Last week our two members of the EDP team in Devon ran a Recovery Sound System ‘upcycle’ workshop with 6 patients, a member of staff and an OT student at Langdon Hospital Discovery Centre. EDP’s Recovery Sound System (RSS) aims to make a difference through music and connecting with others. The team work with people […]
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! And our staff, volunteers and mentors in Dorset are organising some special Reach Christmas Events! Starting next week there are a number of events taking place to get you in the Christmas spirit across Dorset. Here are all the details. Reach West Dorset Weymouth Friday 15th December […]
EDP are excited to announce a new partnership with Breaking Free Online which will enable us to offer their digital behavioural change programme as part of our new Reach Drug & Alcohol Services in Dorset and Poole, which is delivered in partnership with Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership Trust (AWP) and Essential Drug and Alcohol […]
Exeter’s Morning SoberRave is back! After the success of our first Rave in September the event organised by EDP’s Recovery SoundSystem and Active Devon is returning to Exeter Phoenix as the perfect way to wake up and get going. Exeter’s first Morning SoberRave took place on 22nd September when around 35 people gathered at Exeter […]
At EDP we’ll be raising awareness of this years Alcohol Awareness Week with regular posts on our twitter and facebook pages and a number of events hosted by our community service in Dorset – Reach Drug and Alcohol Services.
EDP’s 2017 Annual General Meeting will take place this month.
Sophie Barton from our Dorset service was recently given the opportunity to learn how to teach others Everyday First Aid. Here she shares how she has been able to use her training to pass on lifesaving techniques onto others. In June 2017 I attended two full days training alongside fellow colleagues from across Dorset at […]
REACH Drug and Alcohol Services, the new community alcohol and drugs service for Dorset, is now live and offering support. REACH is a Partnership between EDP Drug & Alcohol Services (EDP), Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership Trust (AWP) and Essential Drug and Alcohol Services (EDAS)
For the last 3 years EDP Swanage have been partnering with the organisers of the Purbeck Marathon with peer mentors and volunteers giving their time to help marshal the race. Read about Malcolm and Jacky’s experience of being involved. “On Sunday 17th September, I volunteered once again at the Purbeck Marathon. The Purbeck Marathon takes […]
Last month we partnered with Ripple Effect to host the Devon Wellbeing and Recovery Fair at Politmore House. It was a great day showcasing many of the organisations offering support for people wanting to improve their health and wellbeing.