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.
Learn how to identify triggers and early warning signs, explore what others have done to recover and make a plan for your own recovery.
Healing From Trauma
Develop a plan and identify tools to heal 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.
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.
Navigating Grief and Loss
Learn how to identify triggers, explore what others have done, and make a plan for walking through your grief.
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.
Learn how to track your anger and identify things you can do to improve your anger management skills.
Learn how to identify and discover patterns of your symptoms (or distress). You will also learn what you can do to manage them.
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.
Managing Self Harm
Learn how to examine self-harm patterns, hear success stories, and discover tools and resources to manage urges to 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.
Learn to identify and explore patterns when anxiety occurs (or does not occur), develop a plan and identify tools to manage anxiety.
Learn to identify and explore patterns when difficulties with concentration occurs (or does not occur), and identify tools to improve 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.
Learn to identify and explore patterns when depression occurs (or does not occur), develop a plan and identify tools to manage 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.
Improving Self Esteem
Learn to use tools which can support you or others in improving self esteem.
Learn about harm reduction, identify small steps of change, and track your progress.
My Personal Medicine
Learn more about how to use Personal Medicine in your life and recovery.
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.
Learn more about effective (and ineffective) communication. Learn how effective communication can help support your recovery and healing.
Learn what makes a relationship healthy, how to communicate with friends and loved ones, and how to stay safe in a relationship.
My Power Statement
Learn more about how to use Power Statements in your life and recovery.
Taming Negative Thinking
Learn how to challenge negative thinking, hear success stories and find strategies that support you in overcoming negative thoughts.
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.
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.
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.
Learn about the benefits of quitting tobacco, tips, and how to keep track of your progress.
Learn how to cultivate healthy sleep habits.
Learn about the benefits of losing weight, get tips on weight loss, and learn how to keep track of weight loss goals.
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).
Page Last Updated: 9/15/2023