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Thursday 17th October 2013 – walesonline.co.uk

Post-natal depression often carries stigma but it shouldn’t. Here, mum of two Laura Jane Dernie gives a brave and candid account of how she battled against the condition.

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Friday 11th October 2013

The Blurt Foundation – October Blurt Alert

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Tuesday 17th September 2013

The Blurt Foundation – September Blurt Alert

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Tuesday 17th September 2013

We have been shortlisted for a Mind Media Award!

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Tuesday 2nd July 2013

The Blurt Foundation – July Blurt Alert

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Friday 10th May 2013

Press release – The Blurt Foundation’s online shop opens for business.

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Friday 3rd May 2013

The Blurt Foundation – May Blurt Alert

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Saturday 27th April 2013

Ta-da! Blurt’s online shop is now open.

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Thursday 4th April 2013

The Blurt Foundation – April Blurt Alert

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Thursday 7th March 2013

The Blurt Foundation – March Blurt Alert

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Thursday 7th February 2013

The Blurt Foundation – February Blurt Alert

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Saturday 12th January 2013 – Zest Magazine (February edition)

Jayne Hardy on Fighting Depression. An overwhelming reaction to a brave blog revealing her depression inspired Jayne, 31, to launch a mentoring service.

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Friday 4th January 2013

The Blurt Foundation – January Blurt Alert

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Friday 28th December 2012 – thisisplymouth.co.uk

A PLYMOUTH woman has won a national award for her project helping people suffering from depression.

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Thursday 6th December 2012

The Blurt Foundation – December Blurt Alert

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Wednesday 28th November 2012 – Blurt pays a visit to the House of Commons

Blurt’s Jayne and Dom were honoured to attend the TalkTalk Digital Awards ceremony at the House of Commons today.

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Monday 26th November 2012 – thisisplymouth.co.uk

Jayne Hardy, of the charity Blurt, has been named the winner of the south west 2012 TalkTalk Digital Heroes Award for the charity’s role in using digital technology to help people coping with depression.

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Friday 23rd November 2012 – communitychannel.org

Blurt nets award for digital savvy.

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Wednesday 21st  November 2012 – TalkTalk Digital Hero Awards

We are delighted to announce that Jayne has won the TalkTalk Digital Hero Award for the South-West. Thank you so much to those of you who voted.

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Saturday 17th November 2012 – Plymouth Herald

On a rare blue November morning the sun is gleaming off the wall of the beautifully restored Devonport Guildhall and glistening on the waters of the hamoaze beyond. What could there to be depressed about on a day like that?

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Wednesday 7th November 2012 – thisisplymouth.co.uk

Elite athletes Cathy Wood and Tim Prendergast are working with a Plymouth-based charity to help people kick-start change in their lives.

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Tuesday 6th November 2012 – mediatrust.org

Blurt course to spark life changes.

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Monday 5th November 2012 – thisisplymouth.co.uk

The co-founder of a city-based mental health charity is hoping to win £5,000 towards the project at a national competition.

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Monday 5th November 2012

The Blurt Foundation – November Blurt Alert

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Wednesday 31st October 2012 – thisissouthdevon.co.uk

Jayne Hardy, co-founder of Plymouth based mental health charity Blurt is one of three regional finalists in the 2012 TalkTalk Digital Heroes Awards.

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Monday 29th October 2012 – TalkTalk Digital Heroes

Blurt’s Jayne has been shortlisted for a TalkTalk Digital Hero award in the South-West region.

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Monday 3rd September 2012

The Blurt Foundation – September Blurt Alert

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Thursday 30th August 2012 – Top Sante Magazine

Blurt’s Jayne appears in the October 2012 edition of Top Sante Magazine, talking about anxiety.

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Tuesday 14th August 2012 – thisisplymouth.co.uk

Website helping to end stigma.

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Tuesday 14th August 2012 – thisiscornwall.co.uk

Social media helps to stamp out stigma.

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Monday 13th August 2012 – The Sun

Blurt was mentioned in the ‘Dear Dierdre’ problem page.

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Monday 13th August 2012 – mediatrust.org

Pinterest helps stamp out stigma.

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Wednesday 1st August 2012

The Blurt Foundation – August Blurt Alert

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Tuesday 31st July 2012 – Bella Magazine

Blurt was mentioned in Bella’s ‘Confide in Gill’ page.

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Wednesday 11th July 2012 – thisiscornwall.co.uk

Devon based mental health organisation, The Blurt Foundation are to run a series of social media workshops across the south west, offering expert tuition on using Twitter, Facebook and the fastest growing social network, Pinterest to attract and engage with friends, supporters, or potential customers.

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Monday 2nd July 2012

The Blurt Foundation – July Blurt Alert

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Sunday 17th June 2012 – Fundraising update

Terrific duo raise £50 for Blurt.

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Friday 15th June 2012 – Mental Health Debate

Blurt’s reaction to yesterday’s mental health debate in the House of Commons.

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Thursday 7th June 2012 – Depression and Exercise

Blurt’s co-founder Jayne comments on yesterday’s news that ‘combining exercise with conventional treatments for depression does not improve recovery, as research suggests.’

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Thursday 1st June 2012

The Blurt Foundation – June newscast

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Saturday 26th May 2012 – thisisplymouth.co.uk

A WOMAN who battled depression for eight years has set up a pioneering online support group with her husband.

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Thursday 24th May 2012 – Radio Plymouth

Blurt talks about depression with Radio Plymouth.

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Tuesday 22nd May 2012 – Hollie Avil

Jayne Hardy, Co-Founder of The Blurt Foundation comments on todays’ news that triathlete Hollie Avil has retired from her sport.

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Tuesday May 1st 2012 – totalpolitics.com

Speaking up about depression is difficult, especially for those in the public eye. So let’s spare a thought for those who have managed it, says Jayne Hardy.

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Monday April 30th 2012 – totalpolitics.com

A different take on the issues we’re discussing for our mental health week using Pinterest.

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Tuesday April 24th 2012

Blurt interviews Ruby Wax

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Thursday February 9th 2012 – mentalhealthy.co.uk

If you’re one of the 1 in 6 people that will experience depression, then you’ll know how debilitating an illness it can be.

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Saturday November 26th 2011

Blurt interviews rugby legend, Jonny Wilkinson

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Monday November 7th 2011 – Mirror

A year ago, Jayne Hardy was so depressed, she barely felt able to leave the house. She started writing a blog about her depression, and was overwhelmed by the response.

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Thursday October 13th 2011 – thisisplymouth.co.uk

A PLYMOUTH woman is in line to win a £10,000 grant for using social media to create a scheme which helps people with depression.

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Saturday August 20th 2011 – Daily Mail and MailOnline

A free online mentoring service made by and for those suffering from depression has been launched.

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Monday June 13th 2011 – Hinckley Times

YOU know that feeling when you have something weighing down on you but you’re too scared to talk about it? The feeling that there’s emotion building up within you that you have to get out?

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