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Tell us your views on the working definition of recovery from mental and substance use disorders. What do you like about the definition, and what changes do you suggest?

True mental health recovery means leaving the scientifically invalid "brain disease" model behind.

The long-term outcomes data is in, and it shows that taking psychiatric drugs actually *increases* the likelihood of becoming chronically "ill." It's time to ditch the DSM and start looking into the true causes of so-called mental illness. It's time to focus on less harmful, more effective treatment options. It's time to embrace HEALTH rather than disease.

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