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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

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

Learn More about Common Ground, How We Help Learn More about Common Ground, How We Help

You are cordially invited to take just one hour of your day to experience the impact of Common Ground!   Join us for a virtual tour of our mission and you will understand just how critical Common Ground and services it provides are to the community. The presentation consists of inspirational stories... Read More

Wish List:  Clothing Items Urgently Needed Wish List: Clothing Items Urgently Needed

When people come to Common Ground for help when they are dealing with a crisis in their lives, they sometimes don’t have the basic supplies and clothing most of us take for granted–like warm socks or footies, disposable slippers or even clean underwear.   Can you help?  We need women’s ... Read More

Next Session of Support Group Begins in March Next Session of Support Group Begins in March

The next ten-week session of the Survivors of Homicide Victims Support Group is set to begin March 19.  The support group will meet every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. at Common Ground’s Resource & Crisis Center located on the Oakland County Campus in building 32E at 1200 N. Telegraph Rd. in Pontiac.   This... Read More

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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!

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

Employees get stressed out just like anyone else!

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