Mental Health Recovery Star

The Outcomes Star™ for adults managing their mental health

The Mental Health Recovery Star is designed for adults managing their mental health and recovering from mental illness.

Development: Triangle in collaboration with the Mental Health Providers Forum (MHPF)

Copyright: Triangle Consulting Social Enterprise Limited and the Mental Health Providers Forum (MHPF)

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Outcome Areas: The Mental Health Recovery Star covers ten key areas:

  1. Managing mental health
  2. Physical health and self care
  3. Living skills
  4. Social networks
  5. Work
  6. Relationships
  7. Addictive behaviour
  8. Responsibilities
  9. Identity & self-esteem
  10. Trust and hope

Journey of Change: The Mental Health Recovery Star is underpinned by a five-stage model of change:

  1. Stuck
  2. Accepting help
  3. Believing
  4. Learning
  5. Self-reliance

Resources: The Mental Health Recovery Star is available with the following tools:

  1. Mental Health Recovery Star Chart, User Guide and Organisational Guide
  2. Visual flash cards for the 10 Star areas and 5 stages of the Journey of Change
  3. Information on translating the Recovery Star into other languages 
  4. Recovery Star Online

Full resources are available for organisations with a Star Licence and training for all workers using the Star.