Out of stock for ordering This brochure provides a working definition and 10 guiding principles for recovery from mental illness and substance use disorders. Publication ID PEP12-RECDEF Publication Date February 2012 Format Brochure Download What's Recovery? SAMHSA's Working Definition PDF 380.2 KB Find Related Information Audience Funders Parents & Caregivers People with Alcohol Use or Abuse Problems as Audience People with Mental Health Problems as Audience People with Substance Use or Abuse Problems as Audience Professional Care Providers Program Planners, Administrators, & Project Managers Population Group Mature Adults as Population Group Older Adults as Population Group Young Adults as Population Group You May Also Be Interested In Shared Decision-Making in Mental Health Care This report gives an overview of shared decision-making (SDM), an intervention that enables people to actively manage their own health. It examines research on the effects of SDM in general and mental health care, and includes recommendations for advancing SDM in practice. Spotlight: Building Resilient and Trauma-Informed Communities – Tarpon Springs, FL: A Community Journey Towards Resilience The SAMHSA Spotlight Series highlights different approaches to building trauma-informed, resilient communities. This issue focuses on the Peace4Tarpon initiative, which uses an “asset-based” approach to develop trauma-informed care communities in Tarpon Springs, Florida. TIP 56: Addressing the Specific Behavioral Health Needs of Men This guide addresses specific treatment needs of adult men living with substance use disorders. It reviews gender-specific research and best practices, such as common patterns of substance use among men and specific treatment issues and strategies. Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Caregiver: This factsheet provides an overview of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) among youth and young adults. It offers guidance on how to provide support, and recommendations for treatment. Spotlight: Building Resilient and Trauma-Informed Communities – San Francisco, CA: Aligning the Workforce to Create a Trauma-Informed System The SAMHSA Spotlight Series highlights different approaches to building trauma-informed, resilient communities. This issue focuses on San Francisco's efforts to implement a trauma-informed framework to improve services and address trauma in the public health workforce. No Longer Alone (A Story About Alcohol, Drugs, Depression, and Trauma): Addressing the Specific Needs of Women This comic book features three women living with mental illness and substance use disorder conditions who have improved their quality of life after receiving treatment.