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Volunteering and why it's super cool

Elizabeth Feltoe | 25th October 2019

Amanda gives us her wisdom about volunteering. Looking after other people (being a friend, a good member of the community or taking on a cause) are all ways to help other people One of the best ways to help look after other people is by volunteering! If you volunteer in an area that you are passionate about you are likely to be more committed and s

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What's been happening - Ambassador programme

Helen Bainbridge | 14th December 2017

It's been an exciting term on the Phase Ambassador programme. For those who don't know, it's our young leadership programme and it's designed to train and value our fantastic young volunteers. Anyone who attends senior school in Hitchin can be an Ambassador but places are limited so it's worth getting in quickly if you are interested! From January

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My year with Phase

Bethany Murray | 2nd August 2016

This year I have been working with Phase as the 'Self-harm Support Intern' and what an exciting year it has been. I've seen Phase achieve so much and am excited about the future of the charity which I will continue to support and be involved with, just perhaps from more of a distance as my next three years will be spent up north at Newcastle Univer

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Talking to someone who struggles with self-harm

Bethany Murray | 22nd June 2016

Earlier this year, Phase was asked to write something about what are some helpful things to say to a young person struggling with self-harm. I’ve spent some time putting together a list of some common things people may say, why they might not be so helpful and what people could say instead. "Promise me you won't do it again" Self-harm is

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Volunteering is good for you

Kieran Murphy | 13th June 2016

There was a great article on the BBC News website this morning about the positive impact of volunteering for individuals and for organisations. You can read the article here. Do you have some time and some skills that you could offer to Phase? Could you organise and run a fundraising event - cake sale, sponsored run or something else? To find out

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Filming Fun in Hitchin Town Centre

Alice Mills | 10th June 2016

Last week, some of the Phase team ventured down to Hitchin town centre with a camera team and a big red arm chair. The aim was to capture some footage to use in a new 'Let's talk' video. The big red chair was set in the middle of Hitchin market square , where we invited passers-by to take a seat and respond to some cue cards. Written on these cards

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