Galway Recovery College,
Mayo Recovery College
REGARI (Roscommon & East Galway) Recovery College

Recovery Education Facilitators

Teresa Nilan

Teresa is a Recovery Education Facilitator with Galway Recovery College and a Psychotherapist. With a background in education, Teresa retrained in mental health recovery some years ago, and has been working as a Facilitator with Shine, Aware and Cosáin. Passionate about transformative learning, personal responsibility and empowerment, she uses her training in education and psychotherapy, combined with personal experience of mental health challenges, to make recovery education accessible to all.


Siobhán Colleran

Siobháan Colleran is a Recovery Education Facilitator with the Galway Recovery College. Siobhan is a graduate of NUI Galway after completing a BA in Community & Family Studies in 2016. She brings both knowledge and lived experience of mental health challenges to the Recovery College coupled with an understanding of the unique and highly personalised nature of the recovery journey. She is passionate about recovery focused initiatives that openly address mental health issues, rooted in the belief that recovery is an achievable goal for all.


Galway Recovery College,
Institute for Lifecourse & Society Building (ILAS),
NUIG North Campus,
Upper Newcastle Road,
H91 C7DK

T: 087 3401667

Our Vision

The Purpose of the Galway Recovery College is to create a culture of recovery, to improve quality of life and promote social inclusion by empowering people with mental health challenges, their families, friends and the community through co-produced education and learning together.

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