Directory of Consumer Driven Services
Program Information
Program Name: Pat Deegan PhD & Associates, LLC
Year the Program was Started: 2001
Address: PO Box 208
Byfield, MA 01922
Telephone #: 978-462-7258
Email Address:
Website URL:
Program Category: Other
Target Participants:
Program Setting:
Annual Program Budget: Over $400,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 5-10
Paid Part-Time: None
Volunteers: None
Consumer involvement in the program
Number of staff members and volunteers who are consumers: Majority
How often do consumer staff and volunteers participate in program decisions? Always
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: All
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Training curricula, Website, Other
Cost for materials? Sometimes
Program Goals: To develop web based technologies to support recovery and wellness
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? Yes
If Yes, details: Currently have an NIMH funded study of our web application CommonGround. Also currently have a PCORI grant to study CommonGround as compared to measurement based practice. Most current research article is: Psychiatr Rehabil J. 2013 Dec;36(4):258-63. doi: 10.1037/prj0000027. Integrating personal medicine into service delivery: empowering people in recovery. MacDonald-Wilson KL1, Deegan PE, Hutchison SL, Parrotta N, Schuster JM.
Program Mission Statement: Our philosophy is simple: Give people the keys and they will free themselves. We develop web based technologies that help people recover wellness.
Additional Information: We believe that mental health service users must have a say in designing emerging technologies so that they are recovery oriented.

Go Back