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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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Finding me again

We asked one of our newest learners, Lynda about what she had ‘recovered’ from attending the College.  This is what she had to say… “I arrived at the Recovery and...


July 24, 2023

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There is hope….

We saw a familiar face on one of our Mission 2 Mend workshops recently, when one of our learners, Ali arrived to facilitate the class. Read on to discover her...


May 23, 2023

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Go Fish!

After attending one of our beginners ‘Go Fish!’ courses delivered by our partners, Eden’s Forest, and subsequently joining the follow-up intermediate course, we asked one of our learners, Mark, about...


April 25, 2023

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In Search of Roots

"the roots of the West Yorkshire woodlands held me when I felt little else could...."


April 12, 2023

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Self Soothe and Self Care

My name is Louise and I’m a passionate advocate for self-soothe and self-care. Just over 5 years ago, during a very desperate time in my life, when I didn’t even...


January 10, 2023

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Yoga – a tool to manage depression

My connection to Yoga came at a dark time, when it felt there was no way out of depression. I found my head was all over the place, I couldn’t...

Laura, Umbrella Yoga

November 21, 2022

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