Welcome to Compass
Recovery College

We offer free mental health and wellbeing workshops for everyone

Whether you’re looking to develop your knowledge and skills in self-management, you are supporting someone with mental health-related challenges, or you work in mental health services, we’re delighted to welcome you on a learning journey. We offer a wide range of workshops that are an educational route to recovery from mental health challenges and increasing positive wellbeing. You don’t need a referral from a clinician or service to enrol. As a participant, you can choose which workshops interest you or suit your needs.

Prospectus and schedule

Upcoming Workshops

Introduction to Mental Health Medication

Facilitated by a pharmacist, this workshop is designed to help you understand how your medication works, the importance of taking it as prescribed, and how not taking it as prescribed can increase your problems.

Starts 1 February

Living Well with Our Voices

This group is a collaboration between voice hearers, professionals, and Peer Support Workers as we plan how to live with our voices, visual and audio hallucinations.

Starts 2 February

Living Well Differences - Social Group

This Social Group was created by someone living with ASD for autistic adults to socialise and discuss their diagnosis in a safe space.

Starts 2 February

Creative Art - Wilding Hearts and Healing

The programme will give opportunities to explore drawing, painting, collage, arts appreciation and much more and celebrate the power of the arts and heritage for healing and wellbeing.

Starts 2 February

Theatre and Creative Writing

Join Reading Rep Theatre for five creative workshops inspired by the story of Jekyll and Hyde.

Starts 7 February

Wellness Planning for Carers

These workshops aim to help those of us with caring responsibilities to identify and articulate our needs.

Starts 15 February