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CAMHS Equality Champions raise awareness of invisible disabilities

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in CAMHS, Carers, Mental health, News on 27th May, 2021

Invisible disabilities, also known as hidden disabilities, are disabilities that are not apparent straight away. This can lead to misunderstandings, false perceptions and judgements. Everyone is different, and every disability affects people differently. 1 in 5 of the UK population are disabled and 80% of these people have a hidden disability....

Artworks commissioned for Salus, Beech and Haytor wards

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News, Recovery and wellbeing on 20th May, 2021

Artworks commissioned for Salus, Beech and Haytor wards

We are excited to announce that Devon Partnership NHS Trust has engaged with Hospital Rooms, an arts and mental health charity, to create art works for the new Salus Ward at Torbay Hospital, as well as Beech Unit and Haytor ward. Hospital Rooms commission extraordinary artworks for mental health inpatient units...

Let’s raise a cuppa to our NHS

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Charity, News on 18th May, 2021

Let’s raise a cuppa to our NHS

We’ve been through a year like no other. And this year, everyone has a reason to thank our NHS heroes.   They say everything stops for tea and this July, the whole nation will stop for the NHS Big Tea.   It’ll be a national outpouring like no other. An outpouring of love. And...

A reflection from New Leaf

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in News, Recovery and wellbeing on 14th May, 2021

A reflection from New Leaf

Mark Rattenbury, Vocational Services Manager at New Leaf near Exeter, talks about how the service is so closely connected with the theme of Mental Health Awareness Week – nature. Our mental wellbeing and our connection to nature cohabit our lives even if this is not something we are actively aware of....

Nature and Mental Health: How we could lead the way to a greener and healthier future

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News, Recovery and wellbeing on 13th May, 2021

Nature and Mental Health: How we could lead the way to a greener and healthier future

William Secretan is a principal psychotherapist within the Torbay Psychology and Psychological Therapies Service. He is an eco-psychologist with a background in the arts therapies, psychodrama and analytical psychology and holds a Fellowship with the Royal Society of Arts. He has been an environmental activist for many years, published research...

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