Recovery-Based Services and Education Resources

February 8, 2012
Volume 29, Issue 2

For a great list of resources that are recovery-based check out this list geared toward educating providers about recovery.

Project GREAT:
Provides a link to publications and resources for patients and mental health practitioners.
http://www.georgiahealth.edu/medicine/psychiatry/projectgreat.html.

Boston University Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation:
Provides literature and other resources for consumers and practitioners about recovery.
http://www.bu.edu/cpr.

Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network Inc:
Provides training and certification for certified peer specialists; includes self-help resources for patients.
http://www.gmhcn.org/about.html.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI):
Provides a range of services and education programs for patients, family members, and practitioners, including the peer-to-peer, family-to-family, and provider education programs. http://www.nami.org/template.cfm?section=Education_Training_and_Peer_Support_Center.

National Association of Peer Specialists (NAPS):
Provides information and curriculum for aspiring peer specialists.
http://www.naops.org/id28.html.

Recovery to Practice: Resources Center for Behavioral Health Professionals:
Provides practitioners with information about recovery and recovery-oriented practice.
http://www2.dsgonline.com/rtp/resources.html.

US Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (USPRA):
Provides information for providers about recovery-based practices and offers training and certification in psychiatric rehabilitation.
https://netforum.avectra.com/eWeb/StartPage.aspx?Site=USPRA.