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2 December 2021

Medics getting together to share and support

Give yourself some “hippo time” to wallow in the mud was a piece of wellbeing advice given to medical professionals who met in an online hub designed to give them a dedicated space to come together.  The new “medical huddle” is based at Hazelwood House with the aim of bringing together healthcare professionals to meet, […]
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2 December 2021

How to win real love

How to deal with boys, dating and everything else in between. Teenage girls agonise over this; mums and dads lie awake at night. Jason Evert, founder of the Chastity Project, has an upbeat approach to chastity which teens and parents can get hold of and embed in their lives.   Talking to 30 teenage Hillcrest Club […]
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24 November 2021

Taking action for good mental health and wellbeing

The world can be a tough place for girls and young women. And for some there will be times when their mental health takes a battering. This is something that DHEF takes seriously and so took an important first step to address this, by arranging a workshop with Schools Today, a professional body with years […]
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2 November 2021

How students at Ashwell House survived the lockdown

The students were encouraged to move forward, stay positive, sane and joyful thanks to friendship and support, laughter, prayer, and good food… During the first COVID lockdown in England, the residents of Ashwell House were in a very different position than the vast majority of people in the world, living together as one household of […]
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25 October 2021

Opening up the joy of reading

Introducing children to the joy of reading opens up a lifelong pleasure for them. And good literacy skills increase their life chances. So when young volunteers from Hillcrest Centre were thinking about what they could do for local children, they turned to Croydon Library with a proposal to run Library Buddies sessions on Saturday mornings. […]
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