Recovery Academy

We are running online courses now that will inspire you to a journey of self-development and personal growth.

To take part you will need
– access to a laptop, tablet or smartphone with adequate data or Wi-Fi capability
– basic art materials such as paper, pencil, colouring pencils/felt tips, scissors, and glue

"Even if you are not sure if it’s for you it’s worth trying because the art is not intimidating in any way."

Give it a try!

In this YouTube video we will show you how to relax using Art and step-by-step how to make a dream catcher with natural materials you can find on a walk.

on YouTube

The video will give you a good introduction to how Arty-Folks works.

“I always wanted to know how to make a dream catcher. The video was easy to follow and I had so much fun with my granddaughter making it.”

Get Started

The Art for Relaxation is a free 3-week course suitable for all abilities.  It doesn’t matter whether you are talented and creative, or haven’t done any art since school.

Art for Relaxation - course

Art for Relaxation

Course description and how to enrol

“I was looking for something that would help me get through my anxiety of being in online groups. And it was just what I needed!”

Follow on Course

The Fine Art to Wellbeing is a free follow on 3-week course that will help to build confidence and motivation to take the next step on your journey.

Fine Art to Wellbeing

Fine Art to Wellbeing

Course description and how to enrol.

“It has helped me to process some of my unhelpful beliefs that stopped me from self-caring and connecting to other people.”

On completion of the Art for Relaxation course we will discuss with you next steps on your creative journey and other opportunities to help you move forward.

Visit our Calendar to see when we run the next course.

We are always adding on new art courses, workshops and activities to support mental health and well-being.