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Weez Project Ariana Article

Ann shares her experiences with Ariana Magazine

In an article for Ariana Magazine, Ann writes about losing her son, Jamie, and the recent Talk, Listen Care campaign to encourage people to talk about feelings and to raise awareness about mental health and suicide prevention in young people. “As a community, we can all play a part in improving young people’s mental well-being […]

Plan Ahead so Your Emotions don’t Overwhelm You

Feelings can overwhelm you, like a tsunami. Plan ahead and set up an early warning system and an escape route so you know what to do if you feel your emotions worsen.  Have coping and self-calming strategies to hand (like breathing slowly or being in the present.) and be ready to deploy them if and […]

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May is Mental health month

May is mental health awareness month. The Weez Wall was painted to raise awareness about and challenge the stigma of youth mental health. Its messages of hope, positivity and support remind us to be aware of our own and others’ feelings. Be sure to Talk, Listen and Care to safeguard your mental well-being and that […]

Myths about suicide

Myths About Suicide

As part of Weez Week, The Weez Project has released some myths and facts surrounding suicide. Suicide is an emotive and divisive subject. It is also highly complex with multiple factors usually at play, e.g. biological, psychological, life experiences, relationships and more. If we are to help people cope with emotional or difficult feelings, we […]

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Self Care

Taking care of your mental health and wellbeing: Self care By Sannah Malik We can care for ourselves – Self Care – by incorporating small acts in our daily life that take care of our mental, physical and emotional wellbeing. Although this seems simple, and often overlooked, it’s vital to reducing stress, improving anxiety and […]

Cyberbullying

Article by Sannah Malik With access to smartphones, the internet, and the majority of children/teenagers utilsing social media’, cyberbullying is a growing public concern. Cyberbullying can be defined as an intentional aggressive act to inflict psychological harm on another individual, repeatedly, through digital technologies and online mediums (Hinduja & Patchin, 2014). Victims of cyberbullying may […]

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Overthinking

Overthinking is when we dwell on something, a problem, school work, or just getting through the day and doing all that needs to be done. At times it can feel like there’s a swarm of bees inside our head, each vying for attention. Over-analysis or having too many things going at once increases stress, and […]