Welcome to the Devon Recovery Learning Community
A Recovery College providing courses for the wellbeing of people in Devon.
Our students are people with lived experience of mental health difficulties, their family and friends, and the professionals who support them. Our courses aim to provide:
Important enrolment dates for the Spring/summer Term 2017!
Spring courses start 1st March to the 31st May, enrolment opens on February 13th. Spring courses are identified by a Butterfly
Summer courses start 1st June to 31st August, enrolment opens on May 1st. Summer courses are identified by a Sun
- about the experience of mental distress
- about what we mean by Recovery
- ways of managing a mental health problem
- how to look after your own wellbeing
- how to think about getting back into work
- practical creative skills like woodworking
- the chance to meet other people and share your experience
- opening up new avenues for learning
- making new choices possible
About our courses
People with lived experience of mental health difficulties have worked alongside mental health and education professionals to produce the courses.
For most of the courses, the tutors will bring both personal and professional experience to the session. Click here to learn more
You can see all the courses we offer and book on them via the Courses section of the website.
All our courses, information about us, our library and how to get in touch, plus details of venues are all in the prospectus.
What is Recovery Education?
For teachers and students it can help to get a clear picture of what we mean by ‘Recovery Learning’. A great summary of Recovery Learning principles is available in this leaflet. If you would like to learn more about Recovery you can also visit the Recovery Devon website where you will find many resources and a whole community of like-minded contributors.