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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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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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Latest Newsletter from The Project – Winter 2017

The Project’s Winter newsletter is out! This edition includes exciting news of our new licencing package which we aim to launch in 2017. This package, which will be available to purchase directly from The Project, will enable others to replicate The Project’s model of working and set up support groups in their own local area. […]

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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 Project Responds to Theresa May’s Pledge to Provide More Support for Young People with Mental Health Problems

On Monday 9th January, Prime Minster Theresa May announced her intention to provide more support for children and young people with mental health problems (see the BBC report here). Her proposals include providing more mental health awareness training for teachers and helping schools to link up with mental health experts in their areas. She also […]

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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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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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