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Young People's Centre
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Parent and Carer Support Group will meet next on Monday 16th July

Parent and Carer Support Group Monday 16th July 6.30pm – 8.30pm Pippins Community Centre, Axminster Are you worried about your child or young person’s behaviour or their mental health? Are you supporting a child or young person who is experiencing mental illness and you need support yourself? Our monthly parent and carer support group provides […]

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More Support

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week, so we thought we would take the opportunity to talk about peer support and how it can make a big difference to young people’s mental health and wellbeing. One of the messages we receive on a regular basis is that there is not enough support available. Mental health services are […]

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Alison raises grand total of £1033.16 for The Project

We are delighted to announce that Alison Davies, one of our inspirational and dedicated supporters, recently took part in the 22 mile Exe to Axe race, running from Exmouth to Seaton, raising a grand total of £1033.16 for The Project! Alison had planned to run the 20 mile Grizzly race but due to severe weather […]

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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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Young People’s Views on the Green Paper

Following our last post on the Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Provision green paper consultation, we asked young people in our peer support groups what they liked most about The Project and what should be considered when the government implements its proposals. “The Project is a safe place for young people to talk […]

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Have Your Say in Young People’s Mental Health

  The government has published a green paper called Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Provision and is seeking your views on its proposals. The consultation is running until noon on 2nd March 2018. This is your opportunity to have a say in how young people’s mental health and wellbeing is prioritised. You can […]

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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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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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