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Latest News from The Project – April 2018

You can dowload our latest news bulletin here.    

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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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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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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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