Guidelines for Recovery-Oriented Practice: implementation toolkit


Guidelines for Recovery-Oriented Practice: implementation toolkit Collaborative efforts for practical implementation

The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is developing a toolkit to support the implementation of the Guidelines for Recovery-Oriented Practice in Canadian healthcare settings. To inform its development, the MHCC has launched an online survey to collect valuable information and feedback from national stakeholders.

If you identify with any of the target audiences listed below, please consider taking10-15 minutes to complete the online survey.

  1. • Healthcare decision makers (administrators, leaders, P/T representatives, etc.)
  2. • Healthcare providers (physicians, nurses, psychologists, psychiatrists, psychotherapists, social workers, counsellors, etc.) who would deliver mental health and/or substance use care
  3. • Service users and/or People with Lived Experience (PWLE)
  4. • Family Caregivers and/or caregivers of choice

***Click here to complete the survey***

The Guidelines for Recovery-Oriented Practice, released by the MHCC in 2015, is the first comprehensive Canadian reference document for understanding recovery practice and promoting application of recovery principles across the country at a policy, program and practice level. While the Guidelines are directed at a wide audience that includes people living with mental health problems and illnesses and their families, they are designed especially for practioners, managers, administrators, and policy and decision makers who can help make the practical, organizational and cultural shifts needed to develop a truly recovery-oriented approaches to respond to the diverse needs of people living with mental health problems, or illnesses, whatever their condition, background, circumstance or stage of life. 

Please contact access@mentalhealthcommission.ca  with any questions related to this project.