27 Jan

Information Gathering – New Young People’s Mental Health Resource

Following the great success of our Mental Health Support Leaflet aimed at adults last year, we’re currently working with a number of great organisations and young people across the borough to pull together a similar resource by young people, for young people.  A crucial element is hearing from young people where they get their support…

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27 Jan

Self Harm Awareness Session – 28 February 2019

Hello, I’m pleased to let you know we will be offering a free Self Harm Awareness session facilitated by Steve O’Driscoll who self harmed for over 20 years.  This will be an opportunity to increase your understanding of self harm and support available. Due to the nature of the topic, this could be a potentially…

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25 Jan

Revisiting our Heritage talks

Good morning, Please find attached details for the 1st of several more ‘Revisiting our Heritage’ talks – this one is about ‘Caller Herrin’ and ‘Port of Tyne’. Download poster here. Booking is essential.  Contact Claire 257 8000 claireh@linskill.org Thanks for having a look. Charly Mulvaney Older engagement worker Linskill and North Tyneside Community Development Trust,…

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24 Jan

Converge Courses – starting February 2019

Hi all, Please see information below regarding the two new courses we have starting here at Converge at Northumbria. Our courses are open to anyone 18+ who uses mental health services. These are taught by university students and staff and courses take place at the University. Both the courses are free, and spaces will be…

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15 Jan

Up Cycling Course – from 16 February 2019

Calling all crafters… Please see the poster advertising an ‘Up Cycling Course’ – no bikes! but lots of creative fun turning unused items into something new and fabulous! Download the poster here Places are limited so booking is essential please.  Contact Claire 0191 257 8000 claireh@linskill.org All the best Charly Mulvaney Older engagement worker Linskill…

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15 Jan

Make Dance Happen – from 7 February 2019

Make Dance Happen is a programme for older participants, artists, and community volunteers of all abilities and experience to learn to run a dance ensemble within their own community. Make Dance Happen is a ‘learning by doing’ programme with community volunteers and artists. It provides participants with the skills and knowledge to co-produce neighbourhood arts…

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13 Jan

Disability North Benefits Workshop – 28 February 2019

Disability North is running their next benefits workshop on Thursday 28th February, 2-4pm at Disability North Conference Room (Disability North is in Newcastle): Disability North, The Dene Centre, Castle Farm Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 1PH The workshop is for health care professionals, carers and family members of disabled people. The workshop will provide an overview…

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12 Jan

Launch of North Tyneside Mental Health Carer’s Forum – 30 January 2019

Hello, As you will probably know, Launchpad North Tyneside coordinates a lively and successful Service User and Survivor Forum that has been running for a few years. We recognise carers need to have a space to meet and be heard too, that’s why in partnership with North Tyneside Carers Centre, we are launching a new…

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12 Jan

Volunteer knitters wanted for new SAINT project

Volunteers from VODA’s SAINT (Social Action in North Tyneside) project are looking to involve individuals, knitting groups and any other interested community groups in a project that helps children to cope with traumatic experiences. Northumbria Police’s ‘Trauma Teddies’ scheme involves police officers giving a teddy to young children they meet during their daily patrols or…

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