Mental Health

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...

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...

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...

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...

Digital Wellbeing

Discover how technology can be used to promote our own wellbeing. Out digital wellbeing session will give you the chance to find out how we can use digital to monitor and enhance our wellbeing! We'll talk about different types of apps and services that can be used...

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...

The Moorings @ Devon are open

The Moorings @ Devon are open

Are you feeling distressed, frightened, overwhelmed, or that things are too much for you?Don’t know where to turn to get mental health support? Are your usual sources of support closed for the night? The Moorings @ Devon offers out-of-hours mental health support to...