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  1. Jaminacaranda

    Work problem - need advice!

    I'm writing on behalf of my son rather than myself but his work situation is making him really low at the moment - I've never seen him so depressed - and I really don't know how to help/advise him. He has always been an extremely sharp individual but he got lost in his early teenage years (he...

    Do you think the job market will improve?

    I think it is still tough? In the old days it was easier to get a job, even if you had half the qualifications. These days they seem to want an exact fit, or the best of the best. Do you think it will improve?
  3. C


    Surrey Oakleaf Enterprise 101 Walnut Tree Close Guildford Surrey GU1 4UQ 01483 303649 [email protected] Oakleaf is the only mental health charity in Surrey working as a social enterprise to provide vocational training for those suffering from mental health issues. We offer...
  4. C

    City of Edinburgh

    Edinburgh Crisis Skylight 0131 209 7700 [email protected] Crisis Skylight Edinburgh works with single people who are homeless and vulnerably housed. We offer structured 12-week courses, taster sessions and one-to-one support to help people learn, develop skills and improve their...
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    Cardiff County

    Cardiff Cardiff Concern Regal House Gelligaer Lane Cathays Cardiff CF14 3JS 02920 664410 [email protected] Monday to Friday 10am - 9pm Cardiff Concern is a charitable counselling service run by Christians. At present, we have 30 volunteer counsellors who have been professionally...
  6. R

    getting back into education...

    Hi. Left uni two years ago, after taking out three student loans packages but t only passing one year (long story but th a t means I could only use that one year in credit transfers) I've not tried to reapply for loans but I think I'll be refused. I have three full gcses at pass grades, one...
  7. Fairy Lucretia

    what education do you have

    did your mental illness prevent you from getting good qualifications? xxxx
  8. Anime-Alchemy

    I want to get into social care?

    Hello everyone, it's something I have pondered for a couple of months. I just wondered if anyone knew how i go about getting into the social care sector? I don't have the money nor qualifications needed to do a degree but are there other ways?
  9. R

    Where do I start?

    I'm recently separated. Been out of hospital since Feb. I trained as an occupational therapist 15 years ago but never worked. I am now a single parent aged 41, with no job no qualifications and little money. How do I start to recover my life? I want to work and feel normal but I don't know where...
  10. blueflames

    What you grateful for????

    I have been summing up my life recently, asking myself what I have done and what I am happy with. I think when you list it, it really helps to see it all:) So make me some lists people:hug: anything from stuff you have done with your life, qualifications, things you are proud of, things that...
  11. J

    My life is shit

    My life is awful, for the past 4 years, all I have done is the same thing everyday. I rarely leave the house apart from when I meet my family or get my haircut etc. I just sit indoors worrying about life every single fucking day. I have no qualifications because when I was 15 I got severe...