A Common Purpose: Recovery in future mental health services

'Recovery' is gaining prominence as a guiding principle for mental health services which has evolved from the lived experience of people who use services.

This joint position paper sets out the various positions about recovery and states a joint understanding of recovery means and its implications for the future development of services. It offers a succinct and structured overview of the background, principles and current experience of putting recovery into action. 47 pages.

Last Updated : 17 January 2011. Page Author: Paul Ferguson.