Stories

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.

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Janette’s story

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

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Becca’s story

being a part of the team has developed my confidence and has given me a real insight into mental health services

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Leo’s Story

“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.

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Emma’s story

I had low confidence and believed I couldn't achieve anything...I am really proud of what I can now achieve.

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Nicola’s story

I have higher self-esteem through attending the courses and volunteering now has helped me in particular.

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Tom’s story

The Recovery College were very helpful, meeting me before the course, making sure everything for the course was suitable for me.

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Bob’s Story

They have kept me active both mentally and physically over the past few months

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Liam’s story

I have the Recovery College to thank for giving me the necessary skills to engage and the drive to work in the NHS.

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Martin’s story

The Recovery College to me means making classes fun, friendly, sociable and creative environments, helping students to achieve a positive effect on their mental wellbeing.

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