15 Feb

Sponsored Walk from Tynemouth to Whitley Bay – 10 March 2019

If you’d like to join us for a walk, in aid of the Bay foodbank you’d be most welcome. We’ll be meeting at Tynemouth Priory on Sunday 10th March at 11.30am, we’ll then walk along the coast to Spanish City and up to the town where we’ll warm up with a cuppa at Whitley Bay…

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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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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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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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