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Coping with Stress in Challenging Times Workshops

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Events and conferences, Mental health, News on 27th October, 2020

How are you coping with stress throughout the COVID-19 pandemic? TALKWORKS is the free NHS service for adults with low mood, stress and anxiety in Devon. We are running small, free, online workshops to teach some basic wellbeing techniques to help you manage stress especially given the current challenging times. This two...

Extra support for people in urgent need

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News on 19th October, 2020

Extra support for people in urgent need

We have opened Redhills House in Exeter as a service for people who need a short period of mental health support.  Redhills House will provide 24/7 support for up to five men and women from the Exeter, East and Mid Devon areas - although it will be limited to a maximum...

Langdon takes place in music 'Window Project'

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, Mental health, News, Recovery and wellbeing on 15th October, 2020

Langdon takes place in music 'Window Project'

Over lockdown, patients at Langdon in Dawlish had an exciting opportunity to work alongside Matt Smith, Technical Instructor, along with lecturers and students from dBs music. The aim of this project was to create music reflecting their experiences of this unprecedented time while recognising the limitations placed on access to...

Why we need to crowd source suicide prevention

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News on 10th October, 2020

Why we need to crowd source suicide prevention

This World Mental Health Day, Dr. Peter Aitken, Director of Research and Development, writes about the importance of recognising those around us at risk of suicide, and what we can each do to help prevent the tragedy. Suicide, the taking of one's own life, is thankfully a rare thing. In our...

Commissioning responsibility for adult secure mental health care transfers to SW Provider Collaborative

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News on 1st October, 2020

NHS England has formally transferred its commissioning responsibilities, for the medium and low secure mental health care of adults originating from the south west, to the South West Provider Collaborative. The new arrangements came into effect on 1 October 2020.   The South West Provider Collaborative has eight partners, comprising five NHS organisations,...

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