HOPE AND OPTIMISM
· Belief in the possibility of recovery
· Motivation to change
· Hope-inspiring relationships
· Positive thinking and valuing success
· Having dreams and aspirations
LEROs whose staff have their own lived experience embody the concept that recovery is possible. This gives newcomers and members evidence that they can successfully navigate their own journey towards wellness. Support, positivity, and learning offered by lived experience engenders the possibility of change as a realistic opportunity for those seeking it.