Autumn Project Updates
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Autumn Project Updates

In our Summer newsletter, we were excited to announce the launch of our sixth project, Haven, three mental health and wellbeing support groups: for primary aged children, for secondary aged young people, and for their parents. Since then, our wonderful team has been busy training in Mental Health First Aid, Safeguarding, and Effective Listening, and...

A new Open Door project… Haven
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A new Open Door project… Haven

1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem in any given year. Around 75% of young people fear the reactions of friends when they talk about their mental health problems. Through the ICE Project we have become increasingly aware of the mental health struggles that Exmouth’s young people are facing. Through the Hub...

#I’mInspired, a few words from Helen
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#I’mInspired, a few words from Helen

I really enjoy being asked to speak about the work of Open Door, at churches, interest groups, other agencies and organisations. Anywhere that’ll have me! I’m always happy to talk about our projects, our history, and our plans for the future, but what really inspires me is sharing stories about the impact that we make,...

Open Door supports the Save St Johns Court Campaign
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Open Door supports the Save St Johns Court Campaign

You may have seen recent articles in the local paper about the Save St Johns Court Campaign. For those that don’t know, St Johns Court is Exmouth’s Community Mental Health Team Base and it is at risk of closure by the Devon Partnership Trust (DPT) in an effort to save money. At Open Door, we...

Counselling at Open Door
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Counselling at Open Door

Our counselling service was launched in April and to date, it has been a resoundingly successful addition to the work of Open Door. We are hugely grateful to our three fantastic counsellors who bring a wealth of expertise and have so generously donated their time for free so that people in need can get this...