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NEW: Neurodiversity and Wellbeing (2-parts)

This is a course for anyone keen to understand more about neurodiversity and its impact on wellbeing. Click on the page to find out more about this brand new course.

NEW: Understanding Bipolar (1-part)

This course aims to increase student’s understanding of Bipolar including its possible causes and symptoms, what it might be like to live with it and how we might define it.

Art and Wellbeing: Landscape and Imagination (6-parts) 

This practical in-person art course will explore what a landscape is and how we can use our minds to make images of landscapes, both real and imagined. 

Menopause and Mental Health

This one-part course explores what the menopause and perimenopause actually are, how they might affect the person experiencing it, and those around them, and explore ways to live and cope with it day to day.

Introduction to Bullet Journaling 

In this two hour workshop, we will provide you with your own dot grid notebook and encourage you to start your own bullet journal. You will leave with your journal, and ideas for how to use it in the future to benefit your own mental health.

Creative Writing

This three-part course is centred on the idea that creativity is at its best when undertaken as part of a safe, supportive and like-minded community.


Eat Well, Be Active, Stay Motivated

This course aims to cover each part of how maintaining our physical wellbeing, eating well and finding ways to stay motivated can contribute to better mental health. Click on this page to find out more!

Recovery College Induction

One of the first steps in enrolling as a Student is to attend this course – once you’ve enrolled, contact us to book a place!

Understanding Personality Disorders (2-parts)

This course aims to increase student’s understanding of Personality Disorders. Please click on the course for further information on what is covered in both parts.

Introduction to Recovery

This course explores the different perspectives about what recovery means. We look at recovery from a personal perspective, and think about the things that might help or hinder recovery.

Introduction to the Caring Role

Develop your understanding of the caring role, and gain support in undertaking it.

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Finding your Pathway through Services

Trying to find your way through the many mental health services? Looking for strategies to help you manage, or information on what’s available? Look no further!

Parenting in Recovery

This course is designed to help parents to feel empowered in their own ability to support themselves and their families.

Sharing Personal Information

This course helps individuals to think about whether sharing information about their health with an employer is the right thing for them. It explores: when to share information, how to share information, how much information to share and who to share the information with.

Mindful Movement with T’ai Chi Chih

Learn some easy T’ai Chi Chih movements to reduce stress and support recovery.

Understanding Anxiety

This course focuses on anxiety, what it is and how it affects us, and how we can learn to manage it better.

Understanding Confidence

This course will help develop existing skills and provide a space to explore possible ways of increasing confidence.

Understanding Depression

Develop your understanding of what Depression may be like, the causes, and some of the options available for support.

Understanding Eating Disorders

This course aims to increase understanding of eating disorders.

Understanding Mental Health

An introductory course, exploring what the term ‘mental health’ means, and dispelling some of the myths around it.

Understanding Psychosis

This course follows the journey of someone who has experienced psychosis, exploring what can be challenging and what can be helpful in someone’s recovery journey.

Understanding Self-Harm

Why do people self-harm, and what alternative coping strategies might be possible? Explore this with us in a safe and non-judgemental space.

Understanding Stigma

Explore what stigma is, how it may effect us, and what we can do to challenge it safely.

Learning to Manage: Mental Health for Under 25s (2-parts)

This two-part online course will explore what it is like to navigate mental health as a young person, and how to apply strategies to manage our own emotions and support the wellbeing of someone we know.

Wildlife and Wellbeing (2-parts)

Does connection with natural environments increase our wellbeing? We think so! Join us to learn how, why and what they can do to gain the benefits of the outdoors for themselves.

Adapting to Change

This course is for anyone who has experienced change, and would like to share and explore their experiences, reasons for changing being sometimes difficult to manage, and ways to cope better with change in the future.

Life on a Budget

This two-part course explores ways to look after your mental health and well-being without spending a fortune. It’s suitable for anyone wanting to build strategies and share ideas around shopping, eating and getting the most out of everyday life, whilst sticking to a budget.

Exploring Employment Gaps

This course explores students’ concerns around employment gaps, chiefly though not exclusively related to mental illness, and the associated feelings and anxieties. Please click on the link to find out further information on this course.

Thinking about Thinking (2-parts)

This course is an introduction to how we as individuals think about thinking, and will help students to explore and understand more about this subject. We will identify some common and potentially unhelpful thinking patterns and traps to help us better understand and potentially adapt our thinking.

Introduction to Mindfulness 

This course gives students an overview and a felt experience of the core principles of mindfulness – the practice of bringing awareness to our present moment experience with kindness rather than judgement. We explore the proven benefits of mindfulness, as well as advice about when it may not be so useful.

Men, Mental Health and Society (3-parts)

This course explores why men may find it harder to talk about their mental health or seek help, the impact of how we use language and the stigma around men’s mental health.

Wellbeing at Work

This online course explores the interplay between work and wellbeing, and what we can do to support out wellbeing while at work (whether voluntary or paid).

Thinking about a New Role (2-parts)

This course is suitable for anyone thinking about taking on a new role in the future, whether it’s starting employment or changing job, starting to volunteer or taking on new responsibilities.

Gender, Sexuality and Mental Health

This course seeks to explore issues around gender identity, gender expression and sexual orientation, and how these can impact on our mental health.

Food Memoir Writing (3-parts)

This course supports students to write a short memoir about a favourite meal or recipe. Memoir writing helps us process and gain a new perspective on past events, as well as build a stronger sense of self-identity, which is a key element in recovery.

Relationships and Mental Health (2-parts)

This course is aimed at students looking to increase their understanding of the effects of mental health on relationships, and indeed the effects of relationships on Mental Health.

Sleep and Wellbeing

This course focuses on sleep, the physiological basics, the effects of poor sleep on our mental health and general wellbeing, and how we can learn to manage and improve our sleep.

Let’s Talk Loneliness

Let’s Talk Loneliness is a course suitable for anyone wishing to understand more about loneliness, how it can affect us in our day to day lives, and how we can manage it better.

Understanding Trauma (3-parts)

Our 3-part Understanding Trauma course is suitable for anyone who would like to understand more about trauma and how to cope with the impact of trauma on our mental health.

Telling Your Story (4-parts)

This 4-part online course will support students to make their own short video story about one aspect of their recovery journey. This course will involve working on how to structure a story and use technology to create a short video.


Skills for Recovery: Acceptance, Purpose, Resilience (3-parts)

Recovery following any crisis is a journey. This 3-part in person course explores tools and strategies to help us move forward, gain a sense of control over our own recovery and lead a life that is meaningful to us. 

Living with Social Anxiety (2-part)

This two-part online course explores social anxiety and how it can impact on our lives. We look at where it may come from, and how we can learn to deal with the symptoms using specific tips and techniques. 

On this course we will listen to and talk about some poems and pieces of prose, before trying out some expressive writing of our own.