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Fifteen Tools to Promote Recovery and Wellness

 Anyone can help another person with recovery and wellness.
 Wyoming Peer Specialists and Family Support Peer Specialists will be skilled to help you with most of these.


Advanced Psychiatric Directives

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Crisis Intervention Team (CIT)#

   Memphis Model:  
   CIT International:
   Wyoming CIT Portal (need permission to join):


Financial Empowerment, Civic Involvement, and Access to Assets


SOAR (SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery)*


Hope, Spirit of Mutuality, Mutual Learning, Humility and Compassion

   These are the keys to peer specialist services.


Whole Health Action Management (WHAM)#


Person Centered Planning

   A sample manual:
   and another: 
   May include other models and methods to help the person self-determine their own lives, healthcare, mental health care, etc.  WRAP, WHAM, Wellness Self Management, and High Fidelity Wraparound are all tools to advance Person Centered Planning.


Recovery Dialogues# 
    May include other models and methods to help the person utilize their own recovery story to inform the community, organization, others.


Trauma Informed Care# 


Wellness Recovery Action Plan®* 
  Promoting Family Wellness Using WRAP (recorded webinar--no recording key required)


Wellness Self Management (WSM)

  How to use WSM: 
  Learn more:
   Free Wellness Materials to download: 


High Fidelity Wraparound (HiFWA) 


  100 Ways to Support Recovery  (booklet)


Recovery Tools

   A very good list of Recovery Tools that your agency can use: 


How do Wellness and Recovery happen?

 The Recovery Channel 
    Vignettes about how wellness and recovery happen.
    You can get training credit on that site.


Items noted with * are on SAMHSA’s Best Practices list. 
# are listed as best practices and/or utilize science based practices.

Updated December 18, 2014,
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