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Journal/Newsletter Articles Available on the Internet

This page includes links to recovery-oriented journal articles that are available on the Internet, as well as articles that address system and program issues.  

Thanks to all the organizations that are willing to share articles online as they benefit people in recovery and family members who otherwise might not have access to the articles.  

Note: Clicking on an article title will open a new page.  To return to this page, simply close the article.  

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AACP Guidelines for Recovery Oriented Services

American Association of Community Psychiatrists (2003).  communitypsychiatry.org

 

A Guide to Mental Health Transformation on a Personal Level

Mark Ragins, M.D.; The Village Integrated Service Agency

 

A Slab Over My Head: Recovery Insights From A Consumer's Perspective

P. McGrath and V. Jarrett (2004).  The International Journal of Psychosial Rehabilitation

 

A Working Definition of Empowerment

Judi Chamberlin (1997) NEC website

 

Adding Peers to the Workforce

Lori Ashcraft and William Anthony (2007).  Behavioral Healthcare

 

Community Integration and Measuring Participation

M. Salzer and R. Baron (2006).  Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Collaborative on Community Integration.

 

Crisis and Connection

Shery Mead and David Hilton, mentalhealthpeers.com

 

Discovering the Fidelity Standards of Peer Support in an Ethnographic Evaluation

Cheryl MacNeil and Shery Mead (2003).  mentalhealthpeers.com

 

Integrating Physical Activity Into Mental Health Services for Persons with Serious Mental Illness

C. Richardson, G. Faulkner, J McDevitt, G. Skrinar, D. Hutchinson, and J. Piette (2005).  Psychiatric Services, 56(5), 324-331.  On the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation website.

 
Make Yourself at Home: People Living with Psychiatric Disibility in Public Housing

R. Jones, J. Chesters and M. Fletcher (2003).  The International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation.

 

Peer Support: A Theoretical Perspective

S. Mead, D. Hilton, and L Curtis.  mentalhealthpeers.com

 

Peer Support: What Makes It Unique

Shery Mead and Cheryl MacNeil (2006).  The International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation

 

Providers' Hope-Inspiring Competence as a Factor Optimizing Psychiatric Rehabilitation Outcomes

Z. Russinova (1999).  Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 16(4), 50-57.  Provided on the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation website.

 

Psychosocial Rehabilitation: Issues and Answers for Psychiatry

H. McQuistion, MD; R. Golsman, MD, and C. Tennison, Jr. MD (1999).  AACP website

 

"Recovering" Consumers and a Broken Mental Health System in the United States: Ongoing Challenges for Consumers/Survivors and the New Freedom Commission on Mental Health

Athena McLean (2003).  The International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation

 

Recovery From Versus Recovery In Serious Mental Illness: One Strategy for Lessening Confusion Plaguing Recovery

Larry Davidson and David Roe (2007). Journal of Mental Health, 16(4), 459-470.

 
Recovery With Severe Mental Illness: Changing From a Medical Model to a Psychosocial Rehabilitation Model

Mark Ragins, M.D.; The Village Integrated Service Agency

 

Removing Bias in Language

Committee on Disability Issues in Psychology (2003).  American Psychological Association

 

Self-Determination Among Mental Health Consumers/Survivors: Using Lessons From the Past to Guide the Future

J. Cook and J. Jonikas (2002).  Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 13 (2).

 

Sewing a Mental Illness Recovery Banner

Mark Ragins, M.D.; The Village Integrated Service Agency; article posted on SAMHSA site

 

Studying Evidence Based Processes, Not Practices

W. Anthony (2003).  Psychiatric Services.  Provided on the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation website.

 

The Four Stages of Recovery; The Four Walls, and Person Centered vs. Illness Centered (3 articles in one link)

Mark Ragins, M.D.; The Village Integrated Service Agency

 

The Journey Towards Wellness

Dori Hutchinson (2000).  The Boston Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation.

 

The Maine and Vermont Three-Decade Studies of Serious Mental Illness: Matched Comparison of Cross-Sectional Outcome

DeSisto, Harding, McCormick, Ashikaga, Brooks (1995) British Juornal of Psychiatry.  Provided on the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation website.

 

The Maine and Vermont Three Decade Studies of Serious Mental Illness: Longitudinal Course Comparisons

DeSisto, Harding, McCormick, Ashikaga, Brooks (1995) British Juornal of Psychiatry.  Provided on the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation website.
 

The Top Ten Concerns About Recovery Encountered in Mental Health System Transformation

Larry Davidson, Maria O'Connell, Janis Tondora, Thomas Styron, and Karen Kangas (2006).  Psychiatric Services, 57(5), 640-645.

 
What is Recovery?  A Conceptual Model and Explication

Nora Jaconson and D. Greenley (2001).  Psychiatirc Services, 52, 482-485.

 

What Recovery Means to Us

Shery Mead and Marry Ellen Copeland.  Copyright 2000, Plenum Publishers, New York, NY

 

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