GUIDING PRINCIPLES OF RECOVERY

  • Recovery emerges from hope
  • Recovery is person-driven
  • Recovery occurs via many pathways
  • Recovery is holistic
  • Recovery is supported by peers and allies
  • Recovery is supported through relationship and social networks
  • Recovery is culturally-based and influenced
  • Recovery is supported by addressing trauma
  • Recovery involves individual, family, and community strengths and responsibility
  • Recovery is based on respect

TO ACCESS further information regarding SAMHSA's Working Definition of Recovery, The Recovery Support Strategic Initiative and The Guiding Principles of Recovery click on this link: http://www.samhsa.gov/recovery/