The Healing Helm is a tool that helps determine recovery goals
and develop an individual treatment or recovery plan for people
with mental health difficulties, as well as select interventions that
can help achieve identified treatment goals. Using the recovery
helm it is possible to evaluate the conditions in the living areas that
are important for the recovery, to evaluate the areas in need of
improvement or modification, to choose the priority of areas for
improvement, to follow the progress towards objectives defined in different periods, as well as evaluate the results and change the
Ten recovery helm areas are evaluated: control of symptoms of
mental disorder, physical health and healthy lifestyles; identity,
self-esteem/self-respect and empowerment; skills for independent
living; the purpose and meaning of life; work, education, income,
benefits; responsibility; housing; relations; trauma/stress coping
and resilience; hope and optimism.
The presentation will be illustrated with clinical examples.