Access our self-study material
As well as attending Recovery College courses, you can access our self study material.
Choose from podcasts, workbooks, interactive courses and information sheets.
You can also find links to some of the resources used in our Zoom and webinar courses too.
Listen to our podcasts
How’s it going? Using CHIME to stay on the path to recovery
In this podcast Mark and Barbara talk 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.
Top Tips for Keeping Well during COVID-19
In this podcast Mark and Sharon share their top tips for keeping well during COVID-19. The podcast also contains a Recovery Quiz!
Compassion for Recovery
In this podcast Breanne talks to student, Elizabeth, who shares how compassion helped her recovery.
Using Character Strengths to Support Our Resilience video podcast
In this podcast, Breanne, Sophie and Sian discuss how we can use our character strengths to support us in this time of isolation and social distancing.
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.
Exploring Breakdown, Depression and Recovery
Sonya talks about her experience of divorce, which led to a breakdown. She discusses how she survived depression, only to be hit by the grief caused by losing her father. The Recovery Colelge became her mentor and supported her recovery. She aspires to support others in their recovery journeys.
What is Recovery?
Sarah, Mark and Sharn talk about connections and identity. They cover meaning, empowerment and hope with lots of lived experience advice to help you on your way with your recovery.
Talking about Values
Sharn and Breanne talk about values. More specifically, they discuss what they are, why they can be beneficial, and how you can begin to work out your values. They draw upon the work by Dr Russ Harris about Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
Physical Activity and Recovery
Danny, who has learned experience of mental health challenges, is joined by Jason and Terry, who work within the Early Intervention team. They discuss how they became interested in physical activity and how it is beneficial to their personal recovery.
Amanda and Breanne explore the use of narratives within Peer Support Work and the Recovery College. More specifically, they discuss why they are used and why they are important.
My Journey into Peer Tutoring
Sharn talks about her inspirational journey from a service user to Peer Tutor, who supports others experiencing mental health difficulties.
How to Tell Your Story
Mark discusses his experience of the course, "How to Tell Your Story"
Joining the Recovery College
Mark and Helen discuss their experiences with attending the Recovery College. You will also learn how to sign up for courses and support available.
Access our worksheets
Five Ways to Wellbeing
Goal Setting for Recovery
Self-Compassion and Recovery