Access, Eligibility, and Screening

Oakland County residents who have Medicaid or are Medicaid eligible can be connected to public mental health services through OCHN's  non-emergency or Common Ground's emergency/crisis ACCESS points. Both ACCESS locations are in the Resource & Crisis Center at 1200 N. Telegraph Rd., Bldg. 32 E, in Pontiac, MI.


Including Substance Use Services

(248) 464-6363

Hours of Operation
Mon. & Thurs. (8 a.m. - 8 p.m.)
Tues., Wed., & Fri. (8 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

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

  • Managing the Resource & Crisis Helpline
  • Determining network service eligibility
  • Identifying follow up resources and supports
  • Authorizing psychiatric hospitalization


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