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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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Don’t think about it – just do it!

One of our learners, Mark has kindly shared how getting back in the saddle helped him on his own ‘recovery journey’ “Ten years ago, I was diagnosed with B12 deficiency;...


August 22, 2023

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Coping with Bereavement and Self-Harm

Hello, I’m Michael – if you’ve attended any courses at the Mirfield Recovery & Wellbeing College then you’ve probably met me because I’ve been on most of them myself! I...


August 9, 2023

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A Revelation!

One of our learners, Susan is a full-time carer for her husband who has Dementia.  She has kindly shared with us her experience of the Recovery & Wellbeing College and...


August 7, 2023

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I am grateful…

We recently met with one of our new learners, Sarah and she bravely shared with us her recovery journey and the things she is grateful for…. In 2021, I was...


July 26, 2023

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