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Tag Archives: young people. mental health

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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 Young People’s 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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Wish The Project a Happy Birthday!

The Project is celebrating its fourth birthday in style this month – with its #Support4September crowdfunding campaign. Reaching our £15,000 target will ensure we can continue delivering all of our services for another year. The traditional association for fourth anniversaries is fruit and flowers. The Project is embracing this theme, as our peer support groups […]

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Why Support The Project?

You may have seen our #Support4September crowdfunding campaign (http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/theprojectyp) and wondered why we need your support and what makes our peer support groups different to other youth mental health services. In this blog post, I attempt to give an overview of why our support groups are special and how they help young people with mental […]

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Why You Should Register To Vote

    So, it appears there will be a general election on the 8th of June. You might be thinking “why bother?” After all, it often seems politicians don’t care about ordinary people – especially those of us with mental health problems. But this is precisely why you should vote: the decisions made by politicians […]

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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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