Mental Illness in 2010: Putting the Recovery Model Into Practice

Michael T. Compton, MD, MPH


October 15, 2010

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In summary, the recovery paradigm is now widely accepted as the contemporary approach to tailoring mental health service provision for individuals with serious mental illnesses. In addition to clinicians gaining an in-depth understanding of the tenets of the recovery model, they can take steps to put recovery into practice by re-orienting services in a number of ways, ranging from referral policies, to charting procedures, to ways of interacting with clients.


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