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Young People's Centre
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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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#Support4September Begins!

Today, we are launching our #Support4September crowdfunding campaign to celebrate The Project’s birthday month. We aim to raise at least £15,000, which will help our support groups continue for another year. By donating to our campaign, you can secure one of our amazing rewards packages: visit www.crowdfunder.co.uk/theprojectyp for details of what’s on offer and to […]

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7 points I so wish someone had told me before I sat my exams

7 points I so wish someone had told me before I sat my exams 1. Don’t be too hard on yourself – don’t put so much pressure on yourself. Evteryone is scared, everyone wants to do well and its totally normal to feel like that but don’t crush yourself with your own pressure – ultimately […]

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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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