Recovery College Workshops

workshopThe Recovery College Bexley Workshop information is as accurate as possible at the time of publication, but courses are subject to change or cancellation based on interest and the number of people enrolling.

Please contact Recovery College Bexley to express interest or enrol on a course. Please do not turn up for a course unless you have enrolled and received confirmation from the Recovery College Bexley .

Email: recovery@mindinbexley.org.uk
Phone: 0208 303 8932 Option 1
Post: Mind in Bexley – Westhill House. 2B Devonshire Road, Bexleyheath. DA6 8DS

Recovery College Prospectus 2017 PDF

aspergersAn Introduction to Asperger’s Syndrome is a course for anyone who is affected by Asperger’s, whether that is through personal experience, being a carer or as a professional. The course looks to give an overview of what Asperger’s Syndrome is, how it can affect those involved and the types of support and intervention that can contribute towards recovery.

This course will help to provide an overall understanding about Asperger’s Syndrome and the possible impact this may have on the individual and on family life. Strategies and practical guidance for working with Asperger’s Syndrome will also be addressed.

This course aims to give participants an opportunity to contribute, either by sharing their own experiences or by having a chance to ask questions in order to develop their own understanding.

This is delivered in a single session by Bridging the Gap, a local organisation in Bexley.

Please contact the Bexley Recovery College to enrol
Venue: Mind in Bexley, Westhill House. 2B Devonshire Road, Bexleyheath. DA6 8DS

CARERS IN MIND.fwIn this course we aim to build the resilience and confidence of those caring for a relative or friend experiencing mental ill health or dual diagnosis.
Topics covered:

• Understanding the caring role.
• Looking after yourself.
• Reducing stress and anxiety.
• Meeting others in similar situations can be an opportunity to build a support network that is based on shared empathy and mutual respect.

Please contact the Bexley Recovery College to enrol
Venue: Mind in Bexley, Westhill House. 2B Devonshire Road, Bexleyheath. DA6 8DS

interviewThis session aims to give you a greater understanding of the format and content of potential interviews.
It aims to help you feel more confident and prepared for upcoming interviews.
 
It will give you an understanding of what interviews are for and provide an opportunity to practice!

The session will offer advice on filling in application forms to increase the chances of success.  

Please contact the Bexley Recovery College to enrol
Venue: Mind in Bexley, Westhill House. 2B Devonshire Road, Bexleyheath. DA6 8DS

bipolarLiving with bipolar can be an emotional rollercoaster. This follows on the themes of recovery, self-management and wellbeing and this course will help you to develop effective strategies to enable you to explore further ways in which you can take back control and manage your challenges.

This course is delivered by Bipolar UK.

Please contact the Bexley Recovery College to enrol
Venue: Mind in Bexley, Westhill House. 2B Devonshire Road, Bexleyheath. DA6 8DS

medicationFinding the therapeutic dose of a certain medication for mental distress can enable people to live meaningful and purposeful lives.

This half day course provides you with an overview of the different types of medications prescribed including: anti-psychotic medications, anti-depressants, anxiolytic medications and ‘mood stabilisers’.
Getting the best from any medication often involves asking the doctor the right questions. The second part of this course will highlight key things that you may wish to talk to the doctor about when considering taking or supporting someone to take medication of any sort. These may include the likelihood of experiencing side-effects, whether there may be withdrawal symptoms, what to do if a dose was missed and how long the medication might be prescribed for.

This is delivered by Oxleas NHS Trust.

Please contact the Bexley Recovery College to enrol
Venue: Mind in Bexley, Westhill House. 2B Devonshire Road, Bexleyheath. DA6 8DS