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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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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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THINGS PARENTS ASK – What can I do about my child’s gaming obsession?

THINGS PARENTS ASK What can I do about my child’s gaming obsession? During the years that I have been supporting young people and their parents, this is the question I have been asked more than any other. I cannot count the number of times I have been contacted by stressed mums and dads who are […]

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How to talk to your child about the dangers of sexting

What is sexting? Sexting is when someone sends a sexually explicit photograph or video of themselves via their mobile phone or online. It can also refer to written messages. It has become common in recent years due to easy access to smartphones and camera phones with internet access. Adolescents are texting messages of a sexual nature taken in the privacy […]

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Introduction to Mindfulness Skills – Workshop

An Introduction to Mindfulness Skills (for Parents/Carers supporting a young person with mental health issues) Tuesday 19th May 2015 – 6.30-8.30pm Facilitator: Jerry Fox (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services)   This year, Mental Health Awareness Week (11-17 May) is focussing on the benefits of MINDFULNESS in supporting mental health. So, we’re bringing you an Introduction to […]

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Annual Review & Impact Summary 2013-14

We are delighted to share our first Annual Review & Impact Summary for the period to 30 September 2014. We are hugely proud of the service we have created, and the difference we are already making to the lives of young people experiencing mental health issues, and their families.  I hope you will find this account of our […]

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Let’s talk about mental illness

Five years ago, when my daughter became ill with severe mental health problems, I knew absolutely nothing about mental illness.  I didn’t really know what it was, what caused it, what to do about it and – most importantly – I didn’t know what to say or how to help! There’s nothing in the parenting […]

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The Project – Newsletter – January 2014

Read all The Project’s latest news in our January 2014 Newsletter, including updates on Young People’s Support Group Parents and Carers Support Group Training Opportunities Click on the image below to read more …

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New support group to help those caring for a young person with mental illness

PRESS RELEASE – 27 November 2013 A new monthly group, to help parents and carers who are supporting a child or young person with emotional and mental health issues, has launched as part of a groundbreaking scheme called The Project. The group, which is open to parents and carers in East Devon, South Somerset and […]

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NEW! Monthly support group for parents and carers

The first meeting of our parents and carers support group will be next TUESDAY 19TH NOVEMBER, 6.30-8.30pm at Home Farm Hotel, Wilmington, East Devon. The group, which will meet on the third Tuesday of each month, is intended as a space for the parents and carers of young people with emotional and mental health issues, to […]

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