• The Fortune of Fortnite

      In this month’s blog I want to again talk about gaming but specifically about gaming for children, young people and adults, and about the new craze known as Fortnite. I will go through, briefly, what is gaming, what is Fortnite: some of the effects Fortnite has had upon children, young people and adults, and […]

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  • The AoC Trust win Children in Need 30,000k Grant to help children and young people

    We are delighted to announce The AOC Trust in March 2018 are proud winners of £30,000 Grant awarded to us from Children in Need. The £30,000 grant is to provide therapy and counselling support for children and young people aged between 3 years- 18 years old. More info will follow soon as the project develops.

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  • The AoC in Dudley News!

    The AoC are to appear in The Dudley Newspaper early next week in regards to the dementia poetry exhibition. http://www.dudleynews.co.uk/news/16155567.Dementia_poetry_project_on_display_at_Dudley_Library/?ref=fbshr A DEMENTIA poetry project exploring a range of themes including living with the condition is on display at Dudley Library until the end of next month. In the winter of 2017, The Arts of Change […]

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  • Unemployment

    Are you currently unemployed? Are you currently on benefits and struggling? Applying for jobs but getting no responses? In October 2015, unemployment in the UK was at a percentage of 5.4% (jobless rate). The number of people out of work between the months of June and August was 1.77 million, this was the lowest rate […]

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  • Loneliness

    Loneliness

    Do you feel alone? Do you struggle to communicate with others? 17% of older people are in contact with their family, friends and neighbours less than once a week and 11% are in contact less than once a month (Victor et al 2003). Over half (51%) of people over the age of 75 live alone […]

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  • Fearing Heights

    Fearing heights causes me great anxiety. For others it may be socialising etc. In the following blog I will talk about my experiences of anxiety and give some information you will find useful.   2.6% of the population experience depression and 4.7% have anxiety problems. As many as 9.7% of the population suffer with mixed […]

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