"Recovery education centre opening!"

About: Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust / Adult mental health (inpatient)

(as the patient),

Hi I'm liz. As the recovery lead for substance misuse services in Notts Healthcare Trust I would like to say how impressed I am with the rec and have found the day to be really inspirational. Thanks to all those who have worked so hard to make this possible.

Hi I'm Paul. A board member representing ASRA , my real interest is in services provided by Amity. It has been great meeting al the caring and enthusiastic staff who are providing a wonderful service.

I am Chris, the chair person at Amity, it has been very uplifting and positive and it all gives me real hope for the future.

Hi I'm Jane, I work for city adult mental health, the centre is great, really positive vibe, well done.

Hi I am Mike, a service user and a chief executive locally. I am having a great day with everyone here at Amity at the opening of our Recovery Education Centre. It is a fantastic place and I am a student again!

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Response from Involvement Team , Involvement & Experience, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

The Recovery Education Centre in Sherwood opened its doors in May, providing a range of courses to help people to develop their skills and understanding, identify their goals and ambitions and give them the confidence and support to access opportunities.

For more information Tel: 0115 9625866 or e-mail recoveryeducation centre@nottshc.nhs.uk

The Recovery Education Centre aims to:

Provide a base for recovery resources

Promote an educational and coaching model in supporting people to become experts in self care on their recovery journey

Break down barriers between ‘us’ and ‘them’ by offering training sessions run for and by people with experience of mental health challenges and people with professional experience.

Amity Project

Promoting good mental health and well being

Amity is a project for people with mental health needs, aged 16 plus, in Nottinghamshire.

Based in Sherwood, Nottingham, it provides a safe and secure environment where they deliver a wide range of activities as well as a newly introduced outreach service,surpporting people in there own homes and in the community.

Open from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Wednesday, for group activitiesand support.

Open from 9am to 5pm, Thurday to Friday delivering outreach services.

Tel: 0115 953 9880