Monthly Archives: February 2011

Mental Health Recovery Movement

William Anthony has written perhaps the best description of  mental health recovery: …a person with mental illness can recover even though the illness is not “cured” . . . . [Recovery] is a way of living a satisfying, hopeful, and … Continue reading

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When Clients Lose Services Peers and Social Workers May View It Differently

People recovering from serious mental illness can become peer specialists and work in mental health clinics. After they have had only rudimentary training peer specialists can be very effective, as has been proven by research. Peers work with clients on specific … Continue reading

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