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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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Another Brick Wall – by Anon.

Imagine being stood in a tunnel, pure darkness. Suddenly you come across another brick wall. The thing is you can sit on the floor crying looking up at the wall and stay there for days on end. However sitting there will not change anything. You need to believe you can stand up and walk towards […]

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Hormones, Huskies & Happy Endings…. – by Kerry C

The first time I remember skipping a meal was when I was 8/9. I was at primary school and – I can’t remember why –but I decided I wasn’t going to eat my packed lunch for a few days. My best friend at the time told my mum and she had a talk with me […]

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