Working in partnership with

MindSpace Stamford is a registered charity in England (no.1181637) and a registered company (no. 1189840) in England and Wales.

Registered Address: MindSpace Stamford Limited,
Shyp House, 1 Barnack Road,
Stamford, Lincolnshire. PE9 2NA

Recovery College

The Recovery College is part of Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust that runs free mental health courses in Stamford.

The Recovery College uses an educational based approach to help people recognise and develop their personal resourcefulness and awareness in order to become experts in their self-care, make informed choices and do the things they want to in life.

All our courses are co-designed and co-delivered by experts with lived experience of mental ill health, peer trainers and expert health professionals.

Introduction To Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP)

an introduction to help us understand WRAP

The Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) is a widely used tool within the field of mental health. It is designed to help us to identify the things which may affect or reflect our wellbeing and create action plans to enable us to respond in helpful and effective ways.

Dates: Autumn Term - TBC

Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder

Recently diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) or Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder? Living with someone who has BPD? Just wanting to find out more? This taster session will help us widen our knowledge of BPD

Dates: Autumn term - TBC

Bouncing Back! 

exploring resilience in mental health

All of us experience ups and downs in life but not all of us respond in the same way. Some of us seem to thrive in difficult times whilst others are overwhelmed and struggle to cope.

Dates: Autumn term - TBC

Stressed Out?

how to manage the stresses of life better

All of us recognise that sometimes the pressure of modern life can become too much.

Dates: Autumn term - TBC

Understanding Psychosis

Recently experienced psychosis? Living with someone who experiences psychosis? Just wanting to find out more? This course will help you widen our knowledge of psychosis

Dates: Autumn term - TBC

Developing My Own Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP)

creating action plans to help us manage our mental health and wellbeing

The Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) is a widely-used tool within mental health services. It is designed to help us to identify the things which may affect our wellbeing and create action plans to enable us to respond in helpful and effective ways.
This course (either 3 weekly sessions or over 2 days) will help us to manage our mental health and wellbeing.

Dates:  Autumn Term - TBC

Living Well With Voices

understanding the experience of hearing and living well with voices

The experience of hearing voices is surprisingly common, yet remains something of a taboo, seldom openly talked about.

This 3 session course will help us to understand the experience of voice-hearing and learning to live well with voices

Dates: Autumn term - TBC

Changing for the better

how we can successfully make positive changes in our lives

Most of us try to make positive changes in our daily lives – lose weight, get more active, get a better work-life balance, for example.
Sometimes we succeed and feel better for it.
However, often we may struggle to make a start or give up after a time, only to end up feeling that we’ve failed.
This 3 session course will help us be more successful in making positive changes

Dates: Autumn Term - TBC

Lost Your Spark?

how to manage low mood and depression better

All of us experience times when our mood dips and we lose some of our sparkle. Sometimes periods of low mood become more frequent, or they become more severe and daily life can become a struggle. We may spend more time alone and do less of the things we enjoy.

Dates: Autumn term - TBC

Feeling The Fear

how to manage our anxiety better so that we live life more

All of us are familiar with the feelings of anxiety when we need to do something challenging, like taking a driving test or going for a job interview. But some of us feel anxious most days, sometimes even when there’s no obvious reason.

Dates: Autumn term - TBC

Understanding Bipolar Disorder

Recently diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder?
Living with someone who has Bipolar Disorder? Just wanting to find out more?

This course will help us widen our knowledge of Bipolar Disorder

Dates: Autumn term - TBC

Understanding Dementia

Living with someone who has Dementia?
Just wanting to find out more? This course will help us to understand dementia and how to better support someone with dementia

Dates: Autumn Term - TBC

Dreaming Of A Better Sleep

how to get a better night’s sleep

We all need sleep, and most of us soon recognise when we’ve not had enough.
Sleep is a most natural state, and yet many of us experience problems with our sleep.
This 2 session course will help us understand and start to manage our sleep better

Dates: Autumn term - TBC

Self-Compassion – Because We’re Worth It!

how to be kinder to ourselves

All of us face challenges in life. At varying times we may experience pain, anxiety, loss, or issues with work and relationships etc. How we treat ourselves during these difficult times can have a large impact on our mental health and wellbeing. Yet often we may respond in ways that are unhelpful.
This 2 session course will encourage us to respond to challenges in more helpful ways.

Dates: Autumn Term - TBC

Making Myself Heard

how to communicate in a more assertive and effective way

Being able to communicate is something we all take for granted but is actually a complex process which we all know can easily go wrong. This 2 session course will help us communicate in a more effective and assertive way

Dates: Autumn term - TBC

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