Client Receives “New Lease on Life” Client Receives “New Lease on Life”

Jamie has suffered panic attacks his entire life. Living undiagnosed – he dealt with the attacks as part of his daily routine – until one day shortly after his 30th birthday. Departing from the office building where he worked, he suddenly found it impossible to make the descent to the ground floor.... Read More

Teen Gets Life Back on Track with CG Support Teen Gets Life Back on Track with CG Support

After graduating from high school Phyllis was forced to leave her job and her friends behind when she and her mother moved. The 17-year-old resented her mother’s decision, pushing their already rocky relationship to breakpoint. What was once arguing escalated to intense physical encounters. “If I... Read More

Counseling Helps Survivor Grieve, Move Forward Counseling Helps Survivor Grieve, Move Forward

“I hope it’s not someone I know,” Rita said, referring to her mother’s killer. However, it was someone Rita knew that stabbed her 92-year-old mother or “Granny,” as her close friends called her, Memorial weekend 2004 in Highland Twp. The police detectives on her mother’s case referred Rita... Read More

Homeless Youth Finds Security, Purpose with CG Help Homeless Youth Finds Security, Purpose with CG Help

At age 14, Armon was living on the streets stealing to survive. For his crimes he spent five years in a juvenile detention facility. Upon his release, he thought he had no other option but to return to the streets and, if he was lucky, occasionally a friend’s couch. Then he was introduced to Common... Read More

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Oakland County Youth Suicide Prevention Community Forum Oakland County Youth Suicide Prevention Community Forum

Please join the Oakland County Youth Suicide Prevention Task Force on Friday May 20 from 8:30 am – 12:00 pm for a Community Forum. Click HERE to register.

Register MHFA Training Register MHFA Training

New dates are available for Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) trainings. In MHFA training, Common Ground’s certified instructors will teach you how to provide the initial help to someone showing symptoms of mental illness or a mental health crisis.

Next Survivors of Homicide Victims’ Support Group Dates! Next Survivors of Homicide Victims’ Support Group Dates!

This FREE ten-session group features 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.  The new group begins March 23, 2016 and meets every Wednesday from 7 p.m. until […]

myStrength App from Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority myStrength App from Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority

We all struggle with our moods at times. Anxious or depressive thoughts can weigh us down. Some of us may struggle with drugs or alcohol. Seeking help and focusing on your mental health is important.
Now you can use web and mobile tools to help you get better and stay mentally strong.
myStrength is confidential – just […]

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