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THE PROJECT
Young People's Centre
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AXMINSTER, EX13 5AZ

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“This Is My Mental Illness” Art Exhibition

This summer, The Project is hosting an art exhibition to raise awareness of mental illness! Thursday 29 June – Sunday 2 July 2017 Pippins Community Centre, Axminster It’s not always easy (or possible) to put your feelings into words. I, like a lot of people, find it much easier to express my mental illness and […]

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More than tiredness! One view of depression

More than tiredness! One view of depression – by Jess This is more than just tiredness, more than feeling worn out… in fact it’s something completely different. Tired would suggest you’d had a long busy day, or maybe a bad night’s sleep. This is much more than that, much, much more. This is a tiredness […]

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What does it feel like to self-harm? – by Jess

          What does it feel like to self-harm? – by Jess What does it feel like to self-harm? Well, let’s go to the beach. And walk into the water, blindfolded. Just keep walking, you don’t know where you’re going. You just know you’re going deeper and deeper out into the sea. […]

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Comedy, Curry & Quiz Fundraising Night

COMEDY, CURRY & QUIZ NIGHT Friday 3 March, 7pm Axminster Town Football Club Tickets: £15 (to include quiz entry, curry and comedy!) —————————— The Project is holding a Comedy, Curry & Quiz Night to raise much needed funds to continue our work supporting local young people with mental health issues, as well as their families. […]

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JOB VACANCY: We are recruiting!

JOB VACANCY! Support Session Coordinator & Facilitator 14 hours per week (Wed/Thurs evenings in Chard/Axminster + home-based flexi time) The Project are recruiting! We’re looking for one amazing person to join our team, to run our support sessions for young people age 13-24. This is a rewarding role, working with young people, planning, organising and […]

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Vote for The Project

The Project needs your help! We have put The Project forward to receive funding from the Aviva Community Fund, and voting is now open. Please take a minute to vote for The Project, so that we are in with a chance of receiving these vital funds, which would allow us to continue supporting local young […]

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World Mental Health Day 2016

Today is World Mental Health Day, a day with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilising efforts in support of mental health. This year’s theme is Psychological first aid. We never know when in life we are likely to come up against mental health problems. With one in four adults […]

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The Project – Autumn Newsletter 2016

Welcome to our Autumn Newsletter! The last few months have been extremely busy for everyone at The Project. With so much going on, we’ve had little time to reflect on all that we’ve achieved during the first half of the year, hence why this newsletter has been produced slightly later than intended! Once we sat […]

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The Project shortlisted for the UK’s Largest Diversity Awards

The Project, the young people’s mental health support group based in Axminster, has been shortlisted for the Community Organisation Award for Age at the National Diversity Awards 2016. Charities and Role Models from across the UK will gather at the breathtaking Anglican Cathedral in Liverpool on September 16th 2016 for The National Diversity Awards.  The Best of British […]

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Annual Review & Impact Summary 2014-15

We are extremely proud to present The Project’s second Annual Review & Impact Summary, for the period 1 October 2014 to 30 September 2015.  We know we’re a bit late getting this out, but we think it’s well worth the wait! We hope you will enjoy reading about the progress and developments we have made, […]

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