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Devon’s Peer Support Charter Award a first for England

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Events and conferences, News on 12th April, 2024

Devon’s Peer Support Charter Award a first for England

Our Peer Support team was recently recognised with not only the first Lived Experience Charter Award for Devon, but also the first for workforce development in a Community Mental Health Team (CMHT) in England. The awards, commissioned by NHS England and delivered by Career Matters, recognise excellence in developing workforces where...

Spotlight On - the Veterans Service

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in News on 10th April, 2024

Spotlight On - the Veterans Service

We spoke to Alison Gardner, Becky Last and Claire Whitfield from the Veterans Service about the specialist support they offer, some of the challenges they face, and what motivates them. What is the main purpose of your team? And what does a typical day look like? Becky: We support veterans across Devon (excluding...

Stress Awareness Month – small ways to make a big difference from the Devon Wellbeing Hub

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in News, Recovery and wellbeing on 9th April, 2024

Stress Awareness Month – small ways to make a big difference from the Devon Wellbeing Hub

April is Stress Awareness Month and the theme for this year is ‘little by little’. Little steps and changes can go a long way in helping us to manage stress and lead to significant improvements in our wellbeing overtime. These small commitments to ourselves can also make the difference between...

Devon Wellbeing Hub Testimonial – Reflective practice for Experts by Experience

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in News, Recovery and wellbeing on 8th April, 2024

Devon Wellbeing Hub Testimonial – Reflective practice for Experts by Experience

Joanna Duke, Together and Carer Lead at Devon Partnership NHS Trust (DPT), talks about her reflective practice sessions with Psychotherapist Jody Merelle and why she would recommend the Devon Wellbeing Hub to others. Why did you contact the Devon Wellbeing Hub? What made you reach out for help? I contacted the Hub...

Pilot of Torbay Crisis Café daytime phone service to come to an end

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News on 5th April, 2024

Pilot of Torbay Crisis Café daytime phone service to come to an end

We would like to thank the Mental Health Matters team for their support in the pilot of a daytime phone service at the Torbay Crisis Café. The pilot was a success supporting 641 new service users, preventing 13 visits to Emergency Departments and 20 calls to the emergency services. After...

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