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'A Day in the Life' of a OneSmallStep Stop Smoking Advisor

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in News, Recovery and wellbeing on 21st October, 2020

'A Day in the Life' of a OneSmallStep Stop Smoking Advisor

This Stoptober we have heard from members of our staff who are attempting to give up smoking and the reasons why they want to quit. Over the last three weeks they have been supported by OneSmallStep Stop Smoking Advisors with regular catch-ups to ensure they remain on track. OneSmallStep is...

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...

Members of staff attempting to quit smoking this Stoptober share their stories

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, News, Recovery and wellbeing on 14th October, 2020

Members of staff attempting to quit smoking this Stoptober share their stories

Last week, Joanne, Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner for TALKWORKS, shared her inspiring and successful quit smoking story and explained all the positives which have come as a result of giving up smoking. All great journeys start with a few small steps, and today, two members of staff currently undertaking Stoptober with the...

I quit smoking during lockdown

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, News, Recovery and wellbeing on 12th October, 2020

I quit smoking during lockdown

Smoking can be a big part of someone's life and forms part of a daily ritual; a cigarette taken with a morning coffee, another on a lunch break with friends, two after a stressful day at work. These rituals of habit can be tough to break and giving up can...

Quit smoking with Stoptober this October

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in News, Recovery and wellbeing on 1st October, 2020

Quit smoking with Stoptober this October

No one needs to be told that smoking is bad for your health, not to mention your bank balance, but we know that giving up isn’t easy. If you’ve tried stopping before or always thought it was too difficult then you are not alone. The good news is that help...

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