Our amazing and inspiration Academy group has evolved over the years, starting out as monthly meetings in person, for returning residents and their family members. Since Covid our Academy has evolved into weekly online meetings . But what has remained the same through the pandemic was our dedication to be there with open arms for our former residents.
From The Beginning our peer mentor and pilot practitioner programmes within prisons, run by residents for residents, we have seen our graduates become more deeply impacted and compelled to share this understanding with others.
The Academy is a key focus for Beyond Recovery moving into 2022.
Our vision has come to life with former Academy Graduates going on to live a crime free lives. Two of them becoming directors of Beyond Recovery in 2021.
With their life experience and deep understanding, we are already seeing powerful teachers emerge who are already making major changes in their own lives and other peoples. Touching communities and changing the world!
What I love most about Jacqueline is her unwavering passion and enthusiasm for the work she does and the people she works with. Jacqueline is dedicated to supporting not just the vulnerable but anyone who walks into her life. She’s a very genuine, very warm lovely woman and I’ve learnt so much about myself, about business and about working with others through working with Jacqueline.
I have worked with Jacqueline as a facilitator on the training we do in Prison in Onley, Rugby. I have loved working alongside Jacqueline, she has a wonderful ‘can-do’ attitude which is infectious. She encourages and develops us. Her work has had amazing effects on the prisoners and the staff and many of the staff already comment how much positive effect the work has had on the prisoners and their attitude day to day.
Beyond Recovery are revolutionising the way we understand and treat addiction and mental health. I can’t say enough good things about the incredible work they are doing, and this is just the beginning! Jacqueline is an inspiration. I am proud to be associated with Beyond Recovery and it is a delight and a privilege to work with her.