Oakland County hosting free mental health counseling events

(WXYZ) — Oakland County has announced that it will host free mental health counseling and resource events this week after the deadly November 30 Oxford High School shootings.

According to a press release, the Oakland Cares Center for Counseling and Mental Health Resources will have on-site counseling, pastoral guidance and other resources Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of this week.

The locations and dates/times are as follows:

It will take place 2-7 p.m. Tuesday, December 7 at the Legacy Center, 925 N. Lapeer Rd. at Oxford 2-7 p.m. Wednesday, December 8 at the Welcome Missionary Baptist Church at 143 Oneida Street in Pontiac; and 2-7 p.m. Thursday, December 9 at the Southfield Pavilion, 26000 Evergreen Rd. in Southfield.

“We will deploy every resource at our disposal to give this community what it needs to heal. But make no mistake, no students, faculty and staff were left unharmed in this tragedy,” Oakland County Executive Director David Coulter said in a press release. A student at Oxford High School who was forced to flee violence and this is a trauma that cannot easily be erased for students, their families and the greater community.”

More information can be found here.


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