Uses for MORS

  • MORS is a recovery-based outcome tool that can help all levels of mental health systems answer the question:  Are we offering effective services that are helping individuals to achieve more meaningful lives? 
  • MORS helps mental health systems be able to measure success at a time when the demand for behavioral health care is increasing and government funding is under increasing pressure.
  • MORS paints a clear picture of what the recovery process actually looks like.  It provides the reliable data needed to communicate with funders and the public about the importance of recovery-centered behavioral health care.
  • MORS establishes a common language for recovery that allows system administrators to track individual flow through the system making it easier to determine an individual’s most appropriate and cost-effective level of care. 


Uses for Clients and Staff 

  • MORS is quick and easy to use and gives busy staff a measure of the people with whom the work. 
  • MORS data show staff how individuals are actually doing, helping them pinpoint barriers and concentrate on measurable objectives.
  • MORS can be used as a tool that helps both individuals and staff see a picture of what an individual’s recovery process looks like and often leads to discussions that boost individuals’ involvement in their own recovery.
  • MORS measures the parts of individual’s lives such as meaningful roles and relationships, that are generally the most important to individuals themselves.


Uses for Supervisors and Managers 

  • MORS data helps supervisors and team leaders make decisions about team structure and how to assign balanced caseloads to staff.
  • MORS allows program managers to look at different teams’ data side by side and evaluate how different recovery approaches are yielding different results.
  • MORS makes it easy for team leaders to track results by individual staff or by the team as a whole.
  • MORS promotes an ongoing team commitment to recovery-oriented services and helps focus team meetings around individuals’ recovery goals. 
  • MORS helps leaders match individuals with appropriate levels of care so that the less engaged individuals don’t fall through the cracks.


For more information regarding using the MORS in your setting, contact us.