City and Hackney Recovery College

02085254480 or 07789716362 

our principles

Our main aim is to deliver education; giving people space to learn and develop as a person
building partnerships, trust and hope
prioritising co production in everything we do
offering a supportive environment that's free from stigma and discrimination
supporting people to become activists of social justice in their community and creating a platform for people to be heard
being positive, friendly and professional
respecting everyone's views and opinions

All our course are based on "Five to thrive" and CHIME principles


Connect with others

Build stronger and closer relationships


Be physically active

Find an activity you enjoy and make it part of your life


Continue to learn

Develop knowledge and skills


Give to those around you

Take part in social and community activities


Be mindful

Enjoy the moment and the environment around you


(Leamy et al 2011)


Peer support and support groups and being part of the community

hope and optimism

Belief in the possibility of recovery and having dreams and aspirations


Rebuilding/ redefining a positive sense of identity and overcoming stigma

meaning and purpose

Quality of life, meaningful life and social roles/ goals


Personal responsibility, control over life and focusing on strengths