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Encouraging people with mental health problems to access learning

Recipe for Success - Sunderland College

 Image showing the cover of Sunderland College  additional section in Cooking up a Storm This page contains  additional information from Sunderland College as part of the Recipe for Success e-resource

Recipe for Success - Highbury College

Image showing the cover of Highbury College section in Cooking up a Storm This page contains  additional information from Highbury College in Portsmouth as part of the Recipe for Success e-resource

Back on Track Current Learners' Stories (2010)

This second Back on Track video from the Highbury College/Headspace partnership in Portsmouth includes interviews with:

The Take Ten People in the North East Project

What is this project about?

The Take Ten People Project (2010-2011) was part of a wider regional strategy, funded by the North East Mental Health Development Unit (NEMHDU), to improve the progression and employment prospects of people with experience of a mental health condition.  

You can do it: 1 in 4 customisable leaflet for adult learners/potential learners (incl. accessible formats)

Archived resource

This is one of  a series of 1 in 4 leaflets for adult learners/potential learners who have experience of mental health difficulties. This particular leaflet is designed to help people think about their aspirations and getting into learning. It begins to answer some of the questions they may have and to boost their confidence that they too would be welcome in learning and can achieve in learning .

Should I say? A detailed guide for young people

A detailed guide to help learners think about whether or not to disclose their mental health difficulty to their learning provider

This resource is also available in different formats:

Should I say? A detailed audio guide for learners

A detailed audio guide to help learners think about whether or not to disclose their mental health difficulty to their learning provider

This resource is also available in different formats:

Back on Track

This is the first year report from the pioneering Back on Track project developed in Portsmouth between Headspace Early Intervention Service and Highbury College. It inspired the Back on Track 2 project.

See all of the resources in the Back on Track collection

Discovering Potential: A practitioner's guide to supporting improved self-esteem and well-being through adult learning

Building confidence and a sense of well-being is increasingly being seen as a means of enabling learners to make the most of their potential and to participate more fully in society. But how do you it?

Discovering potential is a resource pack that supports practitioners and managers who work with adults with low self-esteem. It looks at:

Winning Hearts and Minds: How to promote health and well-being through participation in adult learning

This publication is out of print. You can contact the author, Kathryn James via this website > networking in the left hand sidebar > find someone > search 'Kathryn James'

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