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Wellness In Recovery (WIN-R)

Decades of research and experience has shown that recovery is possible through individual, family, and community support. Wellness in Recovery (WIN-R) is committed to bringing people in recovery, families, and peer support providers the education, resources, tools and opportunities to enhance wellness in the 8 dimensions. We are committed to creating intentional communities for people in recovery, families and peer support providers so they can access self-care resources, tools, and information to empower one another to create a wellness lifestyle.

The 8 Dimensions of Wellness

Wellness is a conscious, deliberate process that requires being aware of and making choices for a more satisfying lifestyle.


Take the Wellness Inventory Quiz

This revised Wellness Inventory will help you think about what you are doing now in terms of your wellness habits. This inventory gives you a way of thinking about what you are doing and how you are feeling. When you read each item, think about the things you are doing now for your personal wellness. Answer each item in a way that best captures how often the statement is true for you. There are no right or wrong answers.

This inventory will give you a chance to look at your typical day and week. It may help you think about what you might want to strengthen or improve in your life.

January Spotlight: Emotional Wellness

Begin 2021 focusing on emotional wellness!

Emotional Wellness

As we begin 2021, we will begin the year focusing on emotional wellness—the ability and skills to express feelings, enjoy life, adjust to emotional challenges, cope with stress, and recover from traumatic life experiences. Emotional wellness affects, and is affected by, all the other 7 dimensions. This month’s wellness self-care tip includes ideas people pursuing long term recovery, family members, and peer support providers can consider for strengthening emotional wellness.

People in Recovery

Recovery from alcohol and drug problems as well as a mental health condition is a process of change through which an individual achieves abstinence and improved health, wellness, and quality of life.



Recovery requires family support. Family members of individuals dealing with substance misuse can be an important source of support to spark recovery.


Peer Support Providers

Peer support is the process of offering assistance to achieve long-term recovery.