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Community Mental Health Events

Oakland County Suicide Prevention Task Force- In the aftermath of the recent tragedy at Oxford High School, there will be three mental health outreach events throughout the county next week:

  • GLIO Counseling Group- GLIO is offering a student support group this Friday, December 10 from 4pm-5:30pm at their office. Group attendance will be maxed at 10 students per group, with two clinicians. If the Friday group fills up, they may add more group times on Saturday, and will continue to offer groups based on student interest throughout the next few weeks. If a student is interested in participating in a group, please call the office 248-572-7002 to sign up.​
  • Counseling and Energy Healing- Free to all Oxford High School students and staff, a day of healing will be hosted at Beyond Mindful Counseling and Wellness Center on December 11 from 11am to 5pm. The healing practices include counseling, body code, reiki, healing touch, yoga, massage and infra-red sauna. For more information, click here to view the flyer.​
  • The Giving Tree Collective/Soothe Your Soul- The Giving Tree Collective is offering free yoga and meditation sessions to all Oxford High School students, staff, and parents, as well as first responders and all Oxford Meijer employees. The free sessions will run from December 8 to December 15. Those interested can click here to view the schedule and registration info.

Helpful Links

Crisis Lines

  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline:                  1-800-273-8255

  • Common Ground Crisis Line:                              1-800-231-1127

  • Common Ground Text Line:                           Text HELLO to 741741

  • Michigan Crisis & Access Line:               Call or Text 1-844-446-4225

  • Okay2Say Hotline:                                                855-565-2729

  • Okay2Say Text Line:                                                  652729

  • SAMHSA's National Helpline:                            1-800-662-4357

  • SAMHSA's Disaster Distress line:            Call or text 1-800-985-5990

Counseling Centers

  • Willows Edge- Offering free, one-on-one grief counseling for the community through next week (12/10/21). Those interested can contact admin@willowsedge.net, or call (248) 834-0614 with the client's name, phone number, birthday, and address. Crisis sessions are free, and if a patient wishes to continue, payment options can be discussed (insurances, private pay, continued pro bono services as able with an intern, etc.)

  • Lillybrook Counseling Services- They are running a free group therapy for the students in Oxford starting December 7th from 8pm to 9pm at the Legacy Center. It is a free, 6 week, open-group therapy for the purpose of processing trauma alongside relevant psychoeducation on trauma, trauma responses, emotion regulation, and anxiety reduction techniques. Capacity is limited to 10 students and those who wish to attend can call 248-250-6620 or email contact@lillybrookcs.com to reserve their spot.

    • If there is enough demand, they will open up some more locations that have been offered to use. A possible parent's group may begin soon.​

  • Insight Counseling Services- Offering Free Support Group Therapy to all Oxford High School students. This 8 week group starts December 11th and runs from 10am to 11am, and is facilitated by Michael Joy (MA, LPC). The group will be hosted at the Insight Counseling Services building. The group is limited to 10 students per session, call ahead by December 10th to register.​​

  • Yearego Professional Counseling- Lauren Yearego is offering extended hours for free crisis counseling appointments. Those interested can book directly into her calendar by using this link: www.yearegopc.com/oxfordhighschool-crisis-counseling​​

  • Sollars & Associates- Currently accepting new referrals and also have a group of about forty therapists who have offered to provide pro bono counseling for students, staff, parents, and first responders affected by the tragedy that took place at Oxford High School.​​​​​​

  • ​Therapy Services of Clarkston Counseling Center- Currently accepting new patients with immediate openings for both in person and telehealth. ​There are a number of grief counselors with about 20 years of experience each. They have flexible appointment times, with openings on Saturdays and Sundays. They accept a number of insurance, including Medicaid. 

  • Lake Orion Counseling Center- Providers are offering extended appointment hours for appointments in wake of the shooting at Oxford High School.​

  • Great Lakes Psychology Group- Providers are offering services at free or reduced rates to Oxford residents​

  • Brain Center of Michigan- ​staff at the Brain Center of Michigan in Clarkston is available for anyone needing to talk about what happened.

  • Oakland County Community Healthhttps://www.oaklandchn.org/