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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Mark Your Calendars:  41st Annual Birmingham Street Art Fair is Sept. 19-20 Mark Your Calendars: 41st Annual Birmingham Street Art Fair is Sept. 19-20

Join us for a weekend of fun that raises funds to help support our programs and services!

Call for Entries: Healing Power of the Arts Call for Entries: Healing Power of the Arts

A traveling “all media” show featuring local artists who have used art as a healing tool. Great news– the deadline has been extended!

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

Contact Crisis Volunteer coordinator Melissa Hope for information at 248-451-2614.

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

Peer support is about getting help from someone who has been there. Peers share with one another their experiences, strength and hope–a powerful combination for recovery.

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