Recovery Resources

Resources vetted and recommended by the APNA Recovery Council.

Recovery Programs
Find information about programs and initiatives associated with advancing recovery concepts and practices.  Programs such as:

  • SAMHSA Recovery to Practice Initiative & APNA's Involvement
  • Resource Center to Promote Acceptance, Dignity and Social Inclusion Associated with Mental Health
  • SAMHSA Center for Mental Health Services
  • The Annapolis Coalition


Guides, Kits & Tools
Resources for implementing recovery-based best practices from organizations such as SAMHSA and the Annapolis Coalition.  Resources include:

  • A guide to promoting quality improvement in behavioral health services
  • A kit for developing illness-management and recovery mental health programs
  • A tool for improving patient-provider communication



Reports that offer current resources, statistics and facts related to recovery and mental illness from such organizations as:

  • The Campaign for Mental Health Recovery
  • The Joint Commission


Upcoming Educational Opportunities
A listing of upcoming educational opportunities pertaining to recovery from organizations like:

  • SAMHSA Recovery to Practice Initiative
  • SAMHSA 10x10 Wellness Campaign



APNA Recovery Online Continuing Education
Archived webinars from APNA's conferences that deal with recovery. Themes include:

  • Peer providers working in inpatient settings
  • How to apply the use of photovoice in group settings to promote recovery and empowerment of hospitalized patients
  • Seclusion and restraint reduction techniques and triumphs



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