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

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The Project is recruiting! Mental Health Support Worker

EXCITING NEWS! We are recruiting for a Mental Health Support Worker to join our passionate and committed team, working with young people age 13-24 with mental health issues. The Project is an award-winning early intervention mental health support service, providing peer support groups for local young people affected by emotional and mental health issues across East […]

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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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The Project Launches #Support4September Crowdfunding Campaign

The Project aims to celebrate its 4th birthday in style this September – by raising at least £15,000! This would provide the youth mental health charity with the remaining money needed to continue running its services, including peer support groups in Axminster and Chard, for another year. The Project, which is part of Action East […]

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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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“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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