Recovery International (RI) is a non-profit mental health organization established by Dr. Abraham A. Low, a Chicago neuropsychiatrist, in 1937. There are over 600 RI weekly groups that offer a self-help method of techniques similar to cognitive/behavioral therapy to help deal with the nervous symptoms of depression, stress, OCD, anger, anxiety, bi-polar disorder, schizophrenia, PTSD, suicidal thoughts, and other emotional problems. Recovery International was selected as the winner of the 2000 Arnold L. van Amerigen Award in Psychiatric Rehabilitation from the American Psychiatric Association in recognition of contributions to the field of psychiatric rehabilitation.
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Submitted by: Carol O'Neill
Submitted on: 22-Jul-2008