Complete PDF of All Modules below... Questions to get us started: What does recovery from mental illness mean to you? What does recovery from substance use problems mean to you?
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Questions to get us started: What does recovery from mental illness mean to you? What does recovery from substance use problems mean to you? Based on what recovery means to
What are some common symptoms of mental illness?
What are some common types of mental illness?
What are some positive things people can do to manage their symptoms?
Have you experienced negative attitudes
What are the common symptoms of substance use disorders?
How are substance use disorders diagnosed?
What can you do to manage your substance use?
Have you experienced negative attitudes about substance use disorders
What contributes to developing mental illness and substance use problems?
What makes mental illness and substance use problems better?
What makes them worse?
How do biology and stress affect mental illnesses and substance
What kinds of things make you feel stressed?
How do you know when you are under stress?
What has helped you deal with stress in the past?
What can you do to feel
How do you get more people in your life?
How do you connect with people and get closer to them?
How do you find people who will support your mental health and
What do you know about the medications you are taking for your recovery?
What do you think about the medications you are taking?
What concerns do you have about the medications you
What helps people solve problems?
What are some of the symptoms that bother you?
What coping strategies do you use for dealing with the symptoms that bother you?
Which problems and symptoms would
What do you do to eat healthy?
What kinds of physical activity do you enjoy?
How much sleep do you typically get each night?
What’s it like when you feel and look your
What things do you do to stay well?
Have your mental illness symptoms ever improved, then come back or gotten worse? What might have contributed to this relapse?
Have you ever stopped
What services are there for my medical needs?
Are substance use services different from mental health services?
What are “integrated” services for mental health and substance use?
How can you work with your