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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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New Training Dates for 2017!

We have finalised our mental health training programme for 2017 and we are now taking bookings for all of our courses. The courses that we have on offer (see our poster below) are available to anyone who wants to gain a better understanding of mental health issues and learn how to support a young person […]

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Latest News from The Project

Our latest news bulletin includes details of the following: A new vacancy at The Project Parent and Carer Support Group Aviva Community Fund voting open On the Blog and more Click on the link below to view. interim-news-bulletin-autumn-2016

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Speak out about bullying

It’s anti-bullying week this week, so what better time to discuss bullying and its impact on mental health? While bullying affects people of all ages, it is especially prevalent amongst children and young people. A survey carried out by found that within these age groups, 90% of the bullying took place at school, although […]

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Youth Mental Health First Aid Training – New dates announced

The Project is pleased to announce that the next 2-day Youth Mental Health First Aid Training Course, which will take place on: Wednesday 16th to Thursday 17th November 2016 At East Devon Business Centre, Heathpark Way, Honiton The cost of the 2-day course is £185 plus VAT (total £222 payable) Cost includes: 2 full days […]

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