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Here is our Recovery College programme for November and December 2019

Starting in November…

Vision Board - Tuesday 19th and 26th November, 2pm – 4pm. Vision Boards allow us to take our dreams, goals and ambitions and make them into a visual. Literally, a vision board is any sort of board on which you display images that represent whatever you want to be, do or have in your life. No artistic abilities are necessary, but feel free to bring along photos and props that represent your future self.

Starting in December…

Art to Recovery - Rediscover the five senses – Sight, Sound, Touch, Taste and Smell. Self-expression and communication through motivational art making activities.  Starts Monday 2rd December, 10am – 12pm. Then Monday 9th and 16th December.

Understanding Bipolar - There are many misconceptions about bipolar disorder, a lifelong disorder characterised by often persistent highs and persistent lows.  Monday 2nd December, 2pm – 4pm.

The Confidence Gap - Do you or someone you know feel like your confidence is holding you back? This 3-week course will help you explore what confidence really is and how to work towards it.  Starts Wednesday 4th December, 2pm – 4pm. Then Wednesday 11th and 18th December.

Understanding Pain – Mind Body - Modern medical approaches to chronic pain have not been dramatically successful. Therefore, it is generally assumed that chronic pain will never go away, so the best we can do is to cope with it. Scientific advances in understanding the brain reveal that many times the pain is literally "in the brain".  This is an opportunity to learn a bit more about the process of pain in relation to the mind body connection.  Monday 9th December, 2pm – 4pm.

To make a booking, please visit here.

We also have several ongoing classes which are now fully subscribed:

WELLNESS RECOVERY ACTION PLANNING (WRAP) © - Thursdays 10am-12pm and Fridays 10am – 12pm. This course will enable you to create your own wellness plan by recognising that you are the expert in your own experience. In this 7-week interactive workshop you will explore what recovery means to you, what keeps you well and what you find challenging. You will also identify ways to overcome difficult situations and stay in control of your recovery and wellbeing.

Connect – Mondays and Tuesdays, 10am-12.30pm. This 16-week training programme helps adults who have personal experience of mental health issues benefit from learning or work opportunities. You will explore and identify your skills, qualities and talents. Find out about training & work opportunities and improve your job-seeking skills. Run in partnership with Perth College UHI.

PDA (PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AWARD SQF LEVEL 7) – Wednesdays, 9.30am-12.30pm. This 24-week PDA will equip candidates with the knowledge, skills and values necessary to carry out the role of a Peer Support Worker. It was developed by the Scottish Recovery Network and is accredited by the Scottish Qualifications Authority.  Discovering Mindfulness – Thursdays, 10am-12pm. This 7-week course is an opportunity to learn about and experience mindfulness in a group setting. This course looks at the supporting evidence and encourages discussion in relation to mindfulness.

Our regular social groups are running all November and end on Friday 20th December...

YourSpace Social Group – Fridays, 2pm-4pm. The weekly social group gives you a chance to meet and share experiences with your peers in a safe environment.

CAFÉ CONNECTIONS @Blend – Fridays 11am. Meet and share experiences with your peers and a Peer Support Worker in the local community.

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