How CommonGround is Used

CommonGround is a multifaceted set of tools that can be used in many different ways by:

  • Mental Health Centers
  • Peer Centers
  • Medical Homes
  • A.C.T. Teams
  • Inpatient Programs
  • Residential Programs
  • Substance Abuse Tx Programs
  • Day Treatment Programs
  • Federally Qualified Health Centers

Here are a few examples…

Assertive Community Treatment Teams in San Diego

Using a mobile tablet, ACT team members bring CommonGround into the field to share inspirational recovery videos and to help folks prepare a Health Report prior to meeting with the psychiatrist.

A Sub-Acute Inpatient Unit in Oregon

People complete a CommonGround Health Report prior to going to treatment team. Additionally, staff use the CommonGround Online Library to run Personal Medicine Groups and Recovery Groups.

A Peer Center in Pennsylvania

Peers support peers in completing a Health Report which is hand-carried to doctor's appointments out in the community. Peer staff also use the CommonGround Online Library to run Recovery groups.

A Psychiatric Clinic in Pennsylvania

Nine out of ten people coming to medication clinic use CommonGround to prepare to meet with the doctor. People attending the psychosocial programs use CommonGround to access information on topics such as parenting, domestic violence, prescription assistance and recovery strategies.

A Mental Health Center in Kansas

Doctors enter shared decisions using the software 94% of the time! Case managers routinely review CommonGround Health Reports during clinical team meetings.