What is Recovery Enhanced Medicine?

Recovery is …

the journey away from that which is harmful or health-reducing 

toward a lifestyle of wellness


Recovery Enhanced Medicine is an evidence-based medical approach that utilizes progressive medical and behavioral health treatments and technologies combined with established wisdom tradition practices to help an individual manage chronic medical conditions such as chronic pain or opioid/substance use disorders.


Some of the recovery principals that inform Recovery Enhanced Medicine to relieve the suffering in chronic pain and opioid/substance use disorders are:


1. Recovery involves a willingness to change health-reducing behaviors

2. Recovery involves a recognition of the need for personal change and transformation.

3. Recovery exists on a continuum of improved health and wellness.

4. Recovery is supported by peers and allies.

5. Recovery emerges from hope and gratitude.

6. Recovery involves a process of healing and self-redefinition.

7. Recovery involves addressing loss and transcending shame and stigma.

8. Recovery involves (re)joining and (re)building a life in the community.

9. Recovery is self-directed other-guided.

10. Recovery is a reality. It can, will, and does happen.

11. Recovery is a journey not a destination


You deserve recovery.