The consumer recovery vision: will it alleviate family burden?

  title={The consumer recovery vision: will it alleviate family burden?},
  author={Harriet P. Lefley},
  journal={The American journal of orthopsychiatry},
  volume={67 2},
Research on families of people with severe mental illness has identified significant caregiving burden. Although professional interventions generally assume that families have a major role in the client's progress, the focus of the consumer movement on recovery through empowerment, peer supports, and consumer-run services may have important, as yet unquantified, effects. Keeping in mind the functional heterogeneity of individuals with mental illness, it is suggested that consumer emphasis on… CONTINUE READING

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