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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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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