Information and tools to help you self advocate.
Questions to help you think about your discharge from the hospital.
- Thinking About Your Discharge handout (pdf – opens in a new tab)
Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) is a wellness process that anyone can use. It helps you figure out what you need to do to stay well, signs that you’re not doing well, and what to do when it becomes a crisis.
- WRAP Overview (pdf – opens in a new tab)
- Learn more about WRAP
This guide, examines the intersections of oppression and mental health struggles, and takes you through the process of creating your own personal wellness document.
- Read Madness & Oppression: Paths to Personal Transformation & Collective Liberation (pdf – opens in a new tab)
Psychiatric Advance Directives (PADs) are documents that you can use to specify your preferences for mental health care during times you are not able to give consent.
- Read more about Psychiatric Advance Directives (pdf – opens in a new tab)
Shared decision making tools to help balance clinical information and treatment options with individual preferences and beliefs
Strategies for changing the power imbalance during medication meetings with psychiatrists
Handouts about your rights within the mental health system, from the Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee (MHLAC).
Contact the NAMI Mass Compass Helpline. Compass is available Monday through Friday, 9 am – 5 pm. Call us at 617-704-6264 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.