InTouch Fall 2015 Edition InTouch Fall 2015 Edition

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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... Read More

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

Common Ground has a new leader!  After 25 years of distinguished leadership, former CEO Tony Rothschild has now retired and Heather Rae has taken over as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of Common Ground.   Rae has been part of Common Ground for almost 5 years, joining the agency in... Read More

InTouch Newsletter Summer 2015 InTouch Newsletter Summer 2015

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Knowing the Warning Signs of Suicide Could Save a Life Knowing the Warning Signs of Suicide Could Save a Life

  People who kill themselves exhibit one or more warning signs, through what they say or what they do. The more warning signs, the greater the risk. If a person talks about: Killing themselves Having no reason to live Being a burden to others Feeling trapped Unbearable pain   A person’s... Read More

Updated Support Group Meeting Schedule Now Available Updated Support Group Meeting Schedule Now Available

Common Ground hosts the Survivors of Suicide Loss Open Support Group on the first and third Mondays of the month (unless there is a national holiday or inclement weather).  The group begins at 7 pm and is held at the Resource & Crisis Center at 1200 N. Telegraph Rd., Building 32E in Pontiac.  To... Read More

Fall, 2015 Volunteer Crisis Training Schedule Now Available Fall, 2015 Volunteer Crisis Training Schedule Now Available

  Saturday, September 19                    *Introduction/Communication Skills                       9:00am- 5:00pm Thursday, September 24                  *Crisis Theory                                   ... Read More

Certified Peers Provide Support to People on Journey to Recovery Certified Peers Provide Support to People on Journey to Recovery

Common Ground supports and salutes certified peer support specialists.  Certified peer support specialists are trained by the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) and have been successful in their recovery from mental illness and perhaps alcohol/drug dependency and are willing to share their... Read More

The Next Chapter– Check Out CG’s 2013-14 Annual Report The Next Chapter– Check Out CG’s 2013-14 Annual Report

As CEO Tony Rothschild concludes his final year, Common Ground is building on the accomplishments and lessons learned during his 25 years of leadership.   His retirement on September 26, 2015 signals the end of an era, one that was filled with growth and achievement for Common Ground.    It is... Read More

2016 Crisis to Hope Mission Tour Schedule Now Available 2016 Crisis to Hope Mission Tour Schedule Now Available

Take a closer look at the many life-changing programs & services Common Ground offers to the community, through stories and testimonials. Learn why Common Ground was named the Best Managed Non-Profit by Crain’s Detroit! This informative and inspirational program will be the best hour of your day!... Read More

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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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