Programs

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,…

Commonweal Cancer Help Program

The Commonweal Cancer Help Program (CCHP) is a week-long retreat for people with cancer. Our goal is to help participants live better and, where possible, longer lives. CCHP addresses the unmet needs of people with cancer. These include finding balanced information on choices in healing, mainstream and complementary therapies; exploring emotional and spiritual dimensions of cancer; discovering that illness can sometimes lead to a richer and fuller life; and experiencing genuine community with others facing a cancer diagnosis.

Posts

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CHE: New Website, Systems Approach to Health

Commonweal's Collaborative on Health and the Environment launched its new, easy-to-navigate website this week. The site makes it easy to find science-based, up-to-date research and resources on toxics in the environment, and to join their more than 5,000 partners around the world working on a systems approach to health.
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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.
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Depressed? Maybe It's in the Air

Commonweal's Collaborative on Health and the Environment recently hosted a call on air pollution and asthma. But more recently studies have found links to cardiovascular disease, diabetes/obesity, cognitive function, and mental illness.