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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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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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The Last Time – written by one of our young people, Gemma

The Last Time. This is the last time I’m going to write about you. I could probably write a book about you, and all the things we did together, but, at the end of the day, you couldn’t even write a sentence about me. So I’m giving myself a rest. My Fingers know your name […]

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Annual Review & Impact Summary 2014-15

We are extremely proud to present The Project’s second Annual Review & Impact Summary, for the period 1 October 2014 to 30 September 2015.  We know we’re a bit late getting this out, but we think it’s well worth the wait! We hope you will enjoy reading about the progress and developments we have made, […]

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Chronic illness, the mind & the self

I’m Kerry, the mental health worker at The Project, and I have written a post over on my blog about how chronic illness can have an impact on mental health and identity. I wanted to share it on here too, as someone out there may relate to it. I have found that hearing people talk […]

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Fundraising challenge in support of The Project

In July, Matthew Lathey is cycling from London to Paris to raise funds for The Project and Samaritans, and to raise awareness around mental illness and the tragedy of suicide in young people.  Matt … we salute you! 🙂 Here’s what Matt has to say about the challenge … http://www.gofundme.com/lwrhis Just over 12 months ago, […]

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Roots and Wings

Sarah read this poem in a session the other night and I liked it so thought I would share it with you all. Let us know what you think in the comments 🙂 If I had two wishes, I know what they would be I’d wish for Roots to cling to, and Wings to set […]

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My Second Family – by Kate N.

My Second Family I love coming to the project because I’m understood but it’s only recently I’ve learnt this. Although my family try to be supportive they just don’t get it, during a discussion around robin William’s death my own family were saying he was selfish to do that and had no sympathy towards what […]

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Bruises – by Joe

BRUISES Like a lot of people, I’ve been  thinking about the suicide of Robin Williams – someone of my own generation – and listening to people’s reactions on the media.   I find it quite frustrating that “mental illness” is still referred to – even by some with direct experience – as something outside ourselves. […]

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