11 Aug

Happy Steps: a new informal walking and photography group – Upcoming Walks from August 2019

Join our relaxed and informal social walking group which will involve stopping and taking photos along the walk, ending up somewhere for a cuppa and chat. Future walks will involve ‘hidden gems’ in North Tyneside. Walks will last approximately 1.5 hours. Everyone is welcome and you don’t need to attend each walk to be part…

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03 Aug

Insights, self injury peer support group

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The Self Injury peer support group is a space for anyone who self harms or knows someone who self harms and wants to gain a better understanding and access support.  The next North Tyneside group will meet on Saturday 24th August, 10am -12pm at Costa Coffee on Wallsend High Street. See the poster for further…

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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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29 Jun

Help to shape North Tyneside Recovery College

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North Tyneside Recovery College is coming soon and we want to hear from potential users and volunteers on how to shape the service. Recovery Colleges offer educational courses about mental health and recovery which are designed to increase students’ knowledge and skills and to help them feel more confident in self-management of their own mental…

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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, including Phoenix Detached Youth Project, Barnardos The Base, North Tyneside Council Youth Participation Team, Healthwatch North Tyneside and young people across the borough to pull together a similar resource by young…

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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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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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