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21-Jul-14 11:17 AM
Head up, Heart strong film now available online

One in five women experience mental health problems in their pregnancy and beyond. A smaller number...

15-Jul-14 12:01 PM
Want to get involved in schizophrenia research?

Our Research and Development Team is currently looking for participants for the following...

14-Jul-14 13:33 PM
Thank You Day!

We are hosting our first Thank You Day on Wednesday 16 July 2014, culminating in a fantastic event...

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Celebrating Achievement Awards 2014 - nominate today

Nominations are now being accepted for this year's Celebrating Achievement Awards. The awards are an opportunity to recognise the achievements of our staff, people who use our services, carers and those we work closely with, to support people's recovery. Click here for the categories and details about how to make a nomination.

We'd love to see you at our Network Action Groups

Come along to one of our Network Action Group (NAGs) meetings which are open to everyone - people who use our services, their families and carers, Foundation Trust members and governors and other organisations - with the aim of providing information and receiving feedback about our services.

Torbay, South and West Devon
Tuesday 8 July 2014

Exeter, East and Mid Devon
Friday 18 July 2014

North Devon
Wednesday 23 July 2014

Please click here for the poster with details of the times and venues.

Minutes from previous meetings can be found here.

For further information please contact PALS on 0800 0730741 or by email.

Devon Recovery Learning Community prospectus

Devon Recovery Learning Community

Click here for the new Devon Recovery Learning Community prospectus, providing information on courses from May to July 2014. The courses are open to people with lived mental health experience, their family and friends and the professionals who support them. Click here for the booking form

Tea & Talk is back!

The popular Tea & Talk sessions have now been relaunched in a joint project between the Trust and Recovery Devon to help tackle the stigma and discrimination around mental health. The one-hour sessions will be open to everyone who wants to find out more about mental health.

Please click here for details of the 2014 dates. To book your place, please contact Llinos Davies, Tea & Talk Devon Co-ordinator, on 07581 362412 or by email teaandtalkdevon(*at*)  

Personal stories of recovery

We believe that sharing people‚Äôs stories is a powerful way to give hope and inspiration to others who may be experiencing similar challenges. We are extremely grateful to those who have shared their stories. We know they can bring back experiences from the past that can be painful, but are an important part in that person's story to show their recovery journey. We thank you and appreciate you giving consent to publishing your personal experiences.

Click here to read some truly inspirational stories from people who use our services.

Staff photograph competition

The winner of June's competiton was Gary Holcombe (Senior Information Analyst) for his photo, shown here, of a horse-drawn barge on Tiverton Canal. Previous winners can be found here