First rule of recovery

Recovery is a process of change whereby individuals work to improve their own health and wellness and to live a meaningful life in a community of their choice while striving to achieve their full potential. Principles of Recovery:
– Person-driven;
– Occurs via many pathways;
– Is holistic;
– Is supported by peers;
– Is supported through relationships;
– Is culturally-based and influenced;
– Is supported by addressing trauma;
– Involves individual, family, and community strengths and responsibility;
– Is based on respect; and
– Emerges from hope.