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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05 Jul

North Tyneside Mental Health Service User Survivor Forum – 11 July 2019

Hello I have arranged a forum for us to get together as I’m aware it’s been a while since we last met.  We’ll be meeting on Thursday 11th July, 1pm at Whitley Bay Library. I hope to see you there.  Any questions, please just get in touch. Many thanks, Beth Beth Williams User Development Worker…

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29 Jun

North Tyneside Art Studio (NTAS) What’s On in July

Hi, Will is continuing with puppet making and Beth with sketch club on Mondays, Louise continues with Time to Draw on Wednesdays, and Theresa returns for painting sessions on Fridays 😁 But we also have a couple of new artists joining us this month: – Anne will be exploring a variety of print & textile techniques…

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05 Apr

Improving the physical health of people with a severe and enduring mental illness – survey

The North East and Cumbria Sustainability Transformation Programme (STP) Mental Health Programme Steering Group has established a working group to look at improving the physical health of people with a severe and enduring mental illness through hearing the experiences and journeys of patients and carers. They want to gather feedback from mental health service users and their carers in…

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08 Mar

Money and Mental Health campaigns for regulation changes to bailiffs

A recent report by Citizens Advice estimates that 850,000 people contacted by bailiffs over the last two years have experienced bailiffs breaking the rules. This includes agents misrepresenting their rights of entry, and seizing people’s goods inappropriately. There are also continued reports of bailiffs failing to fact sympathetically towards people classed as vulnerable, including people…

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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 Jun

Heads & Tales Mental Health Heritage Project Newsletter & Upcoming Events

The Heads and Tales Newsletter is here! Welcome to our newsletter for our Mental Health Heritage project HEADS & TALES, supported and funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and through the great contribution of National lottery players. Heads & Tales is a two-year project led and shaped by participants to explore, rebalance, and celebrate the voice of…

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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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