Ilaria Pinna

The first step

The first step

What was your first step into recovery? Did you open up with a loved one? Did you speak to a professional? Maybe you looked for a support group? Whatever the shape of your first step, it was probably difficult, challenging, frightening even. If you are stable in your...

Become a Recovery Coach

Become a Recovery Coach

EDP has an exciting new opportunity for volunteers in the Devon area. If you are in stable recovery you could become an accredited Recovery Coach. As a Recovery Coach you will become part of a team providing 1-1 coaching, advice and signposting to people going through...

Free digital skills training

Free digital skills training

People in Exeter who feel they are being left behind with all things ‘digital’ can take advantage of free online learning. Exeter City Council has joined forces with digital skills experts Cosmic to offer up a series of free bite-sized webinars. Anyone across the city...

Help to reduce your fuel bills

Help to reduce your fuel bills

Struggling with high fuel bills? Stuck in a cycle of energy debt? Struggling to heat your home? Not sure how to switch supplier? Devon Communities Together is offering free one-to-one personalised advice as part of the Big Energy Saving Network (until the end of March...

Coronavirus Anxiety

Coronavirus Anxiety

With the vaccine rollout many of us may be breathing a sigh of relief. For others, however, the pandemic still brings a great deal of stress and worry for one's health or the health of a loved one. The Wellness Society produced an excellent Coronavirus Anxiety...

Service users volunteers

Service users volunteers

Survey alert! We are looking for service users volunteers! Russell Webster and Revolving Doors Agency are working to co-produce a guide to support organisations to provide better support to service users working as volunteers (often as peer mentors)....

Recovery Conversations

Recovery Conversations

Our friends at Write to Freedom have organised a series of online talks, Recovery Conversations. The series includes talks and discussions with experts in the three areas that Write to Freedom uses as lenses for their addiction recovery work – Nature Connection,...

Friendly February

Friendly February

Do you know Action for Happiness? They are a movement of people committed to building a happier and more caring society. They promote activities that will bring forth a fundamentally different way of life - where people care less about what they can get just for...

National HIV testing week

National HIV testing week

Did you know? 1 in 16 people living with HIV in the UK do not know they have it.People can live with HIV for a long time without any symptoms, testing is the only way to know your HIV status.If you have HIV, finding out means you can start treatment, stay healthy and...

Covid-19: Support from Exeter City Council

Covid-19: Support from Exeter City Council

This post was originally published on Exeter Community Together's website Many people’s lives have been dramatically effected by the current pandemic. Here is some useful information from Exeter City Council, for those seeking help: Loss of employment or reduction in...

Lockdown 3: Together Drug & Alcohol Services

Lockdown 3: Together Drug & Alcohol Services

Lockdown and the isolation that comes with the pandemic can be a challenging time for some. If you need support to address your drug or alcohol use, Together Drug and Alcohol Services are continuing to operate throughout the pandemic. Where possible they are reducing...

Transitions workshops during lockdown

Transitions workshops during lockdown

Transitions is a wonderful project by Exeter Community Initiatives; their work is dedicated to combat isolation and improve independence and wellbeing for adults who are feeling vulnerable or have limited support networks.  Transitions works in the Exeter, East and...