“Collaborating to build and empower communities of recovery”
• People can and do recover.
• Individuals and families determine the supports and services they need.
• Services and supports are continuous and cohesive across different phases of care and are coordinated across the various agencies involved in their delivery.
• Support of recovery is a community responsibility and value.
• There is inherent flexibility in the system, so it can be responsive to different pathways to recovery.
• Measuring quality and outcomes is a system priority.
• Recognize the right of a person to direct their own recovery
• Recognizing that there are many models of, and paths to, recovery
• Operate with integrity and a sense of personal responsibility
• Include the “voice” of peers, family members, and the community in planning and decision-making
• Implement programs with competency and good stewardship
• Empower individuals and families
• Embrace cultural diversity
• Inform, educate and empower individuals and communities
• Determine existing services available as well as the needs to expand necessary services in the areas of prevention, treatment, peer recovery support and systems improvement
• Partnerships that are rich and diverse
• Increase in the number of people pursuing recovery, improving recovery capital to strengthen capacity to build and maintain lives in recovery and build recovery sustainability