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“Recovery Works Summit 2016”

Resource Link   (Summit Exhibitor link)

Upcoming Recovery Works Summit 2016 the above link takes you to the site containing all the nitty-gritty details.

The Summit is to be held…

Sept. 27, 2016 in Harrisburg, PA

Click here for more details

“Spirituality and Mental Health”

The social self.

The social self. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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This January 5, 2016 article by Danielle Nelson on the Jamaica Observer website talks about the struggles between Spirituality and Mental Health because of the stigma surrounding mental illnesses.

“the semicolon project “

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This June 18, 2015 post on the “HPWRITESBLOG” talks about the semicolon project that aims to help those struggling with anxiety, depression, self-harm or suicidal tendencies.

“Forteniters Club in Norristown celebrates 40 years of fellowship”

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This December 28, 2014 The Times Herald article talks about a group that meets every couple of weeks and consists of people who have been in treatment for mental illness.  the group focuses on getting together to have fun, socialize and feel a sense of belonging to a community that is something people with mental illnesses tend to struggle with.  The atmosphere is one of acceptance.

“Ten Principles of Recovery”

The Front of the SAMHSA building at 1 Choke Ch...

The Front of the SAMHSA building at 1 Choke Cherry Road in Rockville, Maryland. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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This video was uploaded to YouTube on October 17, 2012 by Marc Jacques and offers information about the ten principles of recovery from mental illness based on SAMHSA’s principles of recovery.

“Stigma: Breaking the cycle of mental health perception”

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This November 2, 2014 Herald-Standard article talks about breaking the common perceptions of mental health issues and includes a video about a couple of people and their history, accomplishments, and goals.

“A short film about Mental Wellness through Peer Support” [Video]

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This video was uploaded to YouTube on February 5, 2012 by Martin Haythorne and offers some thoughts on how something as simple as having a cup of tea with friends in the middle of nowhere can be a form of Peer Support that promotes mental wellness and recovery.

“Get Help During Recovery Month”

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This September 5, 2014 InsuranceNews.Net article talks about events in York County, PA this month being held to celebrate Recovery Month

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting York County

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting York County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“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.

Español: Logo Vectorial de YouTube

Español: Logo Vectorial de YouTube (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Portraits of Recovery | Erasing the Stigma of Mental Illness | KET” (Video)

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This video was uploaded to YouTube on March 26, 2014 and offers insight into peer support, and puts faces to stories about recovery from mental illness.  This video is focused on Kentucky, but I feel that it is something that anyone could benefit from regardless of if they are in Kentucky or any other state.  The message is both positive and universal.

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