Welcome to the eMenthe materials on Recovery. If you are using these materials for the first time, please read this first. When referencing these materials, please use the authorship information found here.

Following completion of this learning unit, you will be able to:

  • discuss mental health recovery with reference to research evidence and current best practice guidelines.
  • differentiate between clinical understandings of recovery and user-defined perspectives.
  • use recovery principles in your day to day interactions with clients and family members and as the basis of recovery care plans.
  • reflect on, and critique your current practice in relation to recovery principles.
  • explore barriers to, and facilitators of, individual recovery.

These materials are Master's level and are suitable for use by lecturers, students, practitioners, service users, family members or by anyone interested in mental health studies. It is expected that users of these materials are already familiar with some of the concepts underpinning recovery.

This unit comprises a number of sub-units which have individual learning outcomes and associated links, learning activities and further reading.

First you might be interested in viewing the navigation page that has been developed to help you see all the topics included in the unit.

We hope you find these materials easy to use and helpful to you in your studies or teaching!

The European Commission support for the production of this publication does not constitute an endorsement of the contents which reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.