Crisis Services

Crisis Services

As an OCHN network service provider, Common Ground connects people in an emergency/crisis to public mental health and community services. Common Ground's responsibilities include:

  • Addressing the needs of all individuals in crisis, including those who have Medicaid, Medicare, Healthy MI, private insurance, or no insurance
  • Authorizing psychiatric hospitalization
  • Determining network service eligibility
  • Identifying follow up resources and supports
  • Managing the Resource and Crisis Helpline


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Oakland County Youth Mobile Crisis Team

The Oakland Youth Mobile Crisis Team, provided by New Oakland Family Centers, is available to families and individuals across Oakland County. The mobile team travels to homes, foster care homes, schools, emergency rooms, and other public places in Oakland County. The service is available for individuals 0 to 21 years of age who have Medicaid or are presumed Medicaid eligible and are experiencing a mental health crisis.

The mobile crisis service includes:

  • Assessment and coordination for continued stabilization
  • On the spot counseling by mental health professionals
  • Rapid mobile response with therapists and social work technicians who come to your location to help
  • Referrals to ongoing stabilization care and services


Call the Youth Mobile Crisis Team at 877-800-1650 for more resources.

Sober Support Unit (SSU)

The Sober Support Unit - the first step towards substance use treatment services. The SSU is located at the Resource and Crisis Center (RCC) at:
1200 N Telegraph Road
Building 32E
Pontiac, MI 48341
Phone: 248-456-8144