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

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

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

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

Common Ground provides support for survivors of suicide loss.

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.

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

Facility on Hendrie Street in Royal Oak is now closed. Those seeking service should call 800-231-1127.

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

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