Welcome to the Recovery Education Page
Mental Health Ireland in partnership with the Office of Mental Health Engagement & Recovery are delighted to use this page as a signpost to the work that’s being done by recovery colleges and recovery education services across Ireland.
These services have been leading out using innovative ways to connect, communicate, educate and reassure during the ongoing pandemic. Through online classes, peer support groups, information sharing, phone supports, materials, resources and partnership working, the services are now available to networks of people with lived experience of mental health challenges, supporters, families, providers and communities.
Recovery education is the process by which individuals explore, assimilate and create the knowledge required for recovery to occur in their own lives or in the lives of those they support or provide services to and in the local communities that sustain individuals in recovery. Recovery education takes a strength and adult education-based approach which offers the choice to engage in learning opportunities. It is underpinned by the values of self-direction, personal experience, ownership, diversity, and hopefulness. (National Recovery Education Working Group, 2017).
Recovery education offers a way of working where the expertise of service users, family members, supporters and service providers are accepted, valued and utilised to ensure better recovery outcomes for all. Through co-production, the process of designing, delivering and participating in recovery education is strengthened.
Below you will find information on each recovery college and education service, a timetable for upcoming online courses and information on recovery. To the right we will be posting News and Updates.
NEW ONLINE RESOURCE FOR LOOKING AFTER OUR MENTAL AND PHYSICAL WELLBEING LAUNCHED
The Department of Health and Healthy Ireland have created a new online resource full of information on looking after your physical and mental wellbeing. Check it out here.
QUARTERLY REVIEW NEWSLETTER – MID WEST ARIES
The quarterly review newsletter for the Mid-West Aries office. For highlights, attendance and activity for the last 3 months Check it out here.
As the days get shorter and we all get a little cosier, you may find yourself interested in learning more about self-care and how to best support your mental health and wellbeing.
Recovery Education Team CHO7 has launched its autumn schedule of coproduced workshops.
You’ll find more information at : https://recoveryeducationcho7.wordpress.com or to register, email Valerie at email@example.com.
The very first edition of the ARCHES Recovery Education Newsletter is now available for free download here
This is a peer led Newsletter with contributions from Service users, Staff, and Family members & Supporters from all areas of our mental Health Services. ARCHES is a recovery education service that has been developed by a collection of dedicated Service users, Family members & supporters, and members of staff from mental health services across Community Healthcare East.
Vision: The Recovery College takes an empowering and inclusive educational approach to mental health and well being. Our vision was to place governance outside of mental health service within the community and through community development principles.
Contact: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01 700 7907
Vision: To create a culture of recovery, to improve quality of life and promote social inclusion by empowering people with mental health challenges, their families, friends and the community through co-produced education and learning together. Download the latest Prospectus here.
Contact: Email email@example.com or call 087 3401667
Vision: Our mission is to advance personal recovery through vibrant adult education. This is a service for all in our community and I encourage you to get involved.
Contact: email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 086 0294901
Vision: The purpose of the Recovery College South East is to provide recovery orientated educational courses and workshops for people who experience mental health challenges, psychological distress, addiction and other challenges.
Contact: email email@example.com or call 056 770 3666 or 086 174 6330
Vision: To create a culture of recovery, to improve quality of life and promote social inclusion by empowering people with mental health challenges, their families, friends and the community through co-produced education and learning together.
Contact: email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Amanda Hunt 0861304869 Chloe Costello 0834806622
Vision: A Recovery Education Service for everyone that uses an adult education approach to facilitate mental health recovery. Module/course content is co-produced and co-facilitated by people with lived experience of mental health challenges.
Contact:Email: email@example.com or call 087 354 5079
Vision: A world where everyone has access to mental health education, recovery classes and civic participation. Transformative College is to provide a Mental Health Resource Centre with a qualified multidisciplinary team to provide education, participation, promote awareness, and advice to support recovery in the area of mental health.
Contact: email firstname.lastname@example.org