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This forum is a bit different to the others; it's here to help us get exposure for TheSite.org. As you know, we are a charity and we need coverage in the press to help our profile with potential funders and supporters. In short, we have to demonstrate that you find TheSite.org helpful and supportive.
Often we get calls from journalists wanting to go onto the boards to research...
TheSite is running an online workshop from Monday 24th June until Friday 29th June.
If you’re 16-25 year-olds and have experience of being in a relationship with a mental health issue (or a boyfriend/girlfriend who has) then this is your chance to put your experience to positive use and help us develop content for a new web channel called Madly in Love.
All activity will take place on...
Ever fancied working for YouthNet? Know somebody who would like to?
We've got a job going in our Central Services team - check it out!
The role is basically about helping YouthNet to run smoothly. It's a good chance to get on to that all-important career ladder (especially if you're interested in working in the charity sector!).
Feel free to share it with your friends/peers -...
Our friends over at Mental Health charity Sane have put us in touch with the Full Flight Theatre Company. They're looking for young people to come and form part of a focus group for their new play 'Correspondence'.
They need people on Friday 21st June from 3-5pm in Clapham - 10 mins on the train from London Waterloo.
If you would like to be involved please...
As part of a campaign involving TheSite.org and relationships charity OnePlusOne, we are looking for help from those of you who?d be happy to share your thoughts, views and anecdotes about relationships. We're most interested in hearing about some of the biggest challenges in relationships and how can they be made stronger.
Some of you are already familiar with the campaign - you might have...
This has been verified with the lovely Lisa who is conducting this piece of research. It will be really helpful for both her and us if you take part... :thumb:
I am doing a research project on online communities at the moment and would really appreciate your help!
Please follow this link and complete my survey, it shouldn’t take more than 5-7 minutes:
Would be great if anyone has five minutes to give her a hand - this is what she says;
I am assisting in a research carried out by the University of Westminster and looking to recruit MALE participants between ages 18-25 to complete a short online questionnaire.
The questionnaire asks you to imagine a number of hypothetical situations and think about how you might (or might not)...
If you're aged 16-25 and have experience of mental health issues affecting a relationship - either your own or those of friends/boyfriend/girlfriend then read on... :)
As well as the above, if you're interested in reflecting on your experiences and identifying positive ways forward in relationships, as well as identifying areas where young people need more support - AND you like getting...
Aged 16-25? Fancy acting in a photo-shoot for TheSite.org's re-design?
Check out the deets and apply via Do-it -
Do you use self-harm websites or forums?
If you click on the link below you'll find a survey for a research project being carried out at the University of Birmingham by a medical student called Isobel. She's looking at the use of self-harm websites/forums.
Please click here https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/N2CCHW2 to be taken to further information where you can decide whether or not to...
My name's Nick and I work for Thumbs Up Productions. We are currently in production on a TV series about people who have discovered they had a brother or sister they never knew about, and their subsequent relationship with their new sibling.
Appreciating that this is a very sensitive subject, I'd like to ask for your help. We'd love to hear from anyone with these experiences, if you're...
I am a researcher from the University of Sussex looking to recruit participants to complete a short (15 minute) online study investigating personality and facial recognition.
This research has received full ethical approval (Ref: ER/JLD32/1) and participation is of course completely voluntary. All data gathered in this study is recorded anonymously and stored securely and you have...
A production company contracted by BBC 3 is currently producing a documentary for the channels mental health season examining the issues faced by young people seeking mental health treatment on the NHS.
They are looking for potential contributors, ideally aged between 18-30, with strong views about their medical treatment.
Here are the details:
"We feel that in order to highlight the...
Hey guys, we've been shortlisted by Zipcar to be in with the chance of getting some ££ for TheSite :hyper:
To help us win, all you need to do is head over to Facebook and 'Like' the YouthNet Logo. Here's the link:
Our friends at On Road Media (a social media and broadcasting agency with a focus on social justice) are looking for interns at the moment.
Here's where you can find the deets - http://www.onroadmedia.org.uk/about/internships/
This is specifically for a project helping to improve understanding and support for Transgender communities in the UK.
We were recently contacted by London Metropolitan University about some research they are doing around sexual consent. They're looking for people to complete their survey which involves watching a series of about ten videos (all about 2 mins long) and then answering some simple questions about each scenario.
You can read more about the survey here:http://www.givenget.info/#moreinfo
Hey folks :wave:
Watershed TV is looking for 16-25 year olds with OCD living in the UK to take part in a unique documentary series for BBC3.
Whether you have been diagnosed with OCD yourself or have a friend or family member who has been, if you're interested in getting involved then you can email OCD@watershedtv.co.uk for more info :)
Hey there :wave:
Are you aged 16-25?
Do you live in London?
(This is a project funded in the London area only however if you're really interested in the workshop do let me know as there will be space for some extras!)
Have you accessed support for a mental health issue?
Would you like to help other young people in the early stages of reaching out for help?
If yes then read on...
This looks like a great opportunity for those of you considering a career in the sector - or even if you're just looking to develop your skills and experience :thumb:
All info here:
Here's the deeeeets.
As some of might know TheSite.org is run by YouthNet, the UK's first online charity. As part of our fundraising we've taken a look, now and again, at referral sites. That's the kind of places where you buy from mainstream retailers but do it through another website so we get a little cut from every sale.
Now up till now these have always been a bit underwhelming and not the kind...
We NEED you :D
We're working with an agency called uservision as part of TheSite redevelopment. As part of this, we're looking for four of you (the girls have already been forthcoming) to take part in an activity over the phone that involves looking at the way we create categories on TheSite (the agency will share this information with you online) which will help us to work out...
Just wanted to let you know about some awards I heard about for 14-21 year-olds living in England because they sound pretty cool. Basically, it's a chance to win money for a project you're working on that's innovative and uses accessible technology 'to make the world a better place'.
If this sounds like something you're working on, check out this link for more details - the...
Are you aged 16-24?
Are you interested in working in IT?
Fancy a free afternoon at Microsoft in London?
Microsoft's interns are putting on a day all about introducing Microsoft and working in the IT industry, CV tips and what employers are looking for.
Thought this was worth you guys knowing about... :)
On Sunday 2nd December, Radio 1 is hosting a live Sunday Surgery Body Image special from Kings College, London hosted by Aled and Sarah Jane Crawford
R1 have 75 pairs of tickets available.
You need to be over 18 and available to make your own way there for 8pm, with the live show from 9-11.
Head to the Radio 1 or 1Xtra Homepage now...
One of our old peer advisors has asked me to share her dissertation survey with you all. It's not too long - only a couple of pages - and asks you about your perceptions of discounts and spending money.
So if anyone has a spare moment .... :thumb:
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