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Recovery College

Who we are

The Recovery College is the UK's first mental health recovery study and training facility. It provides a range of courses and resources for patients, families, friends, carers and staff. The college aims to support people become experts in their own self care.

Who is the service for

The college is open to adult trust service users, carers, family members, friends and trust staff.

Where to find us

South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust

Telephone: 020 3513 5818

Our opening hours

Monday to Friday 9:00am-5:00pm  with some courses also running in evenings and weekend

Who you might see / our staff

Our team is made up of peer trainers (people with lived experience of mental health challenges) and mental health professionals.

The members of the team that you might meet when you visit us are:

Jeremy Coutinho, Manager of Recovery College & Welfare Benefits Team

Steve Wybourn, Recovery College, Borough Lead, Merton & Sutton

Lindsay Fox, Marketing and Communications Officer

Sally Harrison, Receptionist / Administrator Recovery College

What you can expect

When you visit the Recovery College you will be greeted in a warm, welcoming environment by people with an understanding of what you are going through and a passion for making the College work for you. 

You can find out more about what to expect when you come to the Recovery College here.


Referral to the Recovery College can be done in a number of ways:

Referral from your team with a registration form

In each case you will first need to complete a registration form