Recovery is a non-profit community service organization that was founded in 1937 by the late Abraham A. Low, M.D. who developed the self-help method after many years of research, study and treatment of patients. The organization has been completely member-managed since 1952. Our international headquarters are in Chicago, Illinois. There are hundreds of groups meeting each week throughout North America and abroad.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Mark your calendar for Nov 17 Party

The 2012 Fall Party has returned to Arden and Morse.  It is November 17 from 6 - 9 PM.

here is the party

Saturday, September 8, 2012

bonniesac sent you a video: "Removing The Stigma of Mental Illness"

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It is human nature to fear what we don't understand.

Due to misunderstandings and inaccuracies made by the media,(everything from news reports to movies for example) our society's view has been distorted, which has created stigma about certain mental illnesses.

a mark of disgrace or infamy; a stain or reproach, as on one's reputation.

n. Any of various conditions characterized by impairment of an individual's normal cognitive, emotional, or behavioral functioning, and caused by social, psychological, biochemical, genetic, or other factors, such as infection or head trauma.
Also called emotional illness, mental disease, mental disorder. ''

Bottom line is that we all must get more educated and stop using our fears as excuses.

For more info on mental il... more
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bonniesac sent you a video: "Reality of Recovery: A Documentary - Part 1 of 7"

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This is the first of 7 documentaries on you tube on peer led mental health, narrated by Nick Clooney, George's dad.
2008 Documentary highlighting the "Recovery" movement for those affected with Mental Illness. Part 1 of 7.
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Monday, March 5, 2012

Some Jay Recommendations and Remembrances

Jay always found an opportunity to suggest a book that might be helpful with a problem that I was troubled with.  Here are some that he recommended to me.
  1. Forgive for Good: A Proven Prescription for Health and Happiness
    Frederic Luskin (Author)
  2. Peace of body, peace of mind: Practical, effective techniques for mental fitness
    Rose VanSickle (Author)
  3. The Beck Diet Solution: Train Your Brain to Think Like a Thin Person ...
    Judith S. Beck (Author)
Please share yours in the comments below.

NEW: Newcomer Meeting at 6PM Wednesday nights

This will be followed by a regular meeting from 6:30PM to 8PM at  River Oaks Center for Children 5030 El Camino Ave Carmichael, California 95608

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Jay Lippman, Sunday Meeting leader and RI Area activist, passed Sunday, Feb 12, 2012

Jay Lippman passed peacefully on Sunday, February 12th around 10PM

The funeral will be on Friday, February 17th at 2PM, at East Lawn Memorial Park, 4300 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95819 and is open to the public.  A private grave-side service will follow immediately.

The RI community is invited to a reception at Woodside Seventh Day Adventist Church at 3300 Eastern Ave. in Sacramento at 3:30PM

For driving directions to East Lawn    Phone number is 916-732-2000
When you get to the cemetery, go into the entrance and drive straight ahead to the white building and there is parking available there.
For directions to Woodside SDA Church    Phone number is (916) 482-6444

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