Research into Recovery and Wellbeing

A website about the work of the recovery research team at the Institute of Mental Health

The University of Nottingham


The Recovery Research Team conduct and disseminate research to support the personal recovery and wellbeing of people who have experienced mental health problems.

Our current and recent studies (click the menu on the left for more information)

RECOLLECT: Recovery Colleges

NEON: recorded online recovery narratives

UNFOLD: identity as a 'person in recovery'

UPSIDES: peer support work internationally

ROMHSI: recovery-oriented mental health services in India

CIVIC: social connectedness

MISTIC: spirituality and mental health

SHARE: recovery and ethnicity

CHIME-A: recovery in younger people

REFOCUS: recovery-oriented mental health services

WELLFOCUS: Positive Psychotherapy for Psychosis

CEDAR: clinical decision-making


Our studies involve people who have experience of mental health problems and their family members, as well as researchers and clinicians, both in the UK and in many different countries around the world. We welcome collaborations, replications and extensions to our work, so do contact us if this might be of interest.