23 Feb

International Women’s Day 2018

The theme of International Women’s Day on 8 March is #PressForProgress in gender parity. To mark the centenary of The Representation of the People Act, which began the process of women’s suffrage, Newcastle City Council has organised activities running up to 8 March. These celebrate women’s political voice and activism, and honour women who are…

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17 Feb

Adult AD/HD Support Groups NE Meetings in February 2018 and Lecture ‘The Limits of Psychological Treatment for ADHD’

North East ADHD support group

Hi Folks: Newcastle Our next meeting in Newcastle will be at the same venue as last month, next Monday 19th from 3 to around 5:30 pm, hopefully we can stay a bit later, TBC on the day. The venue being the excellent Recovery College (ReCoCo – another big thank you to our friends there) which…

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15 Feb

NSUN Bulletin Special Edition – Mental Health Act Review – 14 February 2018

Today we are sending you a special Mental  Health Act Review update. We bring you more contextual news and more opportunities to directly influence the process. Mental Health Act Review As you will know, the government has started a review of the current Mental Health Act. See Independent Review of the Mental Health Act. The following groups have been…

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09 Feb

Friends of North Tyneside: Dementia Drop In – Wednesday mornings (beginning 14 February)

Volunteers taking part in VODA’s Friends of North Tyneside project are running a Dementia Drop In for anyone with, or supporting someone, with dementia. The informal sessions will take place on Wednesday mornings (beginning on 14 February), from 10.30am to 12 noon at the Cedarwood Trust, Avon Avenue, Meadow Well. See the poster for full…

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01 Feb

North Tyneside Art Studio (NTAS) What’s On leaflet for February 2018

As ever, we have lots of fantastic workshop sessions on each afternoon, including watercolour painting on Mondays, wood carving on Tuesdays, creative writing on Wednesdays, ceramics on Thursdays and printmaking on Fridays. Our late Wednesday and Saturday mornings are both back up and running too. Also, we have computer support with Yvonne on Tuesdays, which…

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30 Jan

Free employability course for people with disabilities or health conditions.

Hi This new course will be held in Wallsend and I am accepting participants now. Download poster here Kind Regards Kelly Oliver Dougall Executive Director Cygnet North East m: 07881294894 a: Suite 1.8, North Tyneside Business Centre, 54a, Saville Street, North Shields, NE30 1NT w: www.cygnetnortheast.com  e: Kelly@cygnetnortheast.com

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30 Jan

Weekend Friends

Weekend Friends is our peer support group that meets two Saturdays a month, it’s a friendly group, please do drop by for a cuppa and a chat!  They now meet at 11am on the first Saturday of each month at North Shields Library and on the third Saturday of each month at Costa Coffee on…

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30 Jan

Crisis Services in North Tyneside Survey and Focus Group – 13 February 2018

Dear all As some of you may know Healthwatch North Tyneside (HWNT) are beginning a project which will explore people’s experiences of using mental health services when in crisis. We will be collecting peoples feedback in a variety of ways including telephone interviews, focus groups and a survey. This will be fed back into the…

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