CommonGround in the Press




Republican Herald features CommonGround Software and Peer Support in Pennsylvania





CommonGround in Psychiatric News: "Power Approach Gives Patients a Stronger Voice in Their Treatment"







CommonGround helps payers with consumer engagement.  Learn more in this executive briefing from Open Minds.







A great new article about CommonGround software being used at West Central Behavioral Health in Lebanon NH.





August 2015: Pat Deegan is recipient of the Wayne Fenton Award for Exceptional Clinical Care.





Psychiatric News


January 2014: Person centered care and shared decision making is endorsed by the President of the American Psychiatric Association. CommonGround cited as part of that solution.




October 2013: CommonGround and our partner Community Care receive the Psychiatric Services Gold Achievement Award





November 2013:  Mental Health Weekly features CommonGround and our partner Community Care.  We currently have 12 CommonGround sites with Community Care with more planned for 2014.





NPR interview with Pat Deegan about CommonGround





 CommonGround+Peer Support: Opening Important Conversations





A Look At Peer Support Within CommonGround Sites 





CommonGround wins Scattergood Foundation's Innovation Award





CommonGround was covered in Forbes Magazine Blog 10/3/12.



CommonGround is highlighted in the 2012 Annual Report of Telecare Corporation. Telecare is an early adopter of the web application that supports recovery and shared decision making.  According to executive director Anne Bakar, CommonGround operationalizes the person centered, recovery oriented practices that set Telecare programs apart in terms of excellence. 



In June of 2012, the use of CommonGround on an Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACT) in San Diego was highlighted in Mental Health Weekly 2012. The program in San Diego is run by CommonGround Champion, Telecare Corp.



In January of 2012 CommonGround made the front page of the Department of Health and Human Services Recovery to Practice newsletter.  Read more




In October 2011 CommonGround was featured in the cover story of Behavioral Healthcare magazine. Read more




The Journal of Addiction and Mental Health has published an article about CommonGround and other innovations in consumer/survivor self-management of psychiatric medications. Read more


On November 17th, 2010, an esteemed panel of judges selected CommonGround as a finalist in Ashoka Foundation's Changemakers Patients | Choice | Empowerment competition. Nearly 300 healthcare innovators from around the world submitted entries and it was a great honor to be selected as a top 10 finalist. Read more


In July of 2010, CommonGround was cited by the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Innovation (AHRQ) as a healthcare innovation. Read what AHRQ reports about CommonGround and what others say about it. Read more



Michael Lesson, MD, PhD was the first psychiatrist to use CommonGround at the Wyandot Center in Kansas. In April of 2010, Dr. Leeson presented his reflections on using CommonGround and shared decision making in his busy, urban, public sector psychiatric clinic. You can view his slides and read his remarks as presented during the SAMHSA webinar on shared decision making. Read more