Incorporating

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

Online Module Guidelines

Thank you for your interest in our online interactive Video or Audio online sessions.

Firstly please download the Zoom app on your computer, laptop or smart phone. You will be prompted to create a free Zoom account if you do not have one already.

A link will be sent to you prior to the session beginning. These links are NOT FOR PUBLIC SHARING.

 

GUIDELINES FOR ATTENDING

MAYO RECOVERY COLLEGE ONLINE

 

All participants must be aware of the following before attending:

  • Avoid screen eyestrain by:
    • blinking often
    • 20-20-20 rule – every 20 minutes, look at something 20 feet away for 20 seconds
    • Check the room lighting and reduce glare (lights and sunshine)
    • Position your screen directly in front at eye level.
    • Adjust your screen settings for type size, contrast and brightness.
    • Adjust your chair if need be
  • The use of headphones is suggested for both reasons of privacy and sound quality, especially if you are in a shared space.
  • As these are interactive modules please have your camera on, however we understand that this may not always be possible.
  • If someone (for example, student or co-facilitator) shares very personal information, it is private and strictly confidential and may not be shared or discussed (inside or outside class) at any time.
  • We shall not disclose any information provided by an individual, unless there are reasonable grounds that the disclosure is necessary to prevent or lessen a serious and imminent threat to the life or health of the individual concerned or to another person.
  • You are not permitted to make an audio or video recording or screenshot any part of the lecture.
  • The Mayo Recovery College believes that everyone has the right to learn in an environment free from the effects of substance misuse (Alcohol & Drugs). If an MRC facilitator believes that a student is under the influence of substance(s) while online they may be requested to kindly leave the session and return another time.

Mayo Recovery College Team

Contact

Mayo Recovery College
Mayo Mental Health Services &
Galway Mayo Institute of Technology,
County Clinic,
Westport Road,
Castlebar,
Co. Mayo

T: 086 0294901
E: recovery.educatormrc@hse.ie 

 

Our Vision

The Purpose of the Mayo 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.