New free courses added to Brighton & Hove Recovery College’s Autumn Term

Posted on 18 October 2021

Brighton and Hove Recovery College, offer educational courses as a route to recovery from mental health challenges. All their courses are FREE and designed and delivered by people with lived experience of mental health challenges, together with clinical staff and other professionals.

The College is provided in partnership with the Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and as part of the Community Roots network of mental health support.

Although enrolment for their main term has closed, the College have added some new virtual sessions to the term and spaces are available for the following which will be held online using Zoom:

Managing Depression Course

Course length: Five sessions
Time: 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Thursday: 28th October, 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th November

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the causes of depression, including physical, psychological, behavioural and social factors
  • Identify your strengths and try out new strategies; including helpful beliefs and values, nourishing activities and ways of relating to others
  • To take away key messages about how to look after yourself and how to best cope with depression in the future

Themed Coffee and Chat sessions

Theme: Favourite Book
Time: 11:00am – 12:30pm
Wednesday: 17th November

Theme: Favourite Place
Time: 11:00am – 12:30pm
Thursday: 25th November

Theme: Favourite Film
Time: 11:00am – 12:30pm
Friday: 3rd December

If you would like to take part in the above course or sessions please contact the College by calling 07458 092317 or by email at:

For more information about the College, click here.