National Framework for Recovery Oriented Mental Health Services

National Framework for Recovery Oriented Mental Health Services

The National Framework for Recovery Oriented Mental Health Services (the Framework) was launched on 21 August 2013.

The Framework provides a new policy direction aimed at enhancing and improving mental health service delivery in Australia. The Framework draws on national and international research to provide a greater emphasis, national understanding and consistent appraoch to recovery-orientated mental health practice. The Framework defines personal recovery as being able to create and live a meaningful and contributing life in a community of choice with or without the presence of mental health issues.

There are four documents that make up the Framework.

1.  Guide for practitioners and providers (report)
2.  Policy and theory (report)
3.  Consumer and carer guide (pamphlet)
4.  Practitioner guide (pamphlet).

The information on this page has been copied from an entry on the website of The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

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