Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) is a program that incorporates hope, personal responsibility, education, self-advocacy and support for people living with mental health problems. It is defined in the book “Wellness Recovery Action Plan,” by Mary Ellen Copeland, Peach Press, 1997.

  • WRAP Five Key Concepts
    1. Hope
    2. Personal Responsibility
    3. Education
    4. Self-Advocacy
    5. Support
  • WRAP Components
    1. Daily Maintenance Plan
    2. Triggers
    3. Early Warning Signs
    4. When Things are Breaking Down
    5. Crisis Plan / Advance Directive
    6. Post Crisis Plan

Dimensions to Recovery
Defined by Howard Clinebell in “Well Being – A Personal Plan For Exploring & Enriching The 7 Dimensions of Life,” San Francisco: Harper, 1992.

  • Mind – Psychotherapy, Hope, Self Esteem, Education
  • Body – Nourishment, Medication, Rest, Exercise, Symptom Management, Medical Care
  • Relationships – Friendships, Family Support, Peer Support, Acceptance, Helping Others
  • Environmental – Housing, Connecting with Nature, Adequate Finances
  • Spirit – Spiritual Practice, Religious Community, Find Meaning in Suffering
  • Work – Meaningful Occupation, Creative Expression
  • Play – Fun, Hobbies, Entertainment, Laughter