by patricia.deegan on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 9:42am

Check out this amazing 3-min video for a whirlwind tour of 13 peer run Decision Support Centers using CommonGround Software in 13 MH centers across PA.  If you are interested in starting a pee

by patricia.deegan on Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 4:00pm

I gave a keynote titled Dignity: How Do You Roar?

by patricia.deegan on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 10:48am

It's with a sad heart that we share news of the passing of our friend Susan Preffer.

by patricia.deegan on Monday, March 5, 2018 - 4:12pm

As many of us know, being overmedicated is a terrible thing. It can prevent us from using our Personal Medicine and doing the things that matter to us.

by patricia.deegan on Friday, February 23, 2018 - 4:32pm

In my opinion, all too commonly peer specialists get assimilated into working and talking just like traditional mental he

by patricia.deegan on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 10:09am

The phrase "lived experience" has been widely adopted in the peer support movement.

by patricia.deegan on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 9:54am

Peer Specialists are an emerging workforce in behavioral health.

by patricia.deegan on Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 9:33am

Peer support is powerful.  Even when we share our stories of hope through videos, they can help a peer in need.

by patricia.deegan on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 7:18am

Each month we create a new homepage in CommonGround and our Recovery Library.

by patricia.deegan on Monday, April 8, 2013 - 12:45pm

Today, many people with the lived experience of recovery, are working in paid positions in traditional behavioral health settings.

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