Independent Living West Country wins Best Start Up Business at Regional Business Awards
Exeter-based Independent Living West Country has been recognised for the huge difference that it’s making to the lives of individuals suffering from acute mental health conditions at the annual 373 Group Business Awards. Set up to recognise unsung business heroes, small and large across Devon and Somerset, the awards had close to 200 nominations. Read more.
Devon sees dramatic rise in demand for mental health support
Independent Living West Country, which was set up following the withdrawal of MIND in the region in 2018, has seen a dramatic rise in the number of clients being referred to it by Devon County Council, which has responsibility for the care of some of the county’s most vulnerable individuals once they leave the direct support of the NHS. Read more.
Devon sees demand for mental health support leap by almost a quarter in April
Demand for support for individuals suffering with acute mental health conditions during lockdown has jumped by 23% in Devon in the last month, according to new figures released during Mental Health Awareness Week by Exeter-based mental health support service, Independent Living West Country. Read more.