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CommonGround Learning Tracks

CommonGround is an approach to recovery. Whether you're recovering from a behavioral health condition, an addiction, or both, the CommonGround Library offers strategies and tools to help you start recovery and deal with daily challenges.

The CommonGround Library has 28 Learning Tracks. These are grouped into four different categories so they’re easier to use. Each Learning Track has different tools to help you with different aspects of recovery.

You can review the Learning Tracks in any order. Browse through them all, or go directly to a specific Learning Track to learn more about that topic.

Healing And Recovery

Adjusting to your new normal takes time. Your recovery might include coping with trauma, getting back on your feet financially, overcoming addiction, grieving a loss, or all of the above. These learning tracks can help you heal and recover. To view this content, you'll need to log in.

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Learning Tracks

Addiction Recovery

Learn how to identify triggers and early warning signs, explore what others have done to recover and make a plan for your own recovery.

Start Addiction Recovery

Healing From Trauma

Develop a plan and identify tools to heal from trauma.

Start Healing from Trauma

Double Trouble, Double Recovery

This learning track dispels the myths surrounding dual recovery, shares what others have done and helps us make a plan for next steps.

Start Double Trouble, Double Recovery

Financial Recovery

Learn how to set financial recovery goals, hear from others who have learned to successfully manage their finances and explore tips and tools to help you remain on top of your finances.

Start Financial Recovery

Navigating Grief and Loss

Learn how to identify triggers, explore what others have done, and make a plan for walking through your grief.

Start Navigating Grief and Loss
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Managing Symptoms

Whether you’re newly diagnosed with a condition or you’ve been managing it for years, tracking and responding to your symptoms is an important part of healing and recovery. Take a look at these learning tracks to help you manage your symptoms. To view this content, you'll need to log in.

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Learning Tracks

Managing Anger

Learn how to track your anger and identify things you can do to improve your anger management skills.

Managing Anger

My Symptoms

Learn how to identify and discover patterns of your symptoms (or distress). You will also learn what you can do to manage them.

Start My Symptoms

Managing Distressing Voices

Learn to identify and explore patterns when the voices occur (or do not occur), develop a plan and identify tools to manage distressing voices.

Start Managing Distressing Voices

Managing Self Harm

Learn how to examine self-harm patterns, hear success stories, and discover tools and resources to manage urges to self-harm.

Start Managing Self harm

Understanding The Risks And Benefits Of Antipsychotic Meds

Learn more about the benefits and risks of antipsychotic medicine, hear what others have done and explore next steps in your journey to use medications optimally for your recovery.

Start Understanding Antipsychotic Meds

Mastering Anxiety

Learn to identify and explore patterns when anxiety occurs (or does not occur), develop a plan and identify tools to manage anxiety.

Start Mastering Anxiety

Improving Concentration

Learn to identify and explore patterns when difficulties with concentration occurs (or does not occur), and identify tools to improve concentration.

Start Improving Concentration

Managing False Beliefs

Learn to identify and explore patterns when false beliefs occur (or do not occur), develop a plan and identify tools to manage false beliefs.

Start Managing False Beliefs

Overcoming Depression

Learn to identify and explore patterns when depression occurs (or does not occur), develop a plan and identify tools to manage depression.

Start Overcoming Depression

Restoring Mental Health

Taking care of your mental and emotional health may mean changing how you approach relationships with others – and with yourself. Self-care is an important part of your recovery. These learning tracks can help you find ways to be kind and patient with yourself. To view this content, you'll need to log in.

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Learning Tracks

Improving Self Esteem

Learn to use tools which can support you or others in improving self esteem.

Start Improving Self Esteem

Harm Reduction

Learn about harm reduction, identify small steps of change, and track your progress.

Start Harm Reduction

My Personal Medicine

Learn more about how to use Personal Medicine in your life and recovery.

Start My Personal Medicine

Self Advocacy

Learn more about how you can use a Power Statement for Self Advocacy outside the medication clinic, and how you can support others in developing this type of Power Statement.

Start Self Advocacy

Effective Communication

Learn more about effective (and ineffective) communication. Learn how effective communication can help support your recovery and healing.

Start Effective Communication

Healthy Relationships

Learn what makes a relationship healthy, how to communicate with friends and loved ones, and how to stay safe in a relationship.

Start Healthy Relationships

My Power Statement

Learn more about how to use Power Statements in your life and recovery.

Start My Power Statement

Taming Negative Thinking

Learn how to challenge negative thinking, hear success stories and find strategies that support you in overcoming negative thoughts.

Start Taming Negative Thinking
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Building Healthy Habits

Taking care of your body can help you find the energy you need for recovery. Healthy habits can also help you manage the side effects of certain medications. Your body is with you at every step of the recovery process. These learning tracks can help you treat it with care. To view this content, you'll need to log in.

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Learning Tracks

Exercise And Recovery

Learn about the benefits of exercise, how to incorporate exercise into your life, and how to keep track of how exercise is helping.

Start Exercise and Recovery

Healthy Eating

Learn about healthy eating options, hear from others on how they have been able to change their eating, and find your solution for living a healthier lifestyle.

Start Healthy Eating

Quitting Tobacco

Learn about the benefits of quitting tobacco, tips, and how to keep track of your progress.

Start Quitting Tobacco

Sleep Health

Learn how to cultivate healthy sleep habits.

Start Sleep Health

Losing Weight

Learn about the benefits of losing weight, get tips on weight loss, and learn how to keep track of weight loss goals.

Start Losing Weight

Tending To Health Screenings

Learn about the importance of keeping up with medical health checks. You will also use tips and tools that will help you make the commitment to attend your doctor appointment(s).

Start Tending to Health Screenings

Anthem contracts with Pat Deegan and CommonGround, a separate company, to provide this program to members.

Learn more about Pat Deegan’s work in behavioral health at www.patdeegan.com

Page Last Updated: 10/28/2022