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Recovery Resources

A reminder that this article from our magazine Visions was published more than 1 year ago. It is here for reference only. Some information in it may no longer be current. It also represents the point of the view of the author only. See the author box at the bottom of the article for more about the contributor.

Reprinted from "Recovery" issue of Visions Journal, 2013, 9 (1), p. 32

Resources from HeretoHelp

  • Managing a Mental Illness—A series of info sheets to help you cope with a diagnosis, work your doctor, and prevent relapse. You’ll find tips, strategies and activities to help you take control of your health. For more, visit www.heretohelp.bc.ca/factsheet/managing-a-mental-illness
  • Managing Depression—A series of info sheets specifically for people who are diagnosed with depression. Learn more about coping with a diagnosis of depression, working with your doctor, and preventing relapse. For more, visit www.heretohelp.bc.ca/factsheet/managing-depression
  • Wellness Modules—A series of eight info sheets that support well-being. Learn why mental health is important and build skills around managing stress, finding social support, solving problems, managing anger, sleeping well, eating well, and thinking well. For more, visit www.heretohelp.bc.ca/wellness-modules

Helping People who Use Substances: A health promotion perspective

This info sheet from the Centre for Addictions Research of BC offers strategies and tips for people who support someone in changing their substance use. For more, visit www.heretohelp.bc.ca/factsheet/understanding-substance-use-a-health-promotion-perspective.

Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation

A US-based organization that provides research, training and consultation around recovery-orientated strategies and systems. You’ll also find a library with articles, fact sheets, online courses, webinars, and other helpful resources. For more, visit www.cpr.bu.edu.

National Empowerment Center

A US-based organization that advocates recovery-orientated approached to mental health systems. You’ll find articles and guidelines, recovery stories, and other helpful resources. For more, visit www.power2u.org.

The Framework for recovery-oriented rehabilitation in mental health care

This framework from South Australia Health supports individual journeys to wellness. You’ll find key messages and evidence-based strategies around care and recovery, social determinants of health, partnerships, and safety. For more, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au and type ‘framework for recovery’ in the search box.

Disclaimer:

This list is not comprehensive and does not imply endorsement of resources.

 

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