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Wales - University taster day for young adult carers: Bangor 11th-12th April

Latest event: Drugs and alcohol themed week. Click here to catch up on it and take our poll. 

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Hi everyone, in case you didn't already know I have decided to stand as a member for Scottish Youth Parliament this year. Instead of representing my local constituancy if elected I will be a represntative of Carers Trust Scotland.

Please check out my profile (see link below) and find out why I am standing and why I want to make a difference.
http://www.syp.org.uk/stand4syp#/profile/12
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The relationship you have with your partner develops over time and you both need to work at it. So, when one of you needs to be cared for by the other, it’s probably a big change. 

If you’re the person doing the looking after, this can affect the way you see yourself. Part of how we define ourselves is through our relationships. Your partner now needs you in a very different way, and you have a new role as their carer, in addition to being their lover. This is quite a change to your identity without you even getting a say in the matter.

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When you’re busy looking after someone, it can be hard to find time to think about your relationship. However, it can really help to learn how to break free of some of the negative and unhelpful patterns that sometimes cause conflict between you and your partner.

For information and advice about how to break these vicious cycles see our relationship guide for carers.

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Have you thought about what the images you post on social media do to your image? Have you considered what other people might think when they see these pictures - now and also later in life when you are thinking of getting a job and going to interviews...

Have you thought about how important it is to protect your online reputation? Things online stay there forever...

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Drugs and alcohol themed week, 30th Jan - 3rd Feb 2017

Drugs and alcohol – how it impacts on you and the person you care for. This week, we are running a themed week on this topic. We’ll be providing expert tips on caring for someone who has a drug or alcohol issue, as well as providing information about how to access the best support, for both you and the person you care for. We hope you’ll find this event useful, and we hope you’ll join us by sharing your own experiences with others.

Follow the links in the comments to find posts shared during this event.

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