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5b. Recovery – New You

recovery the new you

You might be asking: Who am I now? Now that you have an idea about the symptoms, maybe a diagnosis, possible effects of those symptoms on your life, and your new status as somebody who has been through a suicidal crisis, some of your basic ideas about personal identity may have changed or feel less […]

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5a. Recovery – New Normal


One of the things that we need to address in the recovery period is to come to terms with what is happening now. Are you currently experiencing symptoms that are bothersome to you? It doesn’t matter whether or not they have an assigned diagnosis, but instead, what the specific things are that are bothering you. […]

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Stories of Hope and Recovery: Terry’s Story

SAMHSA and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline produced a series of videos featuring the stories of suicide attempt survivors who share their pain, recovery, and hope. In this video, Terry Wise shares her personal struggles, her dramatic suicide attempt, and the life choices she has made since then in efforts to help others.

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Importance of Resilience – Option B

The concept of resilience is closely tied to post-traumatic growth. Resilience can be described as the “strength and speed of our response to adversity.” Here, Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant talk about loss and resilience as part of their OptionB.org:

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Core Values, Recovery Principles, and the NSSP – The Way Forward

Core Values and recovery Core Value Recovery Principles7 NSSP Concepts Foster hope and help people find meaning and purpose in life “Recovery emerges from hope.” “Hope is the catalyst of the recovery process.” “Positive messages of recovery and hope” “Recovery-oriented services” Preserve dignity and counter stigma, shame, and discrimination “Recovery is based on respect.” “Foster […]

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If you ever start feeling like you're heading into a crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800-273-8255)