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Individual Session:  Provides a space for the person or family to share their loss, learn more about surviving the suicide loss of a loved one and resources that may be available locally and nationally.  By appointment only, please call 248-451-2613 and/or email

Survivors of Homicide Victims Support Group-A 10-week support group with structured topics and guest speakers to provide support to those facing the loss of a loved one due to homicide.  This is a closed group after the second session so prior registration is helpful to ensure cohesiveness.  A new group begins September 16, 2015.  The group is free and meets every Wednesday from 7 pm to 9 pm.  The sessions take place at Common Ground’s Resource and Crisis Center in the Oakland County Service Center complex located at 1200 North Telegraph Rd. in building 32 East.  For more information please contact Vivian Steinhilper at 248-451-2622 or email her at

Growth & Healing Group-This  free 10-week empowerment group is open to girls between ages 13 and 17 who have experienced sexual abuse, childhood sexual abuse, date rape or incest.  This group meets Mondays.  Contact Charlette Adams  at 248-451-2621 to register or get more information.


Common Ground News

InTouch Fall 2015 Edition InTouch Fall 2015 Edition

Sometimes, when individuals arrive at Common Ground for help during a mental health crisis, their only expectation is to be hospitalized. But according to Lynne Stillwell, associate manager of OACIS, the agency offers much more than that.

In fact, Common Ground provides a broad continuum of programs and services that are designed especially to help individuals learn to manage their own challenges, develop coping strategies and continue to live independently in the community.

Common Ground Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement Common Ground Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

Common Ground Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement
 Pledges to Expand the Hours of Operation for Crisis Text Service
 BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI, NOVEMBER 23, 2015 – Common Ground has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. This year, Common […]

Common Ground Welcomes New CEO Heather Rae Common Ground Welcomes New CEO Heather Rae

Rae will help Common Ground continue to grow and innovate.

InTouch Newsletter Summer 2015 InTouch Newsletter Summer 2015

Volunteer Finds Her Passion Answering Common Ground’s Resource and Crisis Line.
Vickie Kennedy had no idea she could be a crisis counselor on Common Ground’s Resource and Crisis Helpline. After all, she is a survivor of domestic violence and never considered that her experience could help others. But that is exactly what happened.

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