What is recovery in mental health?

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine
When it comes to mental health, recovery means that you have controlled your symptoms and prolonged remission so that you are able to successfully manage and complete your daily tasks and activities, as well as cope with challenges and setbacks in a constructive way.

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