Saturday, May 5, 2007

The Advocacy Network of Maine

In keeping with the vision, values and philosophy of a consumer-driven system of care, we endorse the definition of recovery expressed by the President’s New Freedom Commission on Mental Health:

“Recovery refers to the process in which people are able to live, work, learn, and participate fully in their communities. For some individuals, recovery is the ability to live a fulfilling and productive life despite a disability. For others, recovery implies the reduction or complete remission of symptoms. Science has shown that having hope plays an integral role in an individual’s recovery.”

In a Transformed Mental Health System …

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