Recovery Star

The Recovery Star is a tool for supporting and measuring change when working with adults who are accessing mental health support services. As an outcomes tool it measures the progress being made by service users and the service being delivered through a project

The Recovery Star is also an effective keyworking tool. It is designed to support individuals in understanding where they are in terms of recovery and the progress they are making, providing both the client and worker a shared language for discussion mental health and wellbeing.

Core dimensions of the Recovery Star

The Recovery Star identifies and measures ten core areas of life:

  • Managing mental health
  • Self-care
  • Living skills
  • Social networks
  • Work
  • Relationships
  • Addictive behaviour
  • Responsibilities
  • Identity and self-esteem
  • Trust and hope

The Recovery Star helps to identify any difficulties people using services are experiencing in each of these areas and how far they are towards addressing them and moving on.