It is my view the recovery concept works best where the duty of care leans more towards voluntarily action. For example drug and alcohol services (as exemplified int he 12 step philosophy).
The drive to implement…"
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"William - I am a "newbie" here so have just been "watching" until now. I note that there have been several new people joining the group recently which is good - there didn't seem to be much activity before that.
"Great to see some engagement around this key area of focus for the RSA. Mike raisies some really important questions (and I don't think its too soon to try to answer them). The most significant point is the importance of engaging young people…"
"Its really + that we are exploring the 'positives' about failure. However, let's acknowledge and respond to to the challenge that while a 'failure' may be a learning opportunity for the confident and validated individual ( a…"
"Andy - I think the mindapples concept is certainly relevant in terms of supporting the development of helpful behaviours that enable individuals to take control of their own recovery. For example, the UK Drug Policy Commission (UKDPC) have produced…"
"Thanks William, nice to hear from you. Stand to Reason had an excellent conference about recovery a year or so ago, I still have quite a few notes somewhere which I'm happy to share.
I'm interested in how the 'recovery' model…"
I work for a major charity in the substance misuse treatment field and am particularly interested in the mental health concept of 'Recovery' (in the sense of an individual 'recovering a life more meaningful for them' rather than the traditional medical model concept of 'cure'). As a member of the Advisory Group on the RSA User Centred Services Project, I recently participated in an excellent symposium on 'Route Maps to Recovery' and am keen for other Fellows to both connect with the project and…See More