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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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The Project … in just 3 years!

It’s not often I can think of an occasion when I would start a blog post with something that I saw on Facebook, but today that’s exactly where I find myself … For those of you who are Facebook aficionados, you’ll be familiar with the fact that it now feeds back to us memories of […]

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Depression is an illness – not a lifestyle choice! – by Debbie

Depression is an illness – not a lifestyle choice! I was away on holiday this week when news of Robin Williams death reached me via my Facebook newsfeed, and I was deeply saddened to read that he had taken his own life. I had not been aware previously of his battles with addiction and mental […]

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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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Katie attends national conference on mental health and wellbeing – by Katie R

I represented The Project at the Youth Work Counts conference in Leeds, which was hosted by Ambition and UK Youth. I was really inspired by all the good work going on around the country with regards to young people’s wellbeing. I thought it would be a good opportunity for those interested to hear a little […]

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The Project Newsletter – Summer 2014

Read all The Project’s latest news in our Summer 2014 Newsletter, including updates on Young People’s Support Group Parents and Carers Support Group New staff New Blog and online resources Support for The Project Fundraising Click on the image below to read more …

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Another (Different) Brick in the Wall – by Kerry C

People are always saying motivational things about how it’s great to be different. But, when I think back over my life the first experiences that come to mind are always memories of negative experiences of it. For example, I was born with an extra bone in my left foot. That’s pretty different. It’s a very […]

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Newsletter – November 2013

Click on image below to read our latest newsletter.    

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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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