I think it is important that 16-25 year olds have a safe place
I am finally valued in my life. The Wakefield Recovery College has rebuilt me.
STEP UP’s story
She explained that she didn’t feel like the odd one out - there were others in the same boat as her...I’d recommend the Wakefield Recovery College to both clients and advisors - it helped me gain a deeper understanding.
It made me realise that there is nothing like listening first-hand to the experiences of those living with the condition to give you a clearer picture of their experiences and struggles they deal with daily
“Our Caz”, had been picked by the police and was in a psychiatric hospital somewhere in north London and she needed to be brought back “up to a ward up north...”. “C’mon lad, we’re off to London” dad said.
I had low confidence and believed I couldn't achieve anything...I am really proud of what I can now achieve.
I have higher self-esteem through attending the courses and volunteering now has helped me in particular.
The Recovery College were very helpful, meeting me before the course, making sure everything for the course was suitable for me.
They have kept me active both mentally and physically over the past few months
I have the Recovery College to thank for giving me the necessary skills to engage and the drive to work in the NHS.