Ep 5 Stories of Recovery: Recovery Education – Mental Health Ireland

The CHIME model that Johanna mentioned in relation to the art course is a model that supports all recovery principles. CHIME stands for Connectedness Hope Identity Meaning and Empowerment. By having a balance of these five key pillars in our lives we can support our recovery and maintain our wellbeing on a daily basis.

Lorraine also spoke about WRAP which stands for Wellness Recovery Action Plan and is a course you can do. Episode 2 of the Stories of Recovery series is dedicated to WRAP so if you’re interested, do have a listen to that.

If you would like to find out more about the Innovation Recovery College, please email innovation.recoverysouth@hse.ie or phone 0874098630 to enrol on a course. The college publish their prospectus for each term on their social media platforms which you can find by searching Innovation Recovery.
You can also access self directed learning modules on mental health recovery by registering on www.mymentalhealthrecovery.com

All the modules and courses are free of charge and available to everyone over 16 years interested in learning more about their mental health & wellbeing.

If you would like to avail of support or information on services for yourself or someone you know, you can visit the HSE website www.yourmentalhealth.ie for general information as well as how and where to get support.

You should always contact your GP, Doctor or other health professional you might be in contact with if you have concerns about you mental health & wellbeing.

In the event of an emergency call 999 Emergency Services if you or someone you know is at risk of harming themselves.

For further resources and information on recovery and promoting mental health & wellbeing please visit www.mentalhealthireland.ie/resources where there are wide variety of downloadable resources, webinar recordings, videos and links that are informative and supportive, including family recovery, farming and mental health, Recovery Colleges and more.
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