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An abstract, absurd collection of images arranged to look like a water-drop. They include a green leaf overlapped by a water droplet which is overlapped by a flame. Behind these are a school of silver fish. An illustration of a purple eye floats at the top left, and music notes appear to be emerging from the centre.

Posted: 20 May 2021

Do You Hear What I Hear? And other ways of thinking about psychosis

In this course, we’re going to explore stories and participate in activities that help us understand what psychosis can look and feel like. But we’re also going to talk about how complicated it is, and how there are different ways of thinking about it (and how not everyone agrees).

Posted: 10 September 2019

What to expect from Making Sense of your Senses

Don’t know what to expect from our Making Sense of your Senses course? Rick shares his experience with discovery college.

Posted: 23 August 2019

Anne and the power of connection

dc: What do you think makes our courses different in mental health? Anne: The depth that goes into the preparation and planning of these course is very impressive. I could tell you that it’s highly professional but it is also that when you come along to a course, the course embraces you. You feel comfortable,

Posted: 9 July 2019

Lucy & the value of vulnerability

Lucy shares with us what it felt like to share her experience of psychosis with the community. “When I first found myself in a place where I could say ‘I feel recovered’ I had a strong gut feeling I guess more than anything to help other people that were in my position, or a similar

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Mark & making sense of your senses

Mark tells us about his experience of Making Sense of your Senses. I did the Making Sense of your Senses course because I really wanted to do It after talking to Ash about it because she’d done the course a few months before. I didn’t really know exactly what it was, like I’d made some

Posted: 8 July 2019

Finding creativity in Sam’s garden

Coproducing and facilitating the ‘What is Creativity?’ course allowed me to explore how I use creativity in my daily life and the value that creativity adds to my wellbeing. My most creative outlet is my garden. For me, my garden allows me the space to process my day, work with my hands and have a

Posted: 1 July 2019

Bianca & the joy of finding her creative self

I’m not creative! was a story Bianca used to tell herself but we sat & had a chat with her about how she found the space to explore what creativity is & what it brings to her life & wellbeing. dc: So Bianca, what is creativity? Bianca: Ha! That’s a big one to start with!

Posted: 6 June 2019

Lindy & the value of laughter

As a parent, Lindy has ridden the waves of mental health with her family, so we sat & had a chat with her about animals, the ripple effect & the importance of humour. dc:        If you could describe dc in one sentence, what would you say? Lindy:   Oooo, revelation-ary! dc:        (laughs) That is such a

Posted: 4 June 2019

What is coproduction? Yes – such a great question!

Recently, we jumped into a coproduction space around understanding anxiety. Lots of different perspectives in a room? Sounds a little anxiety inducing to me. Actually, it was an awesome space! Take that, anxiety! So, what is coproduction? Well, coproduction is a foundation of all the work that we do at discovery college. We coproduce our

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