Courses

A Plan for Living Well|

Come and join us for this potentially life changing course and develop your own wellness plan and get back into the driving seat of your life! Together we will explore...

Date & times

Tuesday 17 September 2024 at 10am - 1pm

Monday 30 September 2024 at 1pm - 4pm

Venues

Mirfield Community Centre, Water Royd Lane, Mirfield, WF14 9SG

Unmasked Mental Health, Halifax, 20-26 Commercial Street Halifax Town Centre Halifax HX1 1TA

A Plan for Living Well (Information session)|

Join us for this information session and discover more about A Plan for Living Well  A potentially life changing course that will help us to create our own wellness plan...

Date & times

Tuesday 3 September 2024 at 1pm - 2.30pm

Monday 16 September 2024 at 1pm - 2.30pm

Venues

Mirfield Community Centre, Water Royd Lane, Mirfield, WF14 9SG

Unmasked Mental Health, Halifax, 20-26 Commercial Street Halifax Town Centre Halifax HX1 1TA

Amazing Affirmations|

We all have negative thoughts that can bring us down if we don’t challenge them. On this brand-new workshop we will discuss how positive self-talk and affirmations can be used...

Date & times

Wednesday 9 October 2024 at 10am - 12.30pm

Venues

Mirfield Community Centre, Water Royd Lane, Mirfield, WF14 9SG

An Introduction to the Recovery & Wellbeing College|

Come and join us and learn about the Recovery & Wellbeing College and the courses we offer, designed to improve your health and wellbeing.  Our courses are free and open...

Date & times

Monday 2 September 2024 at 6pm - 7pm

Thursday 5 September 2024 at 1pm - 2.30pm

Venues

Online

Holmfirth Tech, 140 Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth, HD9 3AR

Anxiety & Stress Relief: Mind Body Connections|

Come along and join us for this fascinating one-off workshop where we will learn about the mind and body connection.  During this interactive session, together we will discuss how difficult...

Date & times

Tuesday 1 October 2024 at 6pm - 8pm

Venues

Online

Autism Awareness|

This one-off workshop looks at the life and experiences of someone living with a diagnosis on the autistic spectrum and the fascinating insight of others looking outside in. Throughout the...

Date & times

Tuesday 17 September 2024 at 10.30am - 12.30pm

Venues

Folly Hall, Huddersfield, St Thomas Road, Huddersfield HD1 3LT

Become a College Ambassador|

Has the College supported your wellbeing? Do you have a success story to share? Do you want to give back to the community? If so, this is the course for...

Date & times

Wednesday 4 September 2024 at 1pm - 3pm

Venues

Mirfield Community Centre, Water Royd Lane, Mirfield, WF14 9SG

Creative Wellbeing Walks (Calderdale)|

We will be walking in beautiful tranquil settings across Calderdale. This will include Ogden water, Manor Heath Park, Sowerby Bridge Canal and Shibden Park. We will also introduce you to...

Date & times

Thursday 5 September 2024 at 11.30am - 2.30pm

Thursday 12 September 2024 at 11.30am - 2.30pm

Thursday 19 September 2024 at 11.30am - 2.30pm

More dates available

Thursday 3 October 2024 at 11.30am - 2.30pm

More dates available

Venues

Ogden Water, Calderdale, Main Car Park, Ogden Lane, Keighley Road, Halifax HX2 8YA

Manor Heath Park, Halifax, Manor Heath Park, Halifax

Sowerby Bridge Canal, Sowerby Bridge Canal

Shibden Park, Halifax, Shibden Park

Declutter your life|

The stuff we buy and accumulate over time can clutter our minds as well as our homes.  So, join us for this insightful three-week course as together we learn how...

Date & times

Monday 7 October 2024 at 10.30am-12.30pm

Venues

Holmfirth Tech, 140 Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth, HD9 3AR

Financial Wellbeing Workshop|

Come and join us for a one-off workshop on National Financial Awareness Day 14th August. This workshop is FREE of charge and delivered by a trained financial expert from HSBC...

Date & times

Wednesday 14 August 2024 at 2pm - 4pm

Venues

Mirfield Community Centre, Water Royd Lane, Mirfield, WF14 9SG

For Those That Give Too Much|

Are you a giving person? Do you find yourself pouring from an empty cup? Do you sometimes feel resentful of how much you give to others? In this one-off workshop,...

Date & times

Wednesday 9 October 2024 at 10am - 1pm

Wednesday 4 December 2024 at 10am - 1pm

Venues

Holmfirth Tech, 140 Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth, HD9 3AR

Brian Jackson House, Huddersfield, New North Parade, Huddersfield, HD1 5JP

Fun with Felt|

Do you long to try something crafty but don’t think you “are good at art?”  Or maybe you haven’t picked up a pencil since your school days and don’t feel...

Date & times

Tuesday 10 September 2024 at 10am - 12.30pm

Venues

Mirfield Community Centre, Water Royd Lane, Mirfield, WF14 9SG

Gel Printing|

Join us for this fantastic one-off workshop and discover the basic techniques of gel printing. Alongside, our friendly Peer Project Worker, James, we will experiment with layered and mono printing...

Date & times

Tuesday 24 September 2024 at 5.30pm - 8pm

Venues

Mirfield Community Centre, Water Royd Lane, Mirfield, WF14 9SG

Get Animated: Stop Motion|

Join us, as together we learn about the fun and playful art of stop motion animation.  Over six weeks we will look at different animation styles, create our own unique...

Date & times

Thursday 17 October 2024 at 1pm - 3.30pm

Venues

Mirfield Community Centre, Water Royd Lane, Mirfield, WF14 9SG

Grow Well this Winter|

Join us in The Serenity Garden at Project Colt, Elland for a gentle and fun session of seasonal activity as we garden together through the seasons. Horticultural Therapists have known...

Date & times

Thursday 7 November 2024 at 1.00pm-3.00pm

Venues

Project Colt, Elland, Halifax, Bridgefield Mills, Elland Bridge, Elland, Halifax HX5 0SQ

Harvest Your Potential on World Mental Health Day|

To mark World Mental Health Day, we are offering a jam-packed morning full of taster sessions to introduce you to the wonderful things we have on offer at the Recovery...

Date & times

Thursday 10 October 2024 at 10am - 1pm

Venues

Mirfield Community Centre, Water Royd Lane, Mirfield, WF14 9SG

How to build confidence & communicate effectively|

Do you find it hard to say no? Do you often go along with what others want or expect? Is it tough to get your voice heard in a respectful...

Date & times

Wednesday 16 October 2024 at 1pm - 3pm

Venues

Mirfield Community Centre, Water Royd Lane, Mirfield, WF14 9SG

How to Find Freedom & Happiness with The Four Agreements|

Join us for this insightful four-week course based on the book by Don Miguel Ruiz.  With the help and support of our lovely Peer Worker, Karen and Recovery College Volunteer,...

Date & times

Monday 18 November 2024 at 6pm -8pm

Venues

Online

Joyful Journaling|

Journaling can be a helpful tool which can be used to enhance our sense of wellbeing; enabling us to express our thoughts and emotions in creative ways. This two-week course...

Date & times

Thursday 12 September 2024 at 10.30am-1pm

Venues

Howlands Centre, Dewsbury, School Street, Dewsbury, WF13 1LD

Kayaking Taster Sessions|Fully Booked

Our partners Blackdog Outdoors are running separate ‘one-off’ Kayaking Taster Sessions on the Calder & Hebble Navigation Canal, for our Calderdale and Kirklees learners. During this “one-off” taster session you...

Date & times

Thursday 8 August 2024 at 10:45am-1pm

Thursday 5 September 2024 at 10:45am-1pm

Venues

Calder & Hebble Navigation, Sowerby Bridge, Canalside, The Wharf, Sowerby Bridge, Halifax, HX6 2AG

Living Well with Anxiety|

We can all experience uncertainty, panic and signs of anxiety at times in our lives. For some, these feelings can become overwhelming and have a significant impact on our daily...

Date & times

Thursday 14 November 2024 at 2pm - 4pm

Venues

Folly Hall, Huddersfield, St Thomas Road, Huddersfield HD1 3LT

Living Well with Depression|

Sometimes the simplest things can be the hardest.  Minor tasks such as getting out of bed, answering the phone, making decisions, can all take major effort. With Depression, things that...

Date & times

Thursday 19 September 2024 at 2pm - 4pm

Venues

Mirfield Community Centre, Water Royd Lane, Mirfield, WF14 9SG

Managing Stress|

This learning seminar will help you develop your knowledge and awareness of stress, how stress affects you and most importantly what you can do to manage it. The session will...

Date & times

Tuesday 10 September 2024 at 12.30pm - 2.30pm

Venues

Online

Mindful Doodles|

Taking some time out to focus on a mindful and creative activity can really help enhance our sense of wellbeing. So come and join us for this six-week online course....

Date & times

Wednesday 4 September 2024 at 10am-12pm

Venues

Online

Mindful Mondays: Make your own mini masterpiece|

For those of us who don’t think we are artistic, or believe we can’t paint or draw then this workshop is for us! Using three different abstract artists for inspiration,...

Date & times

Monday 7 October 2024 at 1pm - 3pm

Venues

Howlands Centre, Dewsbury, School Street, Dewsbury, WF13 1LD

Mindful Mondays: Mandala Stones|

Join us as together we discover the therapeutic art of creating beautiful mandala designs on stones. During this one-off session, we’ll be guided and inspired to create our own decorative...

Date & times

Monday 23 September 2024 at 1pm - 3pm

Venues

Howlands Centre, Dewsbury, School Street, Dewsbury, WF13 1LD

Mindful Mondays: Plastic Fantastic|

Come along and join us for this fun and eco-friendly workshop which will teach us how to take everyday plastics and recycle them into funky ‘forever flowers’ that can be...

Date & times

Monday 21 October 2024 at 1pm - 3pm

Venues

Howlands Centre, Dewsbury, School Street, Dewsbury, WF13 1LD

Mindful Mondays: Trash to Treasure|

Join us for another fabulous creative workshop where we repurpose a simple household glass container into a kindness jar.  With the help and support of our lovely facilitator, Carolyn we...

Date & times

Monday 14 October 2024 at 1pm - 3pm

Venues

Howlands Centre, Dewsbury, School Street, Dewsbury, WF13 1LD

Mindful Mondays: Zentangle Art|

Join us for an absorbing and engaging mindful drawing workshop which will help us to focus on the now. The drawing method of Zentangle requires us to create repetitive patterns...

Date & times

Monday 30 September 2024 at 1pm - 3pm

Venues

Howlands Centre, Dewsbury, School Street, Dewsbury, WF13 1LD

Mindfulness|

Mindfulness is a life skill we can all learn. It involves the ability to become aware of what is happening in the present moment, rather than being on automatic pilot,...

Date & times

Thursday 24 October 2024 at 11am - 12pm

Venues

Online

Monday Funday|

With the summer holidays upon us, we think that now is the perfect time to have some fun!  During this one-off INTERACTIVE workshop we will, as a group, play some...

Date & times

Monday 22 July 2024 at 1pm - 3pm

Venues

Mirfield Community Centre, Water Royd Lane, Mirfield, WF14 9SG

Mosaics|

It’s back!  Previously, this fabulous five-week course has been one of our most popular and we are sure it will continue to be a firm favourite here at the Recovery...

Date & times

Wednesday 25 September 2024 at 12.30pm - 3.30pm

Venues

Mirfield Community Centre, Water Royd Lane, Mirfield, WF14 9SG

Online Introduction to the Recovery College – for Professionals|

Are you a Social Prescriber?  Do you work in a health or social care setting?  Do you provide support to someone living with mental health issues? If so, this informal...

Date & times

Wednesday 11 September 2024 at 1pm - 2pm

Venues

Online

Peer Mentoring|

In this engaging 8-week face to face course, we’ll be exploring what mentoring is and building the skills to become a successful mentor, and to support others. Do you want...

Date & times

Monday 16 September 2024 at 10am - 1pm

Venues

Mirfield Community Centre, Water Royd Lane, Mirfield, WF14 9SG

Rhyme & Reason: Poetry Workshop|

On National Poetry Day, join us for this brand-new, inspiring and uplifting workshop, designed to nurture your creativity, self-expression and sense of wellbeing. Our friendly and supportive facilitators will provide an...

Date & times

Thursday 3 October 2024 at 10am - 12.30pm

Venues

Mirfield Community Centre, Water Royd Lane, Mirfield, WF14 9SG

ROKT Climbing Development Course|

Back by popular demand…Our Partners ROKT Climbing Gym are launching more free climbing courses for you our Calderdale and Kirklees Learners. During this Climbing Development course you will have a...

Date & times

Monday 9 September 2024 at 11.30am - 1pm

Venues

ROKT Climbing Gym, Brighouse, Mill Royd St, Brighouse HD6 1EY

Stand Up Paddleboarding|Fully Booked

Our partners Blackdog Outdoors are running a ‘one-off’ Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) Taster Sessions on the Calder & Hebble Navigation Canal, for our Calderdale and Kirklees learners. SUPs are becoming...

Date & times

Thursday 25 July 2024 at 10.45am-1pm

Venues

Calder & Hebble Navigation, Sowerby Bridge, Canalside, The Wharf, Sowerby Bridge, Halifax, HX6 2AG

Steps to Success|

This ever-popular and inspiring eight-week course delivered by Kirklees Success Centre introduces us to different strategies we can use to help develop our self-esteem, motivation and plans for the future. ...

Date & times

Tuesday 8 October 2024 at 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Venues

Online

The Delights of Decopatch|

Decopatch is a creative activity using mixed media and paper craft techniques. On this fabulous brand-new course, our amazing facilitator, Wendy will introduce you to the techniques of this wonderful...

Date & times

Friday 20 September 2024 at 10.30am-12.30pm

Venues

Howlands Centre, Dewsbury, School Street, Dewsbury, WF13 1LD

The Five Ways to Wellbeing|

Join us for this fab two-week course where, with the help and support of friendly facilitator, Karl from the Richmond Fellowship we will explore all aspects of improving and maintaining...

Date & times

Tuesday 8 October 2024 at 1pm-3pm

Tuesday 5 November 2024 at 1pm-3pm

Venues

Thrive at Connect Housing, Dewsbury, 21 Bond Street, Dewsbury, WF13 1AX

Media Centre, Huddersfield, 7 Northumberland Street, Huddersfield, HD1 1RL

The M Word: Menopause Awareness|

This learning seminar will help you develop your knowledge and awareness of the menopause; the symptoms, how it may affect you and, most importantly what you can do to manage...

Date & times

Tuesday 15 October 2024 at 1.00pm- 2.30pm

Venues

Online

Tools to Soothe: self-care essentials|

When facing challenges or difficulties in life, we don’t always know how to soothe or take care of ourselves effectively. Often, we can turn to unhelpful or destructive coping strategies....

Date & times

Monday 16 September 2024 at 6pm - 7.30pm

Venues

Holmfirth Tech, 140 Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth, HD9 3AR

Understanding Anxiety|

This learning seminar aims to help you understand anxiety, how it affects you and how you can start to take control of it. Designed and delivered by two friendly psychological...

Date & times

Tuesday 8 October 2024 at 12.30pm - 2.30pm

Venues

Online

Understanding Dementia|

Are you concerned about your memory or that of a loved one?  Have you or someone you know been recently diagnosed with Dementia?  Do you work or volunteer with people...

Date & times

Friday 11 October 2024 at 10am - 12pm

Venues

Online

Understanding Hearing Voices|

Did you know that the experience of hearing voices that other people do not is more common than many of us realise?  Are you interested in developing an understanding of...

Date & times

Thursday 17 October 2024 at 1pm - 3pm

Venues

Online

What’s On?|

Join us for this one-off workshop where we will discover more about other services, activities and groups beyond the Recovery & Wellbeing College, to help us reach our full potential...

Date & times

Monday 29 July 2024 at 2pm - 4pm

Venues

Mirfield Community Centre, Water Royd Lane, Mirfield, WF14 9SG

Window Decorations Workshop|

Have you ever wanted to have a go at making your own window display? This is your opportunity to give it a go and create something that you can take...

Date & times

Thursday 15 August 2024 at 11.30am - 2pm

Venues

The Outback Community Garden, Halifax, Lightowler Road, HX1 5NB

Window Walk-Mount Tabor, Halifax|

Come and join us for a wellbeing walk around Mount Tabor led by Jess from Creative Minds. The local community are decorating their windows and gardens for the summer. We...

Date & times

Thursday 1 August 2024 at 11.30am-2.00pm

Venues

Mount Tabor, Halifax, Meet at the Hunter Hill/Balkram Road Bus Stop, Mixenden, HX2 8SU

Woolbeing: mandalas, pom-poms & tassles|

Join us for this brand-new creative and soothing workshop where we’ll explore the many therapeutic benefits of working with wool. With the help and support of our lovely Peer Worker,...

Date & times

Thursday 19 September 2024 at 10am - 1pm

Venues

Holmfirth Tech, 140 Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth, HD9 3AR