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Young People's Centre
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“This Is My Mental Illness” Art Exhibition

This summer, The Project is hosting an art exhibition to raise awareness of mental illness! Thursday 29 June – Sunday 2 July 2017 Pippins Community Centre, Axminster It’s not always easy (or possible) to put your feelings into words. I, like a lot of people, find it much easier to express my mental illness and […]

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Why I Run – By Rich Potter (Volunteer)

On Sunday 12 th March, Myself and my friend, George, will be running the Bath Half Marathon. We have been using this opportunity to fundraise money for two charities: MacMillan Cancer Support & The Project. On the fundraising page (link below) you can find our reasons for choosing these two great charities; what you won’t […]

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More than tiredness! One view of depression

More than tiredness! One view of depression – by Jess This is more than just tiredness, more than feeling worn out… in fact it’s something completely different. Tired would suggest you’d had a long busy day, or maybe a bad night’s sleep. This is much more than that, much, much more. This is a tiredness […]

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What does it feel like to self-harm? – by Jess

          What does it feel like to self-harm? – by Jess What does it feel like to self-harm? Well, let’s go to the beach. And walk into the water, blindfolded. Just keep walking, you don’t know where you’re going. You just know you’re going deeper and deeper out into the sea. […]

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Comedy, Curry & Quiz Fundraising Night

COMEDY, CURRY & QUIZ NIGHT Friday 3 March, 7pm Axminster Town Football Club Tickets: £15 (to include quiz entry, curry and comedy!) —————————— The Project is holding a Comedy, Curry & Quiz Night to raise much needed funds to continue our work supporting local young people with mental health issues, as well as their families. […]

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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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JOB VACANCY: We are recruiting!

JOB VACANCY! Support Session Coordinator & Facilitator 14 hours per week (Wed/Thurs evenings in Chard/Axminster + home-based flexi time) The Project are recruiting! We’re looking for one amazing person to join our team, to run our support sessions for young people age 13-24. This is a rewarding role, working with young people, planning, organising and […]

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The Project – Autumn Newsletter 2016

Welcome to our Autumn Newsletter! The last few months have been extremely busy for everyone at The Project. With so much going on, we’ve had little time to reflect on all that we’ve achieved during the first half of the year, hence why this newsletter has been produced slightly later than intended! Once we sat […]

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The Project launches second support group

Local mental health support group expands to meet need A ground-breaking mental health scheme for young people is to open in Chard in January 2016, bringing a much-needed new service to the town. Called The Project, the scheme has been operating successfully in Axminster for the past two years, and is opening its second group […]

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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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