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Permission to take care of me

Big thanks to one of our long-standing learners, who has told us how attending the College is helping her discover how to give herself permission to take care of herself....

RWC Learner

May 22, 2024

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Overcoming fear, self-doubt and anxiety

We are so grateful to learner, Robert who has shared his experience of attending the Recovery & Wellbeing College and how it has helped him move forward in his life...


May 20, 2024

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Restoring Joy

A massive thank you to our Peer Worker, Laura.D who has shared her inspiring story of recovery.  We hope you feel equally inspired! ‘Hi, I’m Laura and I am 51...

Laura D

May 14, 2024

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A place where I belong

If you have attended any of our courses at the Pathways site in Mirfield, you may have crossed paths with longstanding learner and ‘friend of’ the College, Joy. If so,...

Joy, RWC learner

February 26, 2024

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A lifeline

Big thanks to learner, Charlotte who has kindly shared with us her Recovery College journey. We’re certain she will continue to build friendships, learn and grow, whether in the classroom,...

Charlotte, RWC learner

February 20, 2024

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Wellbeing Walks: a beacon of hope

Huge thanks to our learner Simon, for kindly sharing his experience of our recent Creative Wellbeing Walks.  We are so pleased that these have made such a positive difference to...

Simon, RWC Learner

December 12, 2023

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From zero to hero!

Big thanks to learner, Wendy who has kindly shared with us her recovery story, about receiving a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder and how she feels she has gone from...

Wendy, RWC Learner

December 12, 2023

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Growth & Confidence

From being a shut-away, couch potato to a confident man, new learner, Peter tells us how the College proved to be a remarkable catalyst for change in his life. My...

Peter, RWC Learner

November 14, 2023

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Overcoming Barriers

BIG Shout Out to one of our lovely learners, Maria who has recently won the Kirklees Adult Learner of the Year 2023 Award.  Read on to discover the reason she...


October 24, 2023

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One day at a time

We are really grateful to Geraldine, a RWC learner and ‘Friend of the College’, who has kindly shared with us her story of living with Bipolar and some wonderful insights...


September 27, 2023

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