Mental Health Recovery Resources

Resources for Recovery Toolkit

Welcome to the Mental Health Education Center! The following resources are designed for people with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder to support mental health recovery discussions. These resources may help with conversations on setting goals, identifying appropriate treatment options, life skills, support, and more.

Use this toolkit however you see beneficial. Download a specific tool, a relevant topic, or the entire toolkit.

Select a topic you’re interested in below or simply scroll down to explore.



Goal Setting

These resources include activities to help you choose and set goals, as well as tips for moving forward toward recovery goals.

Download All "Goal-Setting" Worksheets.

Download All "Goal-Setting" Spanish Worksheets.


Choosing Your Goals

Help you to identify how satisfied or happy you are in life areas and decide in which areas you want to make changes and set some new goals.

For Spanish, click here.

Setting Your Goals

Help you set new recovery goals that are meaningful and important to YOU.

For Spanish, click here.


Exploring Your Beliefs About Medication

It can help to be aware of and understand your beliefs.

For Spanish, click here.

Choices in Recovery - "Goal Setting"

Provides you with information and exercises to help you build goal-setting skills.

For Spanish, click here.


Budgeting and Personal Finances

Use this worksheet to participate in budgeting and setting goals for managing your monthly finances.

For Spanish, click here.

Choosing the Right Services for You

A list of programs and services to support your mental health recovery journey.

For Spanish, click here.


Choices in Recovery - "Staying on Track"

Help you prepare for changes in care and stay on course with your treatment plan.

For Spanish, click here.

Treatment Discussions

These resources include strategies for talking with your treatment team, ways to think through your treatment beliefs, and tips for taking an active role in your treatment, wellness, and recovery.

Download All "Treatment Discussion" Worksheets.

Download All "Treatment Discussion" Spanish Worksheets.


Choices in Recovery - "Treatment & Recovery"

Use this journal to write down your treatment and medication preferences and recovery history.

For Spanish, click here.

Medication Thoughts and Strategies

It may be helpful to talk with your doctor or other treatment team members about the way you think about medication.


Preparing for a Doctor Visit

Go through this worksheet by yourself or with a member of your treatment team to prepare for your next doctor appointment.

For Spanish, click here.

Understanding Mental Health Relapse

Use this worksheet to take control of your recovery journey.

For Spanish, click here.


Making Medication Decisions

Help begin a conversation with your treatment team.

For Spanish, click here.

Choices in Recovery - "Medication"

Empowers you to partner with your doctor around medication and treatment decisions.

For Spanish, click here.

Work

These resources can help you figure out what job may fit your skills, create a plan for starting a new job, and get tips for keeping the job you want.

Download All "Work" Worksheets.

Download All "Work" Spanish Worksheets.


Preparing to Get a Job

Partner with your treatment team and share your preferences and values about employment.

For Spanish, click here.

Choosing the Right Job for YOU

Figure out what kind of work experience you are ready for and want to have.

For Spanish, click here.


Starting and Keeping a Job

If you have decided to return to work, this worksheet can help you be better prepared to start and keep the job you want.

For Spanish, click here.

Staying on Track With Recovery

These resources can help with tasks ranging from budgeting to education about relapse to choosing services and making decisions for your recovery journey. It’s all here to help you stay on track.

Download All "Staying on Track With Recovery" Worksheets.

Download All "Staying on Track With Recovery" Spanish Worksheets.


Making Recovery Decisions

Use this worksheet to begin a conversation with your treatment team about your preferences and to make an informed decision that is best for your needs.

For Spanish, click here.

Choices in Recovery Guide - "Problem Solving"

Encourages people living with serious mental health conditions to identify and understand the problems they face in order to find the best solutions for them.


Choices in Recovery - "Making Choices"

Making choices and decisions along the mental health recovery journey is part of the process.

For Spanish, click here.

Choices in Recovery Guide - "Making Choices"

This resources explains how the “Making Choices” newsletter may help people living with serious mental illness make positive choices and decisions throughout the recovery journey.


Choices in Recovery - "Problem Solving"

Finding the right treatment options for you is an important part of your recovery process.

For Spanish, click here.

Support Network

This resource can help you identify the people in your support network and what role they play in your recovery journey.

Download All "Support Network" Worksheets.

Download All "Support Network" Spanish Worksheets.


Choices in Recovery - "Making Decisions"

Mental health recovery is a lifelong journey. There are ups and downs and twists and turns along the way, but it’s important to be hopeful.

For Spanish, click here.

Your Support Network

The people who can support you in your recovery journey and decisions are called your support network.

For Spanish, click here.


Choices in Recovery - "Caregiving"

Helps you involve loved ones in your recovery journey in ways that feel comfortable to each of you.

For Spanish, click here.

What’s next?

Caregiver Center