16 Dec

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 13 December 2018

Committee meeting — in publicWednesday 19 December, 10am to 12 noon, at Commercial Union House, Pilgrim Street, Newcastle This meeting is held in public, where there will be an opportunity to ask questions about the agenda. Please contact us in advance by emailing info@healthwatchnewcastle.org.uk if you wish to attend. Also let us know if you have…

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16 Dec

YoungMinds Newsletter – December 2018

  Helping children and young people to cope at Christmas For all the fun and festivities that Christmas and the winter holidays bring, the reality for many children and young people is that it’s a difficult time of year. The expectation for this to be a ‘happy’ season, with lots of socialising and time with…

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15 Dec

National Survivor User Network (NSUN) Bulletin – 11 December 2018

Welcome to the 11 December edition of our weekly ebulletin that contains lots of updates, news and views. The final report of the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act was launched on 06 December. Titled “Modernising the Mental Health Act”, it is 307 pages long with 154 recommendations. NSUN has been lobbying the review, pressing for a human rights influenced Mental…

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10 Dec

Launch of ‘Staying Safe’ Web Site

4 Mental Health launch ‘Staying Safe’ website, offering vital resources for anyone distressed, thinking about suicide or worried about someone they care about. The Staying Safe website is a potentially life-saving resource developed by 4 Mental Health, with invaluable input from international academics, mental health practitioners, people who have survived suicidal thoughts and those personally…

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06 Dec

Art and Liberation Newsletter – 30 November 2018

THE NEW PROGRAMME IS OUT ! CLICK HERE We have the delight in sharing this review of our last Exhibition ‘Art & Liberation’ by Esther Beadle “Art and Liberation is not a hardy indulgent whirlpool of our darkest times, but instead the unexpected dancing spectrum of living as an honest human.” Click here to be…

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01 Dec

Supporting people in crisis report

Dear all As you are aware over the last year, HWNT have been working on a project exploring people’s experiences of mental health crisis support. Supporting people in crisis is a detailed research report into people’s experiences of mental health crisis support in North Tyneside. We have heard from 215 service users, carers and staff…

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