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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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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21 Dec

Kooth

Kooth is an online mental health counselling and wellbeing service for children and young people in North Tyneside. North Tyneside Council and North Tyneside Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) have commissioned XenZone’s Kooth service, giving local young people aged between 11 and 18 access to free online counselling. As well as offering timely access to therapy,…

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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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20 Nov

SAINT – Ideas for New Action in 2019?

Hi All SAINT are keen to start some new projects in the New Year and are actively looking for volunteers with social action ideas. Contact either Josie or Sarah by email. Josie.Robinson@voda.org.uk  or Rebecca.Southern@voda.org.uk Download flyer here. What is the SAINT project? The SAINT project aims to support local people into social action who face…

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23 Oct

October SAINT News

Hi Social Action is a great way to create a community focused volunteering project with a small group over a short period. We’re currently looking for more people to support with the projects we’re running, but also keen to hear new ideas for projects in North Tyneside! Download SAINT News here. Groups or individuals can…

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08 Aug

Out Now! Golden Guide Newcastle and North Tyneside

  The Golden Guide Newcastle & North Tyneside Sparkling new edition going out now! Cheerful, bright and practical – the 2018 Golden Guide is here! Refreshed with more contacts than ever, it will help you enjoy life in Newcastle and North Tyneside. Find social groups, activities and clubs to keep you fit and in touch. Find…

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11 Jun

FREE – online parenting courses for the residents of North Tyneside

  I am delighted to announce that North Tyneside Council has purchased a multi-user licence for three FREE online courses for all our families and parents-to-be to help with understanding the best ways to care for their children. These courses are relevant to parents of all children, including those with special needs, autism, ADHD etc….

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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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