by patricia.deegan on Monday, June 16, 2014 - 6:54pm
Do you remember playing the game "Telephone"?  One person would whisper a message to the person sitting next to them in the circle, and that person would pass it along to the next person.  ...
by on Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 1:13pm
On Tuesday I was invited to visit a relatively new CommonGround site, the PATH outpatient program in Philadelphia. This is my first time writing on the PDA blog. I'm Elliot Murphy, I've worked on...
by patricia.deegan on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 8:31am
If you missed last night's show, here is a link to see Anderson Cooper undergoing the simulation of hearing distressing voices developed by Pat Deegan.  Interested in purchasing the Hearing...
by allison.stiles on Monday, June 9, 2014 - 5:12pm
Exciting news! Pat will be discussing the Hearing Distressing Voices Simulation on Anderson Cooper 360º tonight (6/9/14) - starting at 8pm. This is a great opportunity to spread the message of...
by patricia.deegan on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 8:24am
CommonGround is a web application that supports recovery, wellness and shared decision making.  We are proud to announce that there are now 57 programs using CommonGround across the United...
by patricia.deegan on Monday, June 2, 2014 - 3:54pm
Each month we add a new homepage to our Recovery Library.  As you can see, our June homepage focuses on the theme of speaking up during appointments.  Most of us find that being passive and...
by patricia.deegan on Friday, November 1, 2013 - 2:01pm
COMHAR began using CommonGround in February, 2013 in their CIRC (Community Integrated Recovery Center).  Now they have expanded the use of CommonGround to their busy...
by patricia.deegan on Friday, October 11, 2013 - 4:17am
CommonGround and our long time partner, Community Care Behavioral Health, received the 2013 Psychiatric Services Gold Achievement Award from the American Psychiatric Association.  Community Care...
by patricia.deegan on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 3:54pm
On October 5,  CommonGround received the Scattergood Foundation's 2013 Innovation Award at the 200th Anniversary Gala in Philadelphia.  I was accompanied by my partner Deborah Anderson and...
by patricia.deegan on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 9:04am
Last week I was presented with a lifetime achievement award by the New York Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services (NYAPRS).  My friends Sally Zinman, Jacki McKinney and Gayle...
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