SAMSHA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) defines Recovery as “A process of change through which individuals improve their health and wellness, live a self-directed life, and strive to reach their full potential.”
A person can improve the outcome of recovery with the mindful management of one’s overall health, understanding the importance of having basic needs met, finding purpose and meaning in life, maintaining a sense of community involvement, building a support system and enjoying healthy relationships.
Recovery is a holistic process and encompasses an individual’s whole life; mind, body, spirit, and community. It is a journey that includes acknowledging the experiences of your past along with the traumas of those experiences and, at the same time, a willingness to move forward.
Recovery is possible. The first step is getting help:
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