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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 ecopsychologist 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...

TALKWORKS Wellbeing for Parenthood workshops

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News, Recovery and wellbeing on 5th May, 2021

TALKWORKS Wellbeing for Parenthood workshops

TALKWORKS are running 'Wellbeing for Parenthood' workshops for anyone who is pregnant or has a child under the age of two. The service welcomes partners to come along too, either as a support or to learn ways of managing their own wellbeing. This week is Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week, which...

Orchard life at Franklyn Hospital

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in News, Recovery and wellbeing on 20th April, 2021

Orchard life at Franklyn Hospital

Several years ago Franklyn Hospital in Exeter was grateful to receive support from Devon Wildlife Trust, who provided a number of young fruit trees to create a small orchard in the grounds of the hospital. The trees - eating and cooking apples, pear, plum, cherry, quince - are now flourishing and...

Peer Trainer Esther talks about her role with DRLC

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in News, Recovery and wellbeing on 25th March, 2021

Esther Waring, Peer Trainer with Devon Recovery Learning Community (DRLC) talks about her role. Peer support in mental health encourages those who have lived experience of mental ill health to offer this experience as a way of helping others to navigate the ups and downs of their own mental health journey....

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