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24/7 Urgent Mental Health Helpline
0808 196 8708
If you are experiencing mental health distress or worried about someone else’s emotional state – support is available from the First Response Service using the number above. It’s important to get help quickly. You are not alone.
Devon Partnership NHS Trust
Mental health services are provided by Devon Partnership NHS Trust (DPT) and also look on NHS Choices
If you find that these pages are unable to help you due to an additional disability or illness and you’d like to speak to us about this, please contact Care Direct on:
Promoting positive mental health and wellbeing
We all have mental health, and it is just as important to look after our mental health as it is our physical health.
Good mental health and wellbeing doesn’t mean you’re always happy or unaffected by your experiences. But poor mental wellbeing can make it more difficult to cope with daily life.
There is no one size fits all approach to looking after our wellbeing – find out what works for you and seek support when you need it.
Be kind to your mind
There are small things we can all do to help be kind to your mind, and these can make a big difference to how we feel.
Get expert advice and practical tips from Every Mind Matters to help you look after your mental wellbeing and make them part of your daily routine.
If you are worried about your mental health, or are concerned about someone close to you, it’s important to get help and support as soon as possible.
The first step is to contact your GP, who can help with diagnosis, prescribe medication if suitable and/or refer you to the right local mental health service.
You can also read our factsheets about mental health and suicide prevention.
Public Health Devon are committed to supporting initiatives that provide ‘Better Mental Health for All’ across the County. We are keen to upskill communities by funding evidence-based training that helps to encourage conversation about mental health and wellbeing.
Find services, and support groups in Devon on the Pinpoint website
Find advice on how to stay healthy and well on the OneSmallStep website