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A survival guide for parents

A survival guide for parents

Our families are an integral part of our recovery journey. Parenting has never been more challenging. The pandemic has forced our children to adapt rapidly to the circumstances: home-schooling, losing contact with friends, peers and extended family, long days indoors,...

Can you tell if someone is struggling?

Can you tell if someone is struggling?

The BBC website is offering an excellent tool to check if we would be able to spot the signs on depression or anxiety in someone else. The two scenarios will guide you step by step, asking you how you would respond to a friend or a colleague not being their usual...

Step into Nature

Step into Nature

Mental Health Awareness week is approaching and this year we are focussing on Nature! As the Chief Executive of the Mental Health Foundation explains, "Nature is so central to our psychological and emotional health, that it’s almost impossible to realise good mental...

Latest Stories

Lee

Lee

Lee is one of our lived-experience online connectors. He has been volunteering for Together Drug and Alcohol Services for several months and recently he has been generously giving his time, ideas and enthusiasm to the Plug In Devon project. This is his story My first...

The healing power of nature

The healing power of nature

“When you look outside on a sunny day you can see that the world is a beautiful place. Before, my eyes weren’t open to that.” Flourish in Nature is a project that is led by EDP Drug & Alcohol Services and funded by Sport England. It focuses on people in recovery...

A Christmas message

A Christmas message

The Christmas Holidays can be a very challenging time for many of us, but you are not alone. There is support out there. Below are two messages from our lovely volunteers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tPh1x7qF8c8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I0T3FT1bxi0