Making Recovery a Reality
by G. Shepherd, J. Boardman, M. Slade
Publisher: Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health 2008
Number of pages: 20
'Recovery' is an idea whose time has come. At its heart is a set of values about a person's right to build a meaningful life for themselves, with or without the continuing presence of mental health symptoms. Recovery is based on ideas of self-determination and self-management. It emphasises the importance of 'hope' in sustaining motivation and supporting expectations of an individually fulfilled life.
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