Back to School…..Easy for some!

When going to School is your worst nightmare For some young people school is a place of stress, worry and anxiety. Also for parents the daily struggle to reduce these fears can be exhausting! Children can start to display symptoms of school phobia quite early, and if left without support, this can severely reduce a …

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Walking a Mile for MEN on World Suicide Awareness Day

Raising Awareness Through Walking & Talking​ Previous Next   Thursday the 10th September marked World Suicide Awareness Day, so Anna chose this significant date to host a new Mental Health Mile circuit in Doncaster.  Starting at Doncaster Squash Club on Bennetthorpe, a new mile walk around the Town Fields has been added to the events calendar. …

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Imprisoned by fear?

Imprisoned by Fear Agoraphobia is extremely complex, it isn’t just a fear of going outside. Generally, a person may feel imprisoned by fear, the world outside may become challenging. Agoraphobia is a mental health condition where people avoid situations that may cause them to panic or feel trapped. This can include situations where a person …

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Smoke Bombs and the new staff pics

Smoke Bombs ready! So the ME Project team decided to put Theresa, our favourite photographer to the test to create some interesting images with the use of smoke bombs? We headed down to some private land (with permission!)  for an unusual Sunday morning shoot hoping to create something like this… Could we do it? Safety First! …

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Making Self Harm less harmful

Self harm as a coping strategy? Why do young people self harm?  This is such a complex question, and there are many possible reasons. So often, the best way to understand why someone is using self harm as a coping strategy is to explore the causes of distress. Often people harm themselves as a way …

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Mental Health Support improved by Charity Partnership

A Flexible Support Service needed? Unfortunately for some Sufferers of Mental Health, the existing support services appear limited. Currently a “ONE-SIZE FITS ALL” approach is inadequate, outdated and underfunded. We as humans are so unique in personality, that Mental Health support needs to be tailored to be effective and efficient. Partnerships, collaborations and Networking are …

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Gripped in the Cycle of Panic!

Imagine your physical symptoms overwhelming you, often appearing from nowhere. Your mind and body working to convince you that you are about to: Die Throw up in public Faint Lose control of your mind Make an embarrassing scene Choke  Stop breathing Panic disorder can take over your whole existence.  Stripping you of your vibrancy, your …

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Doncaster Children’s university – a Great partnership

Cura-Care and The ME Project love to get involved in our local community through working with charity partners.  One of which is Doncaster Children’s University.   You can see the Doncaster Children’s University Facebook page by clicking the link below, you will find other interesting articles and suggested activities for children.  Donna Woodthorpe is the key team …

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depression or just having a bad time?

A child who seems quiet and unsociable,  who is destructive and challenging may simply be expressing how they feel inside. If misdiagnosed or left for a prolonged period this may lead to depression. ”Early recognition can protect against long term problems” Be aware of: Refusing to participate in fun things, not enjoying leisure activities Noticeable weight …

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