Before you get started, we’d like you to learn a little bit more about what co-production is and (more importantly) is not.
If you’re looking for something in a paper format to send out to someone you’re working with, you can download and print this leaflet (as we no longer offer a full printed prospectus).
Improving Recovery through Organisational Change (ImROC) paper on the ideas behind recovery colleges and implementing these.
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal article on the unique approaches of recovery colleges.
Improving Recovery through Organisational Change (ImROC) paper on recovery colleges 10 years on.
Improving Recovery through Organisational Change (ImROC) paper on experiences of co-production.
Improving Recovery through Organisational Change (ImROC) paper on supporting recovery in mental health services.
Centre Forum paper on the role of recovery colleges in the route to employment.
NESTA paper on the values and challenges of co-production.
Pre-curser for Post-Diagnostic Dementia Support within the ReCOVERY College Model: A Realist Evaluation (DiSCOVERY), part of a National Institute for Health Research/Health Services and Delivery Research researcher-led stream project
20 minute training on suicide awareness from the Zero Suicide Alliance, aiming to give people who participate (at their own pace, in their own time) the skills and confidence to help someone who may be considering suicide.
The Zero Suicide Alliance also have other free, shorter modules available to support people with suicide awareness.
Carers UK have published guidance for health professionals which explains how the offer works and includes an access code to provide unpaid carers as well as ideas and tips for how to refer them for support. https://www.carersuk.org/images/Downloads/DRC_guide.pdf