Recovery For ME - Measuring
Measuring…AMHS has begun a process of defining, measuring, and improving recovery outcomes. Outcomes are the way something, often a treatment or a program turns out, such as how it impacts the lives and well-being of people. Three agencies: Common Ties, Kennebec Behavioral Health, and CSI are already involved in piloting recovery outcome tools for Community Integration. This pilot is utilizing an electronically administered outcome toolkit which includes the OQ, the Recovery Assessment Scale (RAS), and the DIG Adult Mental Health and Well-Being Survey. We will use learning from the pilot as we begin statewide implementation of the outcome toolkit which will begin the fall of 2010. We anticipate that consumers will be more active in accessing and directing their own treatment progress as a result of using these tools and this will support a more effective partnership between individuals receiving services and individuals providing services.