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CommonGround Library

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. 

Learning Track topics include:

  • Addiction Recovery 
  • Financial Recovery
  • Healing from Trauma
  • Navigating Grief and Loss 
  • Double Trouble, Double Recovery
Begin healing and recovery

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. 

Learning Track topics include:

  • Managing Anger
  • Mastering Anxiety 
  • My Symptoms 
  • Improving Concentration 
  • Managing Distressing Voices
  • Managing False Beliefs 
  • Managing Self Harm
  • Overcoming Depression 
  • Understanding the Risks and Benefits of Antipsychotic Meds
Begin managing symptoms

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.

Learning track topics include:

  • Improving Self Esteem
  • Effective Communication 
  • Harm Reduction
  • Healthy Relationships
  • My Personal Medicine
  • My Power Statement
  • Self Advocacy
  • Taming Negative Thinking
Begin restoring mental health

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.

Learning Track topics include:

  • Exercise and Recovery 
  • Sleep Health 
  • Healthy Eating
  • Losing Weight
  • Quitting Tobacco
  • Tending to Health Screenings
Begin building healthy habits

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Healthcare Solutions 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