Recovery InSight’s guiding principles are to:

  • Develop understanding of peer support services with mutual respect while building trusting relationships with shared responsibilities;
  • Support and assist individuals in their recovery and community integration process;
  • Offer hope to individuals that recovery is not only possible but probable;
  • Promote empowerment, self-determination, understanding, coping skills, and resilience through mentoring and service coordination supports;
  • Achieve personal wellness and cope with stressors and barriers encountered when recovering from their disabilities;
  • Support individuals choices and the active involvement of persons in their recovery process;
  • Provide information and opportunities for individuals to identify and choose for themselves their desired roles with regard to living, learning, working, and social interaction in the community;
  • Encourage individuals to recognize and make decisions about opportunities to engage in activities which interest them;
  • Provide self-directed, person-centered, recovery focused support;
  • Facilitate the development of recovery skills;
  • Support self-advocacy, education, development of natural supports, support of work or other meaningful activity of the individual’s choosing;
  • Utilization of Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP) to prevent crisis intervention or hospitalization;
  • Educate effective utilization of the mental health service delivery system;
  • Coordination of and linkage to other service providers;
  • Recognize, respect and accommodate differences as they relate to culture/ethnicity/race, religion, gender identity and sexual orientation;
  • Support individual human rights and eliminate discrimination and stigma.