Recovery College (Brighton & Hove)
Courses focus on recovery and self-management skills and range in length from one-day workshops to longer courses running for eight weeks, on subjects such as ‘Mindfulness’ and ‘Managing Anxiety’. The courses are based at community venues across Brighton and Hove including our Learning and Community Hub at Frederick Place and our Preston Park Recovery Centre.
Whether you are hoping to gain a better understanding of mental health challenges or are looking to develop new skills and abilities you didn’t think you had, take a look at what we have to offer in our College Prospectus (see below).
How to apply
We provide courses and workshops over three terms each year. Ahead of each term, we host an Open Day to showcase what's on offer and give prospective students an opportunity to talk to the Recovery College team, Peer Trainers and Buddies about courses of interest. If you can’t attend the Open Day, you can always take a look at our College Prospectus online and/ or give us a call.
You can register on up to three courses, which you can do by completing a registration form (available to download below). After this, you will be invited to attend a meeting with a Peer Trainer to complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) to discuss what you want out of the Recovery College and your future goals.
Summer Term 2019
Our Summer Term starts in May 2019 and we're really excited to share the Summer Term Prospectus with you (download below).
Whilst the registration window to apply for courses in the Summer Term has now closed, you can still register your interest and we will get in touch with you if any space on courses becomes available. Please see below for our contact details.
Our next term will be our Autumn term, which starts in September 2019 - details will be shared on this page closer to the time.
Am I eligible?
The College is available for people aged 18+ living in Brighton and Hove with mental health support needs. Carers and people working within the mental health sector are also welcome.
Our Students’ Union and NUS membership
All students of the Recovery College are welcome to join the College’s Students’ Union. Through the Union you can share your experiences and ideas on how we can continually develop the College. As our Union is part of the National Union of Students (NUS) you are entitled to an NUS membership card which offers you a wide range of discounts and offers. To find out more or to gain an NUS discount card visit www.nus.org.uk.