Programs

Natura Institute for Ecology and Medicine

How do we, precious natural human beings, reconnect with the living systems that restore us to health and wholeness? How can individuals and communities be empowered to take care of each other and themselves? How can we cultivate a healing ecology within the culture of medicine? What might western medicine learn from permaculture? What does it mean to “do no harm”? What healing alliances might be forged as we animate the healer archetype in this plantetary moment?

Arts and Healing Work

Commonweal has a long history as a center for art and healing. We have seen the value of the arts as a vehicle to and modality for self expression, inspiration, and healing. The connection between the two runs as a thread through many of our programs,…

Gift of Compassion

DONATE HERE The Gift of Compassion focuses on under-served and under-resourced communities, integrating ancient practices with current conditions to help bring clarity and healing into the lives of both youth and adults. The program uses art as a…

Posts

Commonweal News: Health and Healing Edition

We are pleased to offer you our Summer 2017 Commonweal News. In this edition, we feature some of the inspirational work our programs are doing in the fields of health and healing—both long-time programs that have evolved and grown over our 40-year history as well as new programs that are taking shape at Commonweal now, expanding the reach of our work.

New Cancer Prevention Website Live

The Environmental Working Group (EWG), in partnership with Commonweal, announces a new website dedicated to the prevention of cancer with up-to-date news, conversations, and resources for cancer prevention, treatment, and wellness.

ISHI Goes Back to Medical School

Commonweal proudly says goodbye to one of our foundational programs, as the Institute for the Study of Health and Illness moves into the good hands of Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio.