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Recovery College

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In line with Government guidelines, the Recovery College is likely to be closed for all classroom-based courses until late 2021.

However, we are now offering new online courses and resources to all of our existing students and the general public.

You can also keep in touch with what’s coming up by reading our Recovery College newsletter.

If you would like any further information, please contact us.

General Details

The Recovery College was set up to empower people with mental health problems to become experts in their own recovery. It provides a range of courses and workshops to service users, carers and members of staff to develop their skills, understand mental health, identify goals and support their access to opportunities.

What is Recovery?

• Recovery is learning to live a meaningful life beyond illness, either with or without ongoing symptoms

• Recovery is a journey of personal development and discovery which focuses on your wellbeing

What is the Recovery College? 

• The Recovery College was set up by the Trust in 2013 to empower people with lived experience of mental health challenges to become experts in their own recovery

• It was developed jointly in a process of co-production by NSFT staff and people with this lived experience

• It provides courses to help people build an understanding of themselves

• It provides opportunities for people to learn, grow and plan for the future

• The courses are co-developed and co-delivered by people with lived experience and learned experience of mental health challenges

Who can attend the Recovery College?

If you are 16 years or over, have lived experience and meet the following eligibility criteria, you can attend the Recovery College. 

Who to contact

01603 421421
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Trust Headquarters, Hellesdon Hospital
Drayton High Road

Telephone your local Recovery College administrator:

Bury St Edmunds – 01284 733110

Great Yarmouth and Waveney – 01502 533141

Ipswich – 01449 745297

King’s Lynn – 01553 736018

Norwich and central Norfolk – 01603 421169

Where to go

Area served
All Suffolk

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Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

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