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Out of hours support for people experiencing a mental health crisis

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News on 21st January, 2020

Out of hours support for people experiencing a mental health crisis

The Moorings crisis cafés run by Mental Health Matters provide a safe environment in the evenings for people who may be feeling distressed, frightened or overwhelmed. The Moorings provide a drop in service, welcoming people experiencing a mental health crisis and offers an alternative to the Emergency Department or a 999 response...

Help Langdon's Physical Therapies team raise funds through Tesco's charity scheme

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News, Recovery and wellbeing on 21st January, 2020

Help Langdon's Physical Therapies team raise funds through Tesco's charity scheme

Last year, the Sports Team at Langdon, Dawlish applied to be one of the chosen projects funded by the Tesco Bags of Help scheme. Bags of Help is a community grant scheme where the money raised from plastic carrier bag sales is being used to fund thousands of local projects in...

Exeter Quilters raise £1,400 to support Perinatal services

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Charity, News on 17th January, 2020

Exeter Quilters raise £1,400 to support Perinatal services

Our charity’s Little Something Fund, which supports our Perinatal services was nominated by the Exeter Quilters as one of four charities to benefit from their incredible fundraising efforts during last year. The money was raised selling raffle tickets to win an amazing double quilt made by the members and the profits...

Congratulations to Adrian James, elected President of Royal College of Psychiatrists

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, Mental health, News on 9th January, 2020

Congratulations to Adrian James, elected President of Royal College of Psychiatrists

We are delighted to announce that Dr Adrian James has been elected as the next President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Adrian becomes the 17th President after a closely fought election and saw off challenges from Professor Kam Bhui and Professor Pamela Taylor, who finished second and third respectively....

Butterfly Conservation as Metaphor for Recovery

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in News, Recovery and wellbeing on 7th January, 2020

Butterfly Conservation as Metaphor for Recovery

Three years ago I spoke at a conference hosted by Exmoor National Park to celebrate the work we had initiated together to promote the mental health benefits our National Parks offer to individuals and our communities. At the end of my talk, Megan Lowe, a community project worker for Butterfly...

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