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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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 […]

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.

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