MHCA/NMHCCF Submission to the Consultation on Recovery Principles 2010

The MHCA and the National Mental Health Consumer & Carer Forum applaud the Mental Health Standing Committee for its recognition of the role of recovery as critical to the implementation of better mental health services. However, both organisations are disappointed that while the principles provide a general overview of recovery it is clear that neither the principles nor the suggested standard reflect broad consultation with consumers and carers about what recovery might mean in the context of delivery of mental health services in Australia. 

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