ABOUT US

WHO WE ARE

--------------------------------The Humber Recovery and Wellbeing College (HR&WC) is a team within the Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust and we are the only Recovery College in the Humber Vale & Coast Sustainability and Transformation (STP) footprint.

 

We are a small, talented team of paid/volunteer tutors and peer supporters who work in partnership with our students and other local organisations

Meet the Team

WHAT WE DO

----------------------------We utilise an educational model, a strong focus on lived experience and personal strengths to celebrate these principles, challenge stigmas and injustices associated with mental health and promote good mental wellbeing within our shared communities.

 

We release prospectuses full of various free/low cost courses about 3 times a year...........

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ELIGIBILITY

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Recovery College courses are free and open to people over the age of 16 who live in Hull and East Riding area and feel they may benefit from the courses offered. Our courses focus on Mental Health Recovery, but all courses are open to absolutely everyone!

To be eligible all you really need is to be willing to give it a go!

LEARNING SUPPORT

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We aim to provide an accessible and inclusive learning environment for all our students at all our venues, which are wheelchair friendly. Please let us know in advance of attending your course if you have additional needs and we will do our best to support you.

Some courses may require a certain level of ability or means to engage, but these will be explained within individual course descriptions and on enrolment

OUR CHALLENGES

-------------------------------The challenge for  the Humber Recovery College & mental health services is to assist people in this journey. This requires us to move beyond a narrow focus on symptom reduction to helping people to rebuild lives that they find satisfying, meaningful and valued.

DIGNITY & RESPECT

-------------------------------The Humber Recovery & Wellbeing College challenges discrimination and stigma wherever it exists within our own services or the broader community

REAL CHOICES

----------------------------The Humber Recovery & Wellbeing College supports and empowers individuals to make their own choices about how they want to lead their lives and acknowledges choices need to be meaningful and creatively explored. It supports individuals to build on their strengths and take as much responsibility for their lives as they can as well as ensuring that there is a balance between duty of care and support for individuals to take positive risks and make the most of new opportunities

WHAT IS RECOVERY

------------------------------------------------------------------Recovery is a personal journey of discovery. It involves making sense of, and finding meaning in, what has happened; becoming an expert in your own self-care; building a new sense of self and purpose in life; discovering your own resourcefulness and possibilities and using these, and the resources available to you, to pursue your aspirations and goals

UNIQUENESS OF THE INDIVIDUAL

-------------------------------------------------------------------The Humber Recovery & Wellbeing college knows that  recovery is not necessarily about cure but is about having opportunities for choices and living a meaningful, satisfying and purposeful life, and being a valued member of the community. The college accepts that recovery outcomes are personal and unique for each individual and go beyond an exclusive health focus to include an emphasis on social inclusion and quality of life. It empowers individuals so they recognise that they are at the centre of the care they receive

I have another question or would like to know more... Who do I ask?

 

You can ask anyone in the Recovery College team at our events or if you see them during the workshops/courses. You can contact us via Twitter (@HFTRecoveryCol) or Facebook (/HumberRecoveryCollege). Ring our office on 01482 389 124 or email us at hnf-tr.recoverycollege@nhs.net and we’ll do our best to answer your questions.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)