Recovery is a process that over time helps a person with a mental
health or substance abuse problem find a path to living a meaningful life. It
helps people make lifestyle, attitude, and behavior changes so they can reach
Recovery is used for problems such as alcohol or drug abuse,
depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Medicines and therapy
usually are needed for successful recovery.
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Christine R. Maldonado, PhD - Behavioral Health
The Health Encyclopedia contains general health information. Not all treatments or services described are covered benefits for Kaiser Permanente members or offered as services by Kaiser Permanente. For a list of covered benefits, please refer to your Evidence of Coverage or Summary Plan Description. For recommended treatments, please consult with your health care provider.