offers educational courses about mental health and recovery which are designed to increase your knowledge, skills and promote self-management. This may help you take control and become an expert in your own wellbeing and recovery and get on with your life despite mental health challenges.
is a place for children and young people in East Sussex and their supporters (relatives, friends and carers), to have new experiences, learn more about emotional well-being and particular mental health challenges. Click here for more details
Whether you work with people with mental health challenges, use mental health services or care for someone who does, we know that learning more about self-management and recovery will enable you to make the most of your strengths, talents and resources and help you to achieve whatever it is you want in your life or work.
‘This is the best thing to happen in mental health. It puts a person’s recovery back in the service user’s control. Recovery College can offer a new strand to what is available on mental health to assist people with hope, choice and learning opportunities to develop self-help and self-management skills and explore vocational and personal development’ (Hastings Peer Trainer)
2017 cohort of Sussex Recovery College Peer Trainers
Hastings Recovery College Team 2012
Brighton and Hove Recovery College Team 2013
The positive effects of Recovery College straight from the mouths of students and some of the amazing work they have produced showing how mental illness can be managed and changed by education.
We are members of the student Union and you can apply for a Union Card here. Call us on 0300 303 8086 if you have been on a course you can apply. we will give you a code to use.