Autumn Launch

During the Covid Pandemic the Recovery College has been pleased to offer a range of courses online. From September 2022 we are planning to offer a limited timetable of in-person courses again, as well as continue our popular online offer. We aim to increase the number of in-person courses in 2023. 

2022 Autumn Launch events

We are excited to announce our plans to launch our classroom-based courses for September 2022 with events at the following locations: 

  • Great Yarmouth
  • Lowestoft
  • Kings Lynn
  • Norwich
  • Bury St Edmunds
  • Ipswich

We are also hosting an Online Webinar for those who cannot attend in person. 

To book your free ticket, please click here

Within these events, you will:

  • Learn more about the Recovery College.
  • There will be an introductory talk from a Staff Tutor.
  • Discover our plans for the Autumn term.
  • Hear success stories from our Peer Tutors.
  • Learn how to register and enrol onto courses.

Why attend a classroom course?

Classroom-based settings offer a more personal experience, hands-on and distraction free environment. They provide an opportunity to socialise in a relaxed, non-judgemental, and friendly setting. Our classroom courses will consist of a maximum of 12 students, facilitated by a Staff and Peer Tutor.

Unfortunately, at the moment refreshments will not be provided, so students will need to bring their own. 

Long-term plans

We will continue to offer interactive courses online using Zoom Classroom and our popular Webinar software. In the future, we look to offer a higher variety of both classroom and online courses.    

Success stories

“Although I was nervous going into a classroom, I found that stepping out of my comfort zone gave me the chance to develop and grow” – Jake 

“For me classroom courses gave me the opportunity to put my recovery into action. I was anxious about going out, so going to a Recovery College venue allowed me to bring the learning and practical experience together.”

“Listening to other students, helped me realise I was not alone with my thoughts and feelings.” 

“Going into a classroom session was something I found really challenging initially but once I had done it, I felt so proud of myself, and it really helped me with my confidence. I felt welcomed, understood, and safe at the Recovery College” – Dee 

“Meeting other people with similar experiences has helped me to feel less alone and to feel more connected again.” 

Frequently asked questions

What is a Staff and Peer tutor?

Staff tutors have learned experience of mental health difficulties.

Peer tutors have lived experience with mental health difficulties.

Is it okay to bring someone to support me?

Yes of course. They will need to register to the event/course to be able to attend.

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