"The Copeland Center is the leading organization around the world based on the Wellness Recovery Action Plan® (WRAP®) and other works developed by Dr. Mary Ellen Copeland. Our trainings and programs are for any person seeking to take personal responsibility to improve their wellness. We also work with health service providers, businesses and community groups who are seeking to improve their wellness and create a healthy workplace environment."
This project of the UIC national Research and Training Center has produced self-determination tools and resources for peers, listed here for download. This page also contains current and future project activities.
Glenn M. Landers, MBA, MHA , James P. Cooney, Jr., Ph.D. , Mei Zhou, MS, MA.
Georgia Department of Human Resources
Elaina M. Kyrouz, Ph.D. and Keith Humphreys, Ph.D. Updated: Nov 5th 2001
Collection of articles on the effectiveness of self-help groups on MentalHelp.net.
Wichita State University's Center for Community Support and Research, formerly known as the Self-Help Network (SHN) assists non-profit organizations, community coalitions, faith-based initiatives, and government entities in Kansas. This area of the Web page contains articles on self-help group facilitation that can be helpful to those running self-help groups in any area of the country.
A retrospective review of the mental health consumer/survivor movement and 13 federally funded consumer/survivor-operated service programs in the 1980s. A publication of SAMHSA, part of the Consumer Information Series, Volume 1. (2001)
"The Mental Health Empowerment Project, Inc. (MHEP) is a not-for-profit corporation organized in 1988 to develop and strengthen self-help and mutual support/recovery activities throughout the United States." Includes information on starting self-help groups and projects initiated by MHEP.
Resources from the Canadian Mental Health Association on employment for individuals with mental illness. These pamphlets (listed on the right-hand side of the Web page) can be useful to individuals outside of Canada seeking to learn more about working while having a mental health diagnosis.