Tag Archives: mental health

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Devon chosen to be in one of the largest trials to improve mental health services for children

Devon County Council is one of only nine local authorities chosen to be part of a trial that aims to improve the mental health of children across the UK.

Posted on: 7 February 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Council takes action to increase the visibility of dangers of problem gambling

A Spotlight Review into the issue of problem gambling has been commended and endorsed by Devon County Council’s Cabinet this month, who will be incorporating recommendations from the report over the coming months, starting this week, to mark the national Responsible Gambling Week

Posted on: 1 November 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

World Suicide Prevention Day – John Harvey talks frankly about suicide

John Harvey is a regular columnist for Exeter Life magazine, and was the former Exeter City Centre Manager and local councillor.  He took part in the RealMenTalk campaign and is an advocate for mental health, having experienced depression himself.

Posted on: 10 September 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

#RealMenTalk campaign features Devon men sharing their mental health experiences

A campaign which focuses on encouraging men to talk about mental health and tackle the stigma of poor mental health has launched in Devon, to mark the start of the national Mental Health Awareness Week.

Posted on: 17 May 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing