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Discover 2020: Pandemic Stories – Gary

Gary reflects on the small but precious things lost in lockdown. 2020 will be a year forever remembered for a Pandemic that changed the world, that challenged the mental health...

Discovery 2020 - Pandemic Stories

March 8, 2021

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9 Lives by Isma Kelly, Learner

9 Lives by Isma Kelly, Learner   Looking for shelter from the Egyptian sun A shabby hungry cat wishes life was done As sleep descends on him the light starts...

C & K Recovery & Wellbeing College

February 22, 2021

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A to Z of Corona Virus

“One of our volunteers, Molly has been working on this for a little while and has kindly shared it with us A is for asymptomatic – you don’t know you’ve...

C & K Recovery & Wellbeing College

January 14, 2021

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We all wear masks!

A smiling face, a cheeky grin and a mischievous sense of humour! That is how I will remember Andy. He was my work colleague and he died aged 34. He...

Matt Ellis

January 6, 2021

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The Perils of the Pedometer

The benefits of exercise cannot be over emphasised, they go much further than mere physical fitness. In February this year, my GP, with my age and the result of a...

Robert Fisher, a friend of C & K Recovery & Wellbeing College

October 22, 2020

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Getting Active

If you would like to hear more about how Sarah, the Peer Project Support Worker for Recovery College Calderdale, has used physical activity to help her with her mental health...

C & K Recovery & Wellbeing College

October 15, 2020

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Learning and Support

" not lose hope but be renewed every day as you seek to better yourself... now and in times to come."

C & K Recovery & Wellbeing College

September 9, 2020

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"In a world where we are made to feel guilty for taking time for yourself, wellness can seem frivolous (even pointless) but I urge you to find time each week, 10 minutes if that's all you can spare, to do something that you love and give it your full attention."

Jo from Make Space

September 7, 2020

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Creativity for Mental Wellbeing

"The skills that I have gained from attending classes there have benefitted my life outside of my creativity. I am now, not only volunteering with the Recovery College delivering craft workshops but also have paid employment with Artworks too."

C & K Recovery & Wellbeing College

September 7, 2020

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One of our volunteers, Carrie has shared with us how she has been fairing during the early weeks of lockdown…. “This week has been a tough one and in these...

C & K Recovery & Wellbeing College

September 7, 2020

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