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5 days ago

Upcoming expert event: 2nd August - we'll be talking about anything and everything to do with drugs and alcohol. Details here.

Survey time: Can you take a few minutes to fill in our survey? We’d really love to hear your thoughts about Matter as it helps us understand what you want and need from this site and community. 

Latest Think About You featureJuly - get inspired to look after yourself. Read it here.

Latest timeline event: Share your favourite Life Hacks here.

New advice and info posts: find out what local carers' centres offer young adult carers, how to get support from your local council and where to get support if you are moving away from home.

Get involved: Campaign for a UCAS tick box for carers. Find out more here.

Stay up to date with the Matter newsletter: Sign up here.

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15 hours ago
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Just came home from watching an amazing magician and mind reading show! They did so many brilliant tricks. My mind is still baffled! There was no rabbit being pulled out of a hat unfortunately but I thought this picture was really cute!
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2 days ago
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Great news of a successful campaign...

In February 2016, a Matter community member and student carer started a campaign calling for a tick box on UCAS forms which would prompt young adult carers to identify themselves so that universities could easily find out whether applicants would be studying as well as caring unpaid, for someone with an illness, disability, mental health problem or an addiction.

Carers Trust backed the campaign and in just six weeks more than 2,500 signatures poured in to show their support.
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4 days ago
Yeah I don't eat much when it's sunny his dreading that's it's going to be 31 degrees. I'm not very good when it's sunny.
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5 days ago
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HERE it is, enjoy! Thanks to everyone who's contributed. If there is something you want to share, do get in touch and we'll include it in one of the upcoming Think About You features Smile emoticon It'll reach carers in all three of our online communities, people who receive the newsletters and anyone following Carers Trust on Twitter!

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2 weeks ago
Hey so I'm new around here , not entirely sure how this site works but I'm looking forward to meeting you all Smile emoticon
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