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Leicestershire Recovery College

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Leicestershire Recovery College is an NHS college offering a range of recovery-focused educational courses and resources for people aged 18 and over who have lived mental health experience, along with their friends, family and Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust staff.
The Recovery College is sited on the Glenfield Hospital site and offers satellite courses at venues across Leicestershire and Rutland - see our satellite bases map.

The college offers a range of courses designed to contribute to wellbeing and recovery, supporting people to recognise their own resourcefulness and skills in order to become experts in their own self care and achieve the things they want to in life.

 The courses cover a range of topics:

  • Getting involved

  • Understanding/experience of mental health conditions

  • Building your life

  • Developing skills and knowledge

  • Physical health and wellbeing

If you are thinking of enrolling at the college and feel nervous about what to expect, or simply would like to know more about what this would involve, or if you are a professional working with adults you think might benefit from enrolling and you would like to know more please take a few minutes to watch this new introductory film 

Please see or download our NEW Autumn 2019 prospectus

Recovery College prospectus autumn 2019 cover

 If you wish to attend a course, you will first need to enrol as a student with the college. It's really simple - call 01162951196, email or or download our enrolment form

Watch a short film with highlights of student feedback from an evaluation of the college's work carried out by Leicester Universtiy psychology student Abigail Joiner which was presented to college supporters in May 2018

Want to know more about the college? Read our frequently asked questions

How to find us

Leicestershire Recovery College is based at the Glenfield Hosptial site in Leicester. Situated just opposite the main entrance to the Bennion Centre. Please see map for further details. The college is open to students Monday to Friday 9.30am - 4.30pm.

Some courses are also delivered from the following satellite bases:

  • Fearon Hall, Rectory Road, Loughborough
  • Rutland Adult Learning Service, Oakham Enterprise Park, Oakham
  • West End Neighbourhood Centre, Andrews Street, Leicester
  • Mett Centre, Lee Circle, Leicester
  • A Place to Grow, Mill Lane, Enderby
  • Blaby District Council Offices, Narborough
  • Riverside Pavilion, Braunstone Lane East, Leicester
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