Recovery Beliefs and Person-Centered Practices

  • Establish core recovery principles and values
  • Adopt a clear recovery based mission statement
  • Elevate the leadership and voices of peers and people in recovery and assure that they are included in all planning and policy development
  • Train – first in philosophy of recovery, self direction and self determination and then offer concrete tools for practice
  • Create mechanisms to solicit perspectives from multiple diverse stakeholders to craft a shared vision.


A Recovery Program Approach






Adapted from

Anthony, W, Cohen, M Farkas, M and Gagne, C (2002) Psychiatric Rehabilitation. Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Sargent College, Boston University