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Table 2 Innovation groups, definitions, and corresponding studies

From: Factors influencing the implementation of mental health recovery into services: a systematic mixed studies review

  Innovation group (cases) Definition Studies*
1 E-innovations Online innovations such as websites and smartphone apps. [85,86,87,88,89,90]
2 Family-focused innovations Innovations specifically aimed at mental health service users who are parents. [91,92,93]
3 Peer workers Innovations centred on the employment of people with lived experience of mental health problems. [94,95,96,97,98,99,100,101,102,103,104], [105,106,107,108,109], [110], [111,112,113,114,115]
4 Personal recovery planning New approaches to writing plans within service provider–service user encounters. [109, 116,117,118,119,120,121], [115, 122], [123, 124]
5 Recovery colleges Education programs offering courses to service users and service providers on recovery and other topics in mental health. [125,126,127,128,129]
6 Service navigation and coordination Innovations aimed at wraparound care, care coordination, and client access to services across health and social services. [104, 130, 131], [110, 132], [133, 134]
7 Staff training Training programs for staff in mental health recovery. [18, 135,136,137,138,139]
8 Architecture Not included in synthesis.
See Additional file 7 for details.
9 Community connections
10 Consumer-led advisory councils
11 Personal budgets
12 Sport
Perspectives on implementing recovery-oriented services in general Not included in synthesis.
See Additional file 7 for details.
[115, 145,146,147,148,149,150,151,152,153]
  1. *The following studies appear under more than one innovation group because the innovation crosses two categories and findings related to each are reported [104, 109, 110, 155]. For Smith-Merry et al. [155], only the data reported about peer workers and wellness recovery action planning were included in Synthesis Part 2