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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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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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Vote for The Project

The Project needs your help! We have put The Project forward to receive funding from the Aviva Community Fund, and voting is now open. Please take a minute to vote for The Project, so that we are in with a chance of receiving these vital funds, which would allow us to continue supporting local young […]

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World Mental Health Day 2016

Today is World Mental Health Day, a day with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilising efforts in support of mental health. This year’s theme is Psychological first aid. We never know when in life we are likely to come up against mental health problems. With one in four adults […]

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The tragedy of teenage suicide – by Debbie

In recent days, I’ve been given cause to reflect on the potentially devastating consequences of mental illness in teenagers and young adults – more specifically on the consequences of young people not receiving the help they need when they need it. Suicide is always a tragedy, heart-breaking, painful, but when it’s a young person who […]

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