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Category Archives: For Parents & Carers

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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THINGS PARENTS ASK – What can I do about my child’s gaming obsession?

THINGS PARENTS ASK What can I do about my child’s gaming obsession? During the years that I have been supporting young people and their parents, this is the question I have been asked more than any other. I cannot count the number of times I have been contacted by stressed mums and dads who are […]

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