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Movement and mental health

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News on 20th May, 2024

Movement and mental health

Last week we marked Mental Health Awareness Week and theme this year was 'movement'. Here George Capone, Clinical Psychologist in North Devon, talks about the importance of movement and the benefits it has to our mental health and overall wellbeing. "As a Clinical Psychologist, fitness enthusiast and non-contact boxing coach, I...

Positive steps: how walking can improve our wellbeing

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News, Recovery and wellbeing on 14th May, 2024

Positive steps: how walking can improve our wellbeing

The theme for this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week (13-19 May) is ‘movement’. Being active is a great way to look after both our physical and mental wellbeing. At the Devon Wellbeing Hub, we know that it can be hard for colleagues working in healthcare, social care and the police to...

Mental Health Awareness Week 2024

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News on 13th May, 2024

Mental Health Awareness Week 2024

Today marks the start of Mental Health Awareness Week 2024 (13-19 May). The theme this year is “Movement: Moving more for our mental health.” Movement is important for both our physical and mental health, but so many of us struggle to fit exercise into our daily life. There are many reasons...

World Maternal Mental Health Day

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News on 1st May, 2024

World Maternal Mental Health Day

Today is World Maternal Mental Health Day with the days theme being ‘Stronger Together’. With that in mind the Perinatal Services (Jasmine Lodge Mother and Baby Unit (MBU), MBU Outreach, Community and the Maternal Mental Health Clinic (MMHC) are all coming together hosting a training event at Sandy Park in Exeter...

Raising awareness of fathers' mental health

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News on 30th April, 2024

Raising awareness of fathers' mental health

This Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week we also want to raise awareness of fathers' mental health. It is not unusual for fathers to experience difficulties with their emotional wellbeing when welcoming a new baby. Research tells us that between 1 and 3 non birthing partners suffer from low mood, anxiety, and...

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