SAMHSA Announces New Definition of Recovery

The United States Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) recently announced its new “Working Definition of Recovery”.┬áThis definition represents the culmination of a lengthy public engagement process and ongoing dialogue to refine the definition and principles.

The field of Eating Disorders has traditionally struggled to come to an agreement on what it means to be in “Recovery” from an eating disorder.

What do you think? Check out SAMHSA’s Definition of Recovery, and reflect on what it means to be ‘recovered’ from an eating disorder. We’d love to hear your thoughts!

Leave A Comment

Spread the Word!

Please share our efforts with your friends and followers! If you find a page that you want to share, click on the social media icons at the bottom of the contents. Scroll over the orange "+" for more options.

Terms of Use

We want your experience with our website to be as safe, secure, and pleasant as possible. You are encouraged to use and enjoy our website, and to do so it is very important for you, the user, to understand our Terms of Use Statement. Please click here to read our Terms of Use Statement.

Privacy Statement

The Joy Project takes your privacy very seriously, and the following statements describe our commitment to protecting the privacy of all of our website visitors and users. Your visit to The Joy Project website and providing of any personal information to The Joy Project constitutes your acceptance of practices described in this privacy policy (click to read).