Common Ground Mental Health Center : "Helping People Move From Crisis to Hope"

Common Ground, a nonprofit agency, has been helping people in need for more than 40 years.  With a core purpose of “Helping People Move from Crisis to Hope,” Common Ground is dedicated to helping youths, adults and families in crisis.  The agency’s programs provide services in three distinct impact areas.

First, responding to crisis-the agency provides 24-hour crisis telephone and face to face crisis intervention, 24-hour psychiatric emergency services and free legal services.

Second, providing safety and advocacy-the agency provides shelter and graduated apartment support for runaway and homeless youth, intervention for victims of crime and street outreach for youth living on the streets of our communities.

Third, building communities of support-the agency provides ongoing support groups and education for survivors of suicide, survivors of homicide, adolescent girls surviving sexual assault, domestic violence survivors and classes for parents of teens.

We want to help people easily find the information they need.  That’s why we are pleased to introduce our new educational Resource Library! 

Whether you need mental health related information, definitions of terms, descriptions of specific mental health related conditions or something else, we are confident you will find the information you need in our Resource Library.  If you are searching for local resources, give us a call at 800-231-1127 and we will be happy to assist you.

 
Featured Topics
Addictions. Addiction is the repeated involvement with a substance or activity, despite the substantial harm it now causes, because that involvement was (and may continue to be) pleasurable and/or valuable. More...
Addictions: Alcohol and Substance Abuse. People who become addicted to alcohol/drugs are gradually introduced and desensitized to them over a period of time. More...
Anxiety Disorders. In this topic center you'll find information on the Anxiety Disorders, including phobia (social anxiety, agoraphobia, etc.), panic disorder, generalized anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and obsessive compulsive disorder. More...
Depression: Major Depression & Unipolar Varieties. This topic center is a comprehensive overview of the unipolar mood disorders with an emphasis on the causes of and treatments for depression. More...
Domestic Violence and Rape. Domestic violence is a variety of abuse that occurs within the home, between family members or couples. More...
Family & Relationship Issues. Family and personal relationships and friendships can be very difficult to handle. We've gathered resources to help you learn about and better manage relationship problems you may be experiencing. More...
Grief & Bereavement Issues. Grief is the painful process through which people adapt to loss. Learn about stages of the grieving and working through process, how to help yourself and others through grief, and about pathological grief (when grief won't end). More...
Mental Disorders. In this family of topic centers, you will find information concerning various mental disorders. More...
Stress Reduction and Management. A comprehensive overview of how to reduce stress. We cover the nature of stress, and the many different methods people can use to reduce and manage their stress. More...
Suicide. A comprehensive overview of Suicide, addressing the nature of suicide, what to do if you are suicidal, and how to help friends or family members who are suicidal. More...

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