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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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Latest Newsletter from The Project – Winter 2017

The Project’s Winter newsletter is out! This edition includes exciting news of our new licencing package which we aim to launch in 2017. This package, which will be available to purchase directly from The Project, will enable others to replicate The Project’s model of working and set up support groups in their own local area. […]

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Tips for Talking about Mental Health

Today is Time to Talk Day, which encourages everyone to talk about mental health with the aim of breaking down stigma. Talking openly about mental health is beneficial for everyone, as the flow of information challenges stereotypes and helps people with mental health problems feel supported. However, since mental health is still a sensitive subject, […]

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The Project Responds to Theresa May’s Pledge to Provide More Support for Young People with Mental Health Problems

On Monday 9th January, Prime Minster Theresa May announced her intention to provide more support for children and young people with mental health problems (see the BBC report here). Her proposals include providing more mental health awareness training for teachers and helping schools to link up with mental health experts in their areas. She also […]

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