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Recovery means finding your path to a meaningful life. It puts you in control of your life and helps you gain self-confidence and respect for yourself. You can use recovery for substance abuse and mental health problems such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
There are 10 principles of recovery. Put this list where you will see it every day, such as on the bathroom mirror.
Adapted from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2006). National Consensus Statement on Mental Health Recovery. Available online: http://store.samhsa.gov/shin/content//SMA05-4129/SMA05-4129.pdf.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineJessica Hamblen, PhD, MA, NIMH - Psychology, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Current as ofDecember 7, 2017
Current as of: December 7, 2017
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Jessica Hamblen, PhD, MA, NIMH - Psychology, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
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