22 Nov

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 21 November 2019

Mental health services for children and young people We launched our survey to gather experiences of mental health services in October. So far we’ve had 152 responses: 53 from Newcastle residents and 89 from Gateshead residents. Most responses have been from parents and carers. We’d like to hear from more people in Newcastle — particularly…

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09 Nov

YoungMinds Newsletter – November 2019

We’ve put your signatures in our politicians’ hands This morning, our amazing Activists – along with artist Alison Lapper and our Chief Executive Emma Thomas – have handed in our #ActEarly petition, which has received over 70,000 signatures, to all leading political parties in England. We want to make sure that whoever forms the next government makes…

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05 Nov

National Survivor User Network (NSUN) Bulletin – 4 November 2019

Welcome to the Monday 4th November 2019 edition of our weekly ebulletin – full of news, views, events, jobs and involvement opportunities. This week’s edition includes a short report of our 2019 AGM and Members’ event held in York.   Bulletin items If you would like to send us an event, involvement opportunity, blog article or anything else…

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01 Nov

National Survivor User Network (NSUN) Bulletin – 28 October 2019

Welcome to the Monday 28th October 2019 edition of our weekly ebulletin – full of news, views, events, jobs and involvement opportunities.   Bulletin items If you would like to send us an event, involvement opportunity, blog article or anything else to share with the wider network in the bulletin, please email us at info@nsun.org.uk. You should…

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23 Oct

National Survivor User Network (NSUN) Bulletin – 21 October 2019

Welcome to the Monday 21st October 2019 edition of our weekly ebulletin – full of news, views, events, jobs and involvement opportunities.   Bulletin items If you would like to send us an event, involvement opportunity, blog article or anything else to share with the wider network in the bulletin, please email us at info@nsun.org.uk. You can…

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20 Oct

Healthwatch North Tyneside News – October 2019

Highly commended for mental health work Improving health and social care Our work on mental health and the co-production approach we used was highly commended at this year’s Healthwatch National Network Awards held in Birmingham. The award celebrates our work to improve local mental health support by encouraging service users to share their experiences of…

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15 Oct

An Update from Time to Change – 8 October 2019

This World Mental Health Day (10 October), we’re encouraging everyone to Ask Twice. When we hear “How are you?”, the expected response is “Fine, thanks”. But the truth is, sometimes we say we’re fine when we’re not. By asking twice, you can find out how your friends, family and colleagues really are. In this newsletter…

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08 Oct

World Mental Health Day events & FREE resources with Heads & Tales project, October in Newcastle

Welcome to the HEADS&TALES Newsletter POP UP EXHIBITION Heads & Tales, Mental Health Heritage Project 2nd – 31st October @ Newcastle City Library Showcasing a small but complex and diverse collection of items, information, audio and artworks from a new mental health archive for the North East. Exploring, challenging and rebalancing representation of mental health through lived experience. HEADS…

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