by patricia.deegan on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 1:56pm

As mental institutions are torn down across the U.S.

by patricia.deegan on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 9:17am

Old hurts can surface during the holiday season.  I offer this video reflection as a gift to all my friends: Finding Peace Through Forgiveness.  


by patricia.deegan on Friday, September 18, 2015 - 10:36am

Those of us who survived child abuse learned to fear and "leave" our bodies. Adopting new health behaviors means daring to return to our bodies again, and rediscovering our body as a safe place.

by patricia.deegan on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 - 7:42pm

I often look to nature to find my fortitude and inspiration for recovery and wellness. I'm happy to share this meditation on hawks-in-winter with you.  Enjoy!

by patricia.deegan on Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 9:45am

In this final part of Out of the Shadows, we will see Mary's rehabilitation which includes industrial arts and plenty of sunshine and exercise.

by patricia.deegan on Friday, September 30, 2011 - 2:07pm

In part 2 of this remarkable silent film (circa 1920's) made by the superintendent of Utica State Hospital in New York, we see Mary's progress through the receiving ward as she undergoes a battery

by patricia.deegan on Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 7:26am

This is the first in a 3-part series on a remarkable silent film titled, "Out of the Shadows".

by patricia.deegan on Sunday, August 21, 2011 - 12:41pm

Fellowship Health Resources is one of our newest mental health centers using CommonGround in Pennsylvania.

by patricia.deegan on Monday, July 25, 2011 - 8:55am

Recent national studies have shown that the rate at which 2 or more antipsychotic medication

by patricia.deegan on Sunday, May 8, 2011 - 1:47pm

Sometimes people ask me why I created CommonGround. The reason I created it was to amplify people's voice in the 15-minute psychiatric medication consultation.

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