Crisis Intervention & Recovery Team Genesee County
Common Ground’s Crisis Intervention Recovery Team (CIRT) provides recovery oriented mobile crisis intervention to people where they are, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The team serves those experiencing a mental health crisis, helping to de-escalate the crisis situation and link the individual or family to services that will meet their needs. Service is provided to all who are experiencing a mental health crisis in Genesee County, regardless of income, insurance or permanent residence. In-patient hospitalization is viewed as a last resort intervention and only appropriate when the safety of the individual and/or others cannot be ensured. The team will meet with the person in crisis anywhere in the community that is deemed safe. Persons in crisis may call 810-257-3740.
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Common Ground Saving Taxpayers Money
Common Ground saves taxpayers’ money by providing other options for people that require mental health services. 40% of adults with mental illness are arrested at some point in their life – almost half of them had not committed a crime! In 2015, Common Ground helped 431 people avoid unnecessary incarceration and thus, saved Oakland County […]
New 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 February 8, 2017 and meets every Wednesday from 7 p.m. until […]
Legal Clinic Holiday Closures
The evening session of the Legal Clinic will be closed on Tuesday December 27, 2016 and Tuesday January 3, 2017. Please inform all callers to the crisis line seeking legal services or any other contacts through other means.
No Legal Clinic Sessions on 11/22 and 11/24
However, please note that the clinic will be open for the morning session, at the Oakland County Law […]
Due to the Thanksgiving Holiday, there will be no legal clinic sessions this week. Next week, the clinic will resume normal operations.
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Have a great holiday!