Overview

In line with current guidelines regarding Covid-19 the Recovery College remains physically closed to students and visitors.

If you are in need of urgent NHS mental health support you should call our free Mental Health Central Access Point on 0808 800 3302. For more information head to: www.leicspart.nhs.uk/contact/urgent-help

Service description

Recovery College LogoLeicestershire 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. 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 introductory film:

If you wish to attend a course, you will first need to enrol as a student with the college. It’s really simple, either:

  • Call 01162951196
  • Email lpt.recoverycollege@nhs.net

Referral criteria

Courses are available to anyone over 18 who receives mental health services from LPT. Also to their carers, families and friends. Courses are also available to LPT staff, volunteers and students on placement.

Anyone wishing to attend the college can enrol as a student by calling 0116 2951196 or emailing lpt.recoverycollege@nhs.net

Who to contact if you need an interpreter or information about disabled access

Please inform Recovery College staff. The interpreting service will be accessed and an interpreter can be provided for any appointments and/or courses.

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