What we do


For 40 years, Common Ground has been dedicated to helping youths, adults and families in crisis. The agency provides a lifeline for runaway and homeless youths, families in crisis, victims of crime, people with mental illness and others in critical situations.

Common Ground serves more than 40,000 individuals per year through various programs and is supported by state and federal grants and contracts, individual and corporate contributions, the Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority and United Way for Southeastern Michigan.

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Your Support Can Help Us Fight Mental Health Stigma
Will Heininger played four years of defensive tackle at the University of Michigan and helped the Wolverines win the 2011 Sugar Bowl.  He had every reason to be happy and excited about his life and future, but he just couldn’t do it and he didn’t understand why.  [...]

Reaching Out Can Save Your Life: Nov. 22 is International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day Reaching Out Can Save Your Life: Nov. 22 is International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day

Join with a community of suicide loss survivors as we share stories of healing and hope.

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New Survivors of Homicide Victims’ Support Group Session to Begin New Survivors of Homicide Victims’ Support Group Session to Begin

For those facing the loss of a loved one due to homicide.

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