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Tag Archives: mental illness

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Young People’s Views on the Green Paper

Following our last post on the Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Provision green paper consultation, we asked young people in our peer support groups what they liked most about The Project and what should be considered when the government implements its proposals. “The Project is a safe place for young people to talk […]

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Have Your Say in YP Mental Health

  The government has published a green paper called Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Provision and is seeking your views on its proposals. The consultation is running until noon on 2nd March 2018. This is your opportunity to have a say in how young people’s mental health and wellbeing is prioritised. You can […]

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Our Hand Comments

  Since it’s World Mental Health Day, we thought we would share some of the comments given by young people in our workshops. Participants are given a blank #heartonthehand image and encouraged to write comments about what they have learned in the workshop. The comments can be about how they have a better understanding of […]

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Supporting Families

The Project is effective in improving our young people’s ability to manage their mental health partly because we also offer support to their families. We work with parents/carers when appropriate, to ensure we are providing the best help we can and to advise them on accessing support from other services if it’s needed. We understand that […]

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Mental Health Support is a Necessity

In his speech at our recent birthday event, the guest of honour and Mayor of Axminster, Jeremy Walden, pointed out that it’s a shame The Project needs to exist. If you went to your GP or a hospital A&E department with a physical condition requiring urgent treatment, he said, you would be rightly appalled if […]

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How We Help Young People Thrive

The aim of The Project’s #Support4September crowdfunding campaign is to ensure we can continue all of our peer support groups for young people with mental health issues. Our support groups are different to most other mental health services. We are inclusive, accessible and focused on helping young people thrive. We help young people thrive in […]

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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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7 points I so wish someone had told me before I sat my exams

7 points I so wish someone had told me before I sat my exams 1. Don’t be too hard on yourself – don’t put so much pressure on yourself. Evteryone is scared, everyone wants to do well and its totally normal to feel like that but don’t crush yourself with your own pressure – ultimately […]

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How Dancing Helps My Mental Health

Today is International Dance Day, so I thought I would tell you about my experience of dancing. I know it’s probably not typical and other people will have different experiences, but I also believe that there is a lot of value in sharing personal stories. It took me 3 years to go to modern jive […]

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