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When my daughter was born, I was living what’s supposed to be one of life’s best moments, reliving one of my worst

Thursday 06 September 2018 / Families
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Ross suffered from postnatal depression. Read his open and honest account of living with this depression.

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"My main goal is to encourage young people to believe in themselves because there may not be anyone else in their lives doing that"

Friday 18 May 2018 / Young people, Families
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How Charlotte, Mental Health expert, is helping young people who have suffered trauma and other serious issues

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Disability – it doesn’t have to be a difficult subject for your children

Thursday 07 December 2017 / Families, Disabled children and young people
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Do you feel awkward talking to your children about disability? Lizzy tells us how to speak confidently about it.

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I am thrilled to be involved in a project where I can see directly that my money goes towards paying Pam and Lucy, and exactly what they do

Monday 02 October 2017 / Families, Fundraising
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Cathy Wall went to meet two support workers at her local children's centre. Find out how they are helping children.

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“I think we prevent an awful lot of children from being really damaged further down the line just by being there earlier.”

Monday 18 September 2017 / Families, Young people
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Anne-Marie is one of our family support practitioners. You might recognise her from our new TV advert.

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How the children's centre helped improve my confidence and mental health, as well as my grandchildren's

Thursday 17 August 2017 / Families
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Shirley suffers with depression and anxiety but taking her grandchildren to their local children’s centre has helped.

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Children's centres are for everyone who needs them - that includes grandparents too

Wednesday 09 August 2017 / Families
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Our children’s centres provide activities and support for anyone who needs them, including grandparents.

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Without the centre, I wouldn’t have known what to do

Friday 04 August 2017 / Families
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We spoke to Fiona about how her children’s centre helped her get out of the house and become a more confident parent

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"Action for Children saved my life"

Tuesday 21 February 2017 / Families
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Jackie had been struggling with her mental health for years before she came to Action for Children.

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