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Support Circles on Sundays

Hey everyone,

We're going to be running support circles once a month on a Sunday! At the moment they run on Tuesdays, but for one of those Tuesdays, each month they will be running on a Sunday instead.

This next Sunday support circle will be on 26 November. If you'd like to come along, (sign up by completing the form here )
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Chatwee Update

Update - There's been some technical difficulties launching Chatwee onto our website so we will not be moving to Chatwee on Thursday.

As soon as we fix this issue, we'll announce another date for launching. We're really sorry for the delay in Chatwee, thanks so much for your patience.
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Post of The Month (September)

Maisy is our Post of The Month winner voted by the community for the following post:

"Hey Shaunie,

​I care. I really relate to what you have been experiencing with the house falling apart, and things not getting fixed due to general shame of the state of the house and not knowing where to begin fixing things or who to contact (you don't want to come across rogue tradesmen). Not even having adequate heating and hot water. And clutter. Everywhere. It's horrible to live in such circumstances, I know. It's hard as well when you see everyone else living a 'normal' life and yet being unable to talk about your situation."
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I feel confusing, possible trigger?

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  • I feel confusing, possible trigger?

    I'm currently sat at my placement about to go off to a school to do some training about peer mentoring, and i'm just kinda sat here but not here? If that makes sense.
    I don't feel particularly upset or angry or anything like that, I just feel like I'm drowning in life and that any second I'll just collapse. As if there's always something at he back of my mind waiting. It's really hard to explain but I just feel kind of separate to everything and that if I hurt myself it won't really matter because its just psychical? I dunno, anyone any idea what I'm feeling?

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    Hey Sammy,
    Hope you're feeling a bit better from this morning. We aren't experts here really but have you felt this way before? Do you know maybe what triggered these feelings? Young people do often experience feelings like this sometimes especially at school. Sometimes it can just get a little too much! Do you feel like you're maybe doing too much work and not raking time for yourself perhaps? Maybe taking a chilled day out to watch your fav movies or eat your favourite foods?
    Look forward to hearing from you,
    Drea

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      I'm at university so I have placement and uni work and social life to fit in. Can feel overwhelming sometimes.
      I feel like it quite a lot, nothing has to happen to make me feel like either. It's kind of like feeling nothing. So I dunno if been busy is what causes it as I've had it longer than I've been busy, it's more like emotional draining
      When I do have days off all I can be bothered doing is just laying in bed watching TV

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      • #4
        I understand completely how you feel with the university work. It can get quite hectic. Maybe you could do with some more social interaction if you're up for that? Go out with friends, and exercise is also often helpful if you can find time for it!

        Drea

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