1. I work hard towards my mental health recovery.
2. Even though there are hard days‚ things are improving for me.
10. I still grow and change in positive ways despite my mental health problems.
11. Even though I may still have problems‚ I value myself as a person of worth.
12. I understand myself and have a good sense of who I am.
14. I go out and participate in enjoyable activities every week.
16. I am comfortable with my use of prescribed mediations.
18. The way I think about things helps me to achieve my goals.
21. I maintain a positive attitude for weeks at a time.
23. Every day that I get up‚ I do something productive.
25. When I am feeling low‚ my religious faith or spirituality helps me feel better.
26. My religious faith or spirituality supports my recovery.
27. I advocate for the rights of myself and others with mental health problems.
28. I engage in work or other activities that enrich myself and the world around me.
29. I cope effectively with stigma associated with having a mental health problem.
30. I have enough money to spend on extra things or activities that enrich my life.
Overcoming Stuckness (Alpha.60)‚ Self-Empowerment (Alpha .82)‚ Learning and Self-Redefinition (Alpha .790)‚ Basic Functioning (Alpha .62)‚ Overall Well-Being (Alpha .86)‚ New Potentials (Alpha .62)‚ Advocacy/Enrichment (Alpha .66)‚ and Spirituality (Alpha .89)‚ Total (Alpha .93)
0 = Strongly Disagree‚ 1 = Disagree‚ 2 = Not Sure‚ 3 = Agree‚ 4 = StronglyAgree
This instrument can be found at: http://psychology.utoledo.edu/images/MHRM_-_Bullock_-_updated_Normative_and_Psychometric_Data_12-09.pdf & Mental Health Recovery Measure (MHRM)
Bullock‚ W.A. & Young‚ S.L. (2003). The Mental Health Recovery Measure (MHRM). Presented at the 111th annual meeting of the American Psychological Association Meeting‚ Toronto‚ Canada.
Young‚ S. L. & Bullock‚ W.A. (2003). The mental health recovery measure. Available from the University of Toledo‚ Department of Psychology (#918)‚ Toledo‚ OH 43606-3390.
Bullock‚ W.A. (2009). The Mental Health Recovery Measure (MHRM): updated Normative Data and Psychometric Properties.
Armstrong‚ N.P.‚ Cohen‚ A.N.‚ Hellemann‚ G.‚ Reist‚ C‚ Young‚ A.S. (2014). Validating a brief version of the Mental Health Recovery Measure for individuals with schizophrenia. Psychiatric services (Washington‚ D.C.)‚ 2014; 65(9): 1154-9.