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

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Thank You Freya and Holly

We had some very welcome visitors to The Project’s office last week — Freya Morgan and Holly Smith delivered £570 raised through their concert, Music from the Movies. Debbie and I (Hayley) both attended the concert, which took place in Uplyme Church on Saturday 7th October, and were extremely impressed with Holly and Freya’s talent. […]

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Our Hand Comments

  Since it’s World Mental Health Day, we thought we would share some of the comments given by young people in our workshops. Participants are given a blank #heartonthehand image and encouraged to write comments about what they have learned in the workshop. The comments can be about how they have a better understanding of […]

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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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Supporting Families

The Project is effective in improving our young people’s ability to manage their mental health partly because we also offer support to their families. We work with parents/carers when appropriate, to ensure we are providing the best help we can and to advise them on accessing support from other services if it’s needed. We understand that […]

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Mental Health Support is a Necessity

In his speech at our recent birthday event, the guest of honour and Mayor of Axminster, Jeremy Walden, pointed out that it’s a shame The Project needs to exist. If you went to your GP or a hospital A&E department with a physical condition requiring urgent treatment, he said, you would be rightly appalled if […]

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How We Help Young People Thrive

The aim of The Project’s #Support4September crowdfunding campaign is to ensure we can continue all of our peer support groups for young people with mental health issues. Our support groups are different to most other mental health services. We are inclusive, accessible and focused on helping young people thrive. We help young people thrive in […]

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Wish The Project a Happy Birthday!

The Project is celebrating its fourth birthday in style this month – with its #Support4September crowdfunding campaign. Reaching our £15,000 target will ensure we can continue delivering all of our services for another year. The traditional association for fourth anniversaries is fruit and flowers. The Project is embracing this theme, as our peer support groups […]

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Why Support The Project?

You may have seen our #Support4September crowdfunding campaign (http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/theprojectyp) and wondered why we need your support and what makes our peer support groups different to other youth mental health services. In this blog post, I attempt to give an overview of why our support groups are special and how they help young people with mental […]

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#Support4September Begins!

Today, we are launching our #Support4September crowdfunding campaign to celebrate The Project’s birthday month. We aim to raise at least £15,000, which will help our support groups continue for another year. By donating to our campaign, you can secure one of our amazing rewards packages: visit www.crowdfunder.co.uk/theprojectyp for details of what’s on offer and to […]

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Session Rota for 2017

Session Dates 2017 Above is a link to the remaining session dates for the rest of the year, including which age group needs to attend on each day. We felt it would be useful for our members and their parents/carers so they can see exactly which dates they will be required to attend. Please feel […]

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