Tag Archives: mental health

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 | No Comments

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

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