17 Mar

YoungMinds Wise Up Campaign

I’m George, and have been a YoungMinds activist for 2 years. At school I had a really hard time with my mental health, and I didn’t feel like there was enough time for anyone to see me as a person, rather than a number or a grade. But one teacher went out of her way…

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09 Mar

Create Your Future – Wednesdays

Hi Download the ‘Create Your Future’ flyer here. Kind Regards Kelly Oliver Dougall Executive Director Cygnet North East p: 0191 908 9384  m: 07881294894 a: Suite 2 and 13, Salisbury House, Buddle Street, Wallsend, NE28 6EH w: www.cygnetnortheast.org.uk  e: kelly@cygnetnortheast.org.uk

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04 Mar

Opportunity to participate in research into needs and experiences of parents of children with AD/HD

North East ADHD support group

A thank you and a reminder from Tom Nicholson’s regarding his brilliant new AD/HD research project: Tom asked me to thank everybody who has already contacted him about his research. There is still ‘room’ for more participants, so please contact him if the details below apply. I forgot to mention that his research will be…

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23 Feb

Mind-Craft Therapeutic Social Group – weekly from 8 March 2019

Mind-Craft Therapeutic Social Group, Friday 8 March, 12pm to 3pm. Healthy Awareness, alongside VODA as part of its SAINT project, is starting a new therapeutic social crafting group to allow people to keep their hands busy in a safe and supportive environment. The weekly sessions will be held at SomeOne Cares, 3 Amble Close, North…

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21 Feb

LGBT History Month

LGBT History Month and hate crime training Advocacy Centre North (ACN) has contributed to LGBT History Month NE by delivering sessions about hate crime through Newcastle CVS’s Hate Crime Partnership. Newcastle CVS has already delivered a professional development training session to teachers in the region who wanted to update their practice and take information back…

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15 Feb

Suicide Prevention E-Learning for the VCS

Public Health England and NHS Health Education England have developed an online learning programme to help people feel more confident to talk about suicide. It has been developed for the wider public health workforce including voluntary sector, blue light services, prison staff and prison listeners health and social care.  It was developed by a range of…

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31 Jan

Dedicated NHS mental health care for veterans

Within the NHS, there are a range of mental health services that provide different types of care and treatment. This includes dedicated mental health services for service personnel approaching discharge from the British Armed Forces and veterans. A veteran is anyone who has served for at least one day in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces (regular or reserve). These…

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27 Jan

SAINT Little Free Library woodwork session

VODA

The SAINT (Social Action in North Tyneside) project has vacancies in their Little Free Library woodwork sessions at Meadow Well Connected’s joinery barn on Wednesdays from 10am to 12 noon. The aim of the project is to create a Little Free Library, which will be installed at Meadow Well Connected, to encourage people in the area…

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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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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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