FACEBOOK LIVE: Russell Brand is to launch the new Buckinghamshire Recovery College at the Whiteleaf Centre

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By The Newsroom
Friday, 27th January 2017, 8:13 am
Updated Friday, 27th January 2017, 8:53 am
Actor and Comedian, Russel Brand
Actor and Comedian, Russel Brand

Russell, star of ‘Get Him to the Greek’ and ‘Forgetting Sarah Marshall’ will be speaking at the event about the recovery journey.

Using an empowering and educational approach to mental health recovery Buckinghamshire Recovery College is run for people who use mental health services by people who have experienced or live with mental ill health themselves.

These lived experience tutors work alongside health professionals to co-produce and co-deliver courses and workshops offering people the knowledge, skills and support to manage their health.

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It offers an innovative alternative or accompaniment to the more traditional therapeutic approach to mental healthcare.

The college operates on a hub and spokes model offering support to people across Buckinghamshire including Aylesbury, Wycombe and Milton Keynes. The hub is based at the Whiteleaf Centre in Aylesbury and courses take place at venues across the county.