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Recovery College courses

 Contact Details

​Email:

RecoveryOnline@nsft.nhs.uk 

Recovery College Office telephone numbers:

Bury St Edmunds  
01284 733110

Ipswich
01449 745297

King's Lynn  
01553 736018

Norwich  
01603 421169


 Webinars and Zoom courses


The Recovery College is very excited to offer new webinars and Zoom courses to our service users, staff and anyone with mental health challenges over the age of 16.

NSFT Recovery College Prospectus

Recovery College Online Timetable - February 2021

Recovery College Online Timetable - March 2021


How to sign up to a Recovery College online course


New students: 

  • You need to complete our online registration form on Mind Recovery Net

  • Once you have completed the registration form, a member of our team will contact you.

Returning students:


You can also download our step-by-step guide to signing up for and joining a Zoom course.

Each month you can apply for as many webinars as you would like to, 'Introduction to Zoom', plus two more Zoom courses.

If you would like to attend more Zoom courses, please include these in your email, and we will do our best to fit you in if there are spaces.

​If you need more support with any of the above, then our team is happy to help.  You can ask us for:

1. A Course Choices Support Session - A short session with a Recovery College Tutor to help you choose your courses.  Up to 30 minutes is available, students requiring more support are welcome to book an additional session.

2. A Registration and Tech Help Call - A telephone call with an administrator to help you with your online registration and any technical questions you may have.

3. An Introduction to Zoom Course - A Recovery College course designed to help you learn how to use Zoom.

To request any of these, please email us or telephone us using the Recovery College Office telephone numbers listed on this page.


W
ebinar tutorials

If you would like to find out how to log on to our webinars and what to expect, check out our video tutorials:

How to login to a webinar

How a webinar works

How to ask a question on a webinar

Course feedback and evaluation

If you have attended a course, please complete our online evaluation form.  This helps us to recognise what we are doing well and what we can do to improve.  Any feedback is very much appreciated.


 Podcasts

How’s it going? Using CHIME to stay on the path to recovery 

In this podcast, Mark (pictured), Recovery College Locality Lead for West Norfolk, and Barbara, Peer Tutor on Wellness Planning, chat about how things are going for them and talk about how we can manage our time and use CHIME at home during COVID-19. The podcast also contains their very own “getting to know you” style Desert Island Discs.

Listen to the Using CHIME to Stay on the Path to Recovery podcast here 


Top Tips for Keeping Well during COVID-19

In this podcast, Mark, Recovery College Locality Lead for West Norfolk, chats to Sharon, Peer Tutor for Recovery College. Sharon shares her top tips for keeping well during COVID-19. The podcast also contains a Recovery Quiz!

Listen to the Top Tips for Keeping Well podcast here


Compassion for Recovery 

In this podcast Recovery College Manager Breanne (pictured) talks to student and Peer Tutor Elizabeth who shares how compassion helped her recovery. 

For an introduction on how you can begin to build the Compassionate Self, you can also go to the six podcasts by Professor Paul Gilbert at www.compassionatemind.co.uk  

Watch the Compassion for Recovery video podcast here


Using Character Strengths to Support Our Resilience video podcast

In this podcast, Recovery College Manager Breanne talks to Recovery College Locality Lead and Tutor Sophie Davies, and Peer Tutor Sian about how we can use our character strengths to support us in this time of isolation and social distancing.

Watch the video podcast about Using Character Strengths here


Recovery Conversations with Sarah and Sophie

Sarah and Sophie talk about living alongside a mental health problem during this difficult time, particularly OCD, anxiety and paranoia.



 Interactive Courses

You may need to download these to your computer before you can open them.

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