Tag Archives : Mental health


Charities to work with Council on innovative alliance to help vulnerable people in Plymouth

Charities in Plymouth are going to work with the City Council in a more joined up way to help vulnerable people such as the homeless, those with mental illness and other complex needs. Plymouth City Council will be awarding a £7 million contract to an alliance of local charities to provide services to people with […]


Plymouth’s work to improve mental health gets national recognition

Joint press release from Plymouth City Council, Livewell Southwest, NHS Northern, Eastern and Western Clinical Commissioning Group and NHS England Plymouth has received national recognition for its pioneering work to improve the city’s mental health with a visit from Claire Murdoch, National Mental Health Director for NHS England. The visit, on Friday, October 5, started […]


Plymouth hosts regional launch of Mental Health Concordat

Duncan Selbie, Chief Executive of Public Health England (PHE), chose Plymouth for the regional launch of the Government’s new Prevention Concordat for Better Mental Health. The launch event took place at the Jury’s Inn, Plymouth on Friday 9 March and was hosted by Plymouth City Council’s Public Health team. The event was also supported by […]


Plymouth’s young people talk about mental health

Young people from across the city have been helping to design a new emotional health and wellbeing service for Plymouth’s secondary and special schools. Over 60 young people from ten city schools, ranging from age 11-18 took part in a special workshop event organised by Sarah Staples and Josh Pope, Plymouth’s Member and Deputy Member […]