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LIFE Recovery

Fri, 2019-04-12 14:43 -- Administrator

The LIFE Course
The LIFE course seeks to help clients who are in recovery to develop resilience through the development of practical life skills. The course aims to increase self-care, improve mental well-being, develop healthy relationships and help clients take steps towards sustainable independent living with meaningful activity.
Apply online or download an application form to register for the course. 
Or, if you're referring someone, complete a risk assessment form online  or download one here.

What we do
The course contains four modules, each one lasting two weeks. The modules run on Tuesday and Friday afternoons from 1.30pm - 3.30pm.
  • Module 1: Self Care
    • 'Starting Well' 14th Jun
    • 'Hierarchy of Needs' 18th Jun
    • 'Food and Nutrition' 21st Jun
    • 'Exercise and Relaxation' 25th Jun
    • 'Sleep' 28th Jun
  • Social 2nd Jul
  • Module 2: Mind Matters
    • 'Stress and Anxiety' 5th Jul
    • 'Healthy Thinking' 9th Jul
    • 'Assertiveness' 12th Jul
    • 'Goal Setting' 16th Jul
  • Social 19th Jul
  • Module 3: Healthy Relations0hips
    • 'Safe People' 23rd Jul
    • 'Communication' 26th Jul
    • 'Anger and Grief' 30th Jul
    • 'Personality' 2nd Aug
  • Social 6th Aug
  • Module 4: Life Management
    • 'Time Management' 9th Aug
    • 'Volunteering' 13th Aug
    • 'Budgeting' 16th Aug
    • 'Forms and Filing' 20th Aug
    • 'Ending well' 23rd Aug
  • Social 27th Aug

The course is an abstinence-focused life skills programme aimed at adults (ages 25+) who are in early recovery and have completed a treatment programme. We will accept those who are reducing on a script.

This course is for those who:

  • lack confidence and life skills
  • have been homeless
  • have been in active addiction
  • suffer from mental health problems
  • have a criminal record
  • have been long term under-employed

BUT who want to make life changes and improve their lives.

Essential Information

  • Each module supports a maximum class size of 12 and is offered free of charge.
  • Students can enrol onto any number of modules, or all of them.
  • Students can enrol any time if there are spaces available.
  • Students can self refer although it is preferred that your application is supported by a referral.
  • The next course will run from June to August (2019), and registration is now open.

Applicants: Apply online or download an application form to register for the course.

Referrers: Complete a risk assessment form online  or download one here.

LIFE Recovery Groups

Find out more about volunteering with Life Recovery here.

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Contact: Stuart Leitch, Life Recovery Manager
Tel. 0755 7056 462, Email: