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“Showing Up for Recovery ” (Video)

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This video was uploaded to YouTube by Dr. Pat Deegan on February 9, 2012 and offers a message of hope for recovery while reminding us that medication isn’t a cure for mental illness but rather a tool to aid us in our recovery journey.

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“SAMHSA’s Working Definition of Recovery”

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This resource link will take you to a page on the SAMHSA website where you can get a free pamphlet that describes their working definition of recovery.  They have both a physical pamphlet and a pdf version available.

“Business brings mental health recovery to fore”

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This November 10, 2012 article on the PennLive.com website talks about a business whose aim is to promote recovery from mental illness.  The business is called Support the Journey and has an online presence at http://supportthejourney.com

I have met Shelley Bishop, and am VERY pleased to share this article with my readers, Shelley is one of the folks who has been an inspiration in the mental health community here in Pennsylvania for many years, in fact I was very familiar with her name long before I ever met her, which in this case is an awesome thing.  I tip my “I’m The Evidence” ball cap to Shelley and everyone else who is involved with Support the Journey


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