Tag Archives: mental health

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 | 2 Comments

#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 | 2 Comments

Home Office awards £357,000 for Devon project tackling violence against women and girls

Devon County Council is to receive £357,000 to help combat domestic violence within the county. The fund will go towards a project aimed at ensuring people in positions of care are helped to identify early signs of domestic violence and giving them the knowledge of how to intervene.

Posted on: 23 August 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Workshop to help businesses address mental health issues in the workplace

Businesses across Somerset are invited to attend an evening workshop to help them address mental health issues within the workplace.

Posted on: 6 March 2017 | Posted in: Community

Staying active for better mental health

Mental wellbeing affects so many people yet it is still surrounded by stigma. Here two men break down the barriers and talk about the subject, and how staying active is so important.

Posted on: 29 September 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Decision to be taken about on-site créche following review

An on-site crèche is likely to close following a review into the under-used service for parents accessing mental health services at Compass House, Exeter

Posted on: 1 September 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing