Working to Recover

June 1, 2011

Working to Recover

For most of us, work is part of who we are. When we are able to feel good about what we do, we are able to see ourselves in a more positive light. Work helps to provide structure and routine to our lives and contributes to overall health. Income earned on the job gives us choices about what we will buy, where we will live, and allows us to make our own choices across the board. For those with severe mental illness or suffering from an addiction, working provides the same benefits, and can be an essential piece of the recovery puzzle ...

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