Recovery College

Welcome to the Plymouth & District Mind Recovery College

Plymouth MindWe are a local mental health charity and we have been supporting the mental health of our community for over 30 years. Our Recovery College is a place where people can learn about recovery and wellbeing in a supportive environment.  It is also a place where people can think about their hopes and aspirations and explore how to overcome the barriers that can prevent them leading the life they want to live. 

We are not a college in the traditional sense (there are no exams or difficult assessments!). Instead, we provide a range of services that support people to regain hope, to learn, grow, share and discuss.  Our courses, workshops, support groups and counselling service will provide you with the opportunities you need to support your mental health and wellbeing.

Our Aim

We aim to provide a warm and safe space in which to think about and practise recovery.  All our recovery services are designed for people who have lived experience of mental health challenges, supporters/carers, and people who work in services. All of our courses are also co-written by people with life experience of recovery alongside people who have clinical or health professional experience.

Equality and Diversity

We are committed to ensuring equality of opportunity. This means that everyone who participates in the college is treated equally regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, mobility, religion, or beliefs.

Learning Support

We offer information and guidance about all our Recovery College services. We will also work with you to create a learning and development (LDP) before you start any of our courses in particular. We are dedicated to ensuring that you get the most from whatever service you access through the Recovery College.

What do we offer? Follow the links to find out more…

  1.  Courses and workshops to help you develop positive lifestyles and choices.
  2. Counselling
  3. Support Groups
  4. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
NEW! Download our recovery college programme here

Plymouth & District Mind Recovery College acknowledges support from Plymouth City Council and  the Big Lottery Fund.







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