by patricia.deegan on Friday, May 15, 2015 - 3:09pm
Each month we add a new homepage to Recovery Library. This month our theme was "It Get's Better" in which we explored self-acceptance, especially for those of us who carry stigmatized labels. ...
by allison.stiles on Monday, May 4, 2015 - 8:40am
There’s nothing like a good story to convey hope for recovery. We all have a story to tell. The experiences we've had on our recovery journey are full of lessons learned, obstacles overcome and...
by patricia.deegan on Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 2:30pm
This week we got a beautiful note from one of our peer specialists working in a CommonGround clinic.  She wrote:   I would like to give you some positive feedback. I have several clients...
by patricia.deegan on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 8:44am
Community Care Behavioral Health has been a great partner and champion of shared decision making.  Community Care now has 23 behavioral health program using CommonGround in peer run...
by patricia.deegan on Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 1:06pm
Each month we create a new thematic homepage in Recovery Library.  This month we chose the topic of anger.  We explored how to avoid crossing the line between anger and agression.  We...
by patricia.deegan on Friday, March 27, 2015 - 1:49pm
This week six staff at Community Care Behavioral Health completed a rigorous training course and became Certified CommonGround Specialists. CommonGround specialists are not only experts in the use of...
by patricia.deegan on Friday, March 20, 2015 - 10:09am
Here at Pat Deegan & Associates we work really hard to create materials that inspire hope for wellness and recovery.  Despite our efforts and those of so many others, the mental health...
by patricia.deegan on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 11:47am
We are pleased to welcome the Mental Health Association of South Central Kansas to our ever growing CommonGround community.  Lead by CommonGround Specialist Leslie Young and Kellie Spencer from...
by patricia.deegan on Friday, January 23, 2015 - 12:41pm
On Februrary 2, 2015 in Montreal a new film will have it's premiere: Coupable ou Malade.  It's a Canadian documentary exploring the validity of a verdict of "not guilty by reason of insanity"....
by patricia.deegan on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 1:23pm
Each month we add a new thematic homepage in our RecoveryLibrary.  This month's theme was a series of reflections on the idea that when one door closes, others open. Remember, it was Alexander...
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