The Four Not So Wise Men Run Marathons for Hot Foot

Why spend your weekends relaxing when you could be running up and down cliffs for charity? In February 2019, The Four Not So Wise Men (Liam, Marcus, Nathan and Graham) will be running an ultra-marathon, marathon, half-marathon and 10k between them to raise money for EDP Drug & Alcohol Services. Amazingly, everything they manage to raise up to £8,000 will be doubled by their employer, global asset management company, Schroders. Liam, Marcus, Nathan and Graham are taking part in the South Devon Coastal Trail series which is recognised as both picturesque and punishing. It involves weaving around technical coastlines before heading inland...The Four Not So Wise Men Run Marathons for Hot Foot

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2017 Drug Misuse Death Figures

Figures released on the 6th August 2018 by the Office for National Statistics reveal that deaths related to drug misuse in England have fallen, with 2,310 deaths in 2017, compared with 2,386 in 2016 (via Collective Response). EDP are pleased that services like ours nationwide are working hard to prevent these figures rising. However, like Collective Response, we too are aware that these figures only represent overdose deaths, and in reality, even more people are dying from health conditions that have been caused by many years of drug misuse. Below are some of the main points from the report: “The...2017 Drug Misuse Death Figures

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Together Chosen as Sainsbury’s Local Charity of the Year 2018/19

Following an in-store and online vote, Together Drug & Alcohol Services have been chosen by Sainsbury’s Newton Abbot East Street Local as their charity of the year 2018/2019. This partnership is an important opportunity to create greater awareness and raise the profile of Together South in Newton Abbot with the support of Sainsbury’s. We hope that this partnership will reinforce the work that the team does within the community and direct those in need to our services.  In addition, Sainsbury’s will provide additional fundraising opportunities which will help to support the work that Together Drug & Alcohol Services carries out with local...Together Chosen as Sainsbury’s Local Charity of the Year 2018/19

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Flourish Exmouth July 2018

Flourish Cafes offer a friendly place for anyone in our community to come and connect with others. Everyone is welcome.  The Kennaway Centre: 10-12 Victoria Road, Exmouth, EX8 1DL. Every Friday 1pm-3pm.  At Flourish in Exmouth we are launching a programme of FREE workshops and activities as part of our weekly cafe. These will include: Arts and Crafts Mindfulness Health and Well-being IT Drop-ins and many more! In addition, join us on Friday 27th July as we welcome onesmallstep. Drop-in to find out more about getting active, eating better, quitting smoking or reducing alcohol. Together Drugs and Alcohol Service...Flourish Exmouth July 2018

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