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The Junipers opens this week

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News on 21st January, 2019

The Junipers opens this week

This week sees the long-awaited opening of our new Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) The Junipers in Exeter. The new, 10-bed purpose-built inpatient unit for men and women is based in the grounds of Wonford House. The Junipers will support people with severe mental health needs who need an intensive spell of care...

Russell Clinic thanks Kings Garden Centre and New Leaf for fantastic new garden

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, Mental health, News, Recovery and wellbeing on 21st December, 2018

Russell Clinic thanks Kings Garden Centre and New Leaf for fantastic new garden

The Russell Clinic is our residential rehabilitation centre at Wonford House in Exeter, which supports people through their recovery by working alongside them to support them to build a meaningful, positive life. During this past hot summer, staff at the Clinic were working hard to improve the garden area, which is...

Peninsula Liaison & Diversion Service

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News on 19th December, 2018

Working with Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, we have now received confirmation that we have been awarded the contract to provide the Liaison and Diversion Service for the whole of Devon and Cornwall, including Plymouth. The new Peninsula Liaison & Diversion Service will initially run for three years, from 1 April...

Suicide prevention - Save a life..... take the training

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News, Recovery and wellbeing on 17th December, 2018

Suicide prevention  - Save a life..... take the training

Click the image to take the training course we have developed in partnership with Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust for the Zero Suicide Alliance. This training will enable you to identify when someone is presenting with suicidal thoughts/behaviour, so you are able to speak out in a supportive manner, and will empower...

Mental health and the menopause

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News, Recovery and wellbeing on 13th December, 2018

Mental health and the menopause

Helen, Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner at our Talking Health service, spoke openly to local freelance journalist Fran McElhone about mental health and the menopause: A Devon mental health practitioner has spoken candidly about the impact the menopause had on her own mental health. Helen from North Devon is a psychological wellbeing practitioner for...