Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP) is a 'self-management' tool used in many countries around the world to help individuals take more control over their own wellbeing and recovery. It emphasises that people are the experts in their own experience and is based on the premise that there are no limits to recovery.
WRAP was developed in the United States by a group of people with mental health problems and has been successfully shared, both in the United States and internationally, by Mary Ellen Copeland and the Copeland Center for Wellness and Recovery.
SRN Statement of PrincipleSRN have trained and provide support to over 50 WRAP Facilitators across Scotland. Our experience of this process, informed by a recent consultation exercise with Scottish stakeholders, is encapsulated in the following statement of principle:
In addition to training and supporting Facilitators, SRN have commissioned research to find out more about WRAP, self management and recovery.
What makes up a WRAP?WRAP offers a structured means by which people can maintain wellness and recovery while working to anticipate and reflect on crisis.
WRAP is underpinned by a number of core principles:
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