Resiliency is a person's ability to face life's challenges with determination and hope. In a resiliency-oriented mental health system, we believe:
(Source: Resilience Vision and Principals document at the Center for Innovative Practices)
The Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) seeks to support local mental health systems that foster resiliency at all levels, including mental health promotion, prevention and intervention, with the ultimate outcome of resilient people, families and communities. Read the OhioMHAS Consensus Statement on Children’s Mental Health Resiliency and view a Mental Health Resiliency Pyramid to demonstrate how the process works.