01 Aug

Connect Social Café – 7 August 2019

Next week will be the fourth Social Cafe, Connect, that we run in collaboration with VODA and Linskill Centre.  It’s a safe, informal place for people to meet people who might struggle to do so.  We have conversation starters, board games, jigsaws, all sorts to get people chatting in a non-pressured way. The next Connect…

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07 Jul

inSIGhts – user led self injury peer support group

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We are launching a new peer support group for people with experience of self injury.  Meetings will take place as follows: Newcastle group – Second Saturday of each month, Coffee Trader, Northumberland Street, NE1 7EL; North Tyneside group – Fourth Saturday of each month, starting on 27 July 2019, 10 am – 12 pm at…

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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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08 Nov

Weekend Friends

Weekend Friends is our peer support group that meets on the 1st and 3rd Saturday each month for people who find weekends difficult.  It’s a friendly group, please do drop by for a cuppa and a chat!  They now meet from 11am to 1pm at Costa Coffee, Wallsend High Street, NE28 8JA. Download flyer here….

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16 May

Mental Health Support Leaflet

Dear all People have told us that they find it difficult to know where to go for support with their mental health needs. To help people easily access the support they need, we have published a short guide of support groups and services in North Tyneside that support people’s mental health. This guide was developed…

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16 Dec

Kosmos

Kosmos launched at World Mental Health Day 2017. This is a collaborative project between peer groups around North Tyneside borough, Launchpad North Tyneside and local artist Helen Smith. Download a copy here. Please do spread far and wide!  We’re still working on getting it out there so people can learn from the messages participants felt…

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