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

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“This Is My Mental Illness” Art Exhibition

This summer, The Project is hosting an art exhibition to raise awareness of mental illness! Thursday 29 June – Sunday 2 July 2017 Pippins Community Centre, Axminster It’s not always easy (or possible) to put your feelings into words. I, like a lot of people, find it much easier to express my mental illness and […]

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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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Comedy, Curry & Quiz Fundraising Night

COMEDY, CURRY & QUIZ NIGHT Friday 3 March, 7pm Axminster Town Football Club Tickets: £15 (to include quiz entry, curry and comedy!) —————————— The Project is holding a Comedy, Curry & Quiz Night to raise much needed funds to continue our work supporting local young people with mental health issues, as well as their families. […]

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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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JOB VACANCY: We are recruiting!

JOB VACANCY! Support Session Coordinator & Facilitator 14 hours per week (Wed/Thurs evenings in Chard/Axminster + home-based flexi time) The Project are recruiting! We’re looking for one amazing person to join our team, to run our support sessions for young people age 13-24. This is a rewarding role, working with young people, planning, organising and […]

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Vote for The Project

The Project needs your help! We have put The Project forward to receive funding from the Aviva Community Fund, and voting is now open. Please take a minute to vote for The Project, so that we are in with a chance of receiving these vital funds, which would allow us to continue supporting local young […]

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World Mental Health Day 2016

Today is World Mental Health Day, a day with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilising efforts in support of mental health. This year’s theme is Psychological first aid. We never know when in life we are likely to come up against mental health problems. With one in four adults […]

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