An Intern’s Experience Working at Common Ground An Intern’s Experience Working at Common Ground

Walking into the Telegraph Administration Building for the first time since I interviewed, I was admittedly a little nervous.  Though I had interned before, I was new to the environment of a non-profit agency.   As it turns out, the day could not have served as a better introduction to the agency,... Read More

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Common Ground Salutes Fallen Warrior Common Ground Salutes Fallen Warrior

Gabriel Werba, former board member and longtime supporter of Common Ground passed away recently after a brief illness.  He played a key role in defining the vision, direction and longevity of the agency.   Volunteers are the foundation upon which Common Ground was built more than 40 years ago. ... Read More

November is National Runaway Prevention Month November is National Runaway Prevention Month

It’s National Runaway Prevention Month!At Common Ground, the Sanctuary’s 3-week residential program helps youths avoid running away by giving them a safe environment while working to reunify them with their families.  Another residential program, A Step Forward, provides transitional living... Read More

The Fall Newsletter Is Now Available The Fall Newsletter Is Now Available

The Fall edition of In Touch, Common Ground’s community newsletter, is now available in print and online. Some of the informative articles in this issue include:   Second Annual Circle of Hope Breakfast Engages Community Special Gift Made by Clients a Hit with Breakfast Attendees CG Staffer... 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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