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Notice of Cancellation: Tonight’s Parent and Carer Support Group

IMPORTANT NOTICE:  TONIGHT’S PARENT AND CARER SUPPORT GROUP IS CANCELLED (Monday 19th March) We have taken the decision to cancel tonight’s parent and carer support group in Axminster due to the severe weather warnings in place for Devon and surrounding areas. Please take care if you are out on the roads.

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Train to become a Youth Mental Health First Aider

The Project is running a 2 day Youth Mental Health First Aid Training Course at Colliton Barton in East Devon on the 9th and 10th April. The 2 day course will help you gain a better understanding of mental health, equip you with the knowledge and skills to help a young person with mental health issues and on completion you will […]

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Action East Devon waves goodbye to Coordinator of The Project

Action East Devon will be saying farewell to Debbie Humberstone who has been the inspirational coordinator of the young people’s mental health service – The Project – for the past five years. The Project provides support to young people experiencing mental distress and their parents/carers through regular peer support groups in Axminster and Chard. Debbie […]

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Latest News Bulletin from The Project – December 2017

The Project News Bulletin – December 2017 Click on the link above to see all the latest news and dates for your diary from The Project. This issue contains the following articles: A festive message to all our Supporters News from The Founder and Manager of The Project Staff Vacancy at The Project – Project Manager […]

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Co-op Members Raise £876.55 for The Project

The Co-op Local Community Fund has awarded £876.55 to The Project. The donation was raised by Co-op members, who support local causes when buying selected products from Co-op food stores. The money will be used to help fund The Project’s support groups, which provide an important early intervention service for young people experiencing mental health […]

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Session Rota 2018

Session Dates 2018  Click on the link above to see the rota for the peer support group sessions we will be running throughout 2018. We run 4 sessions which include: 13 – 18 years – Axminster 18 – 24 years – Axminster 13 – 18 years – Chard 18 – 24 years – Chard and […]

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Latest News Bulletin from The Project – November 2017

Our November 2017 bulletin contains the following articles; The Project reaches £15,000 Crowdfunding Target Join The Project’s new Fundraising Committee Plans underway for The Project to open in Ottery St Mary Mental Health Training News – dates for your diary Parent and Carer Support Group To see our latest announcements and dates for your diary […]

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Empowering Families Workshop

We would like to invite parents and carers to attend a one-day Empowering Families Workshop that we are running on: Saturday 25 November 2017 10-4pm The Hub, Lyme Regis Church Street, Lyme Regis, Dorset, DT7 3BS – Next to St Michael’s Church £10 per participant The aim of the workshop is to share with you […]

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Latest Training Bulletin from The Project – young people and mental health

Find out about our latest training and workshops we are running in Devon and Somerset, which include: Youth Mental Health First Aid Training Mental Health Awareness Workshops Self-Harm Awareness Workshops Download our latest training bulletin here. To find out more about any of the courses we are running, or to arrange a bespoke youth mental […]

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Common Myths About Eating Disorders

  Since it is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, we at The Project thought it’s a great opportunity to tell you the truth about some common myths surrounding eating disorders. These myths are all harmful and could prevent people with eating disorders from seeking help, so they need to be addressed.   Eating disorders are […]

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