18 Jul

YoungMinds Newsletter – July 2019

A message to anyone grieving, from our Activists “We all grieve differently.” That’s the message our Activists want to give to any young person who has experienced a bereavement or loss in their life. There’s no right or wrong way to grieve, and your feelings are valid. If you, or a young person you know…

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20 Jun

Northumbria Coalition Against Crime – Volunteer Mentors Wanted

Hi Can you spare a few hours per week to support a young person at risk of offending or re-offending? Download the flyer here. Thanks Kind regards, Heather Armstrong 🙂 Head of Youth & Community NCAC, Whickham Police Station, Front Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE16 4HE Mobile: 07876243606 Email: heather@thecoalition.org.uk

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17 Mar

YoungMinds Wise Up Campaign

I’m George, and have been a YoungMinds activist for 2 years. At school I had a really hard time with my mental health, and I didn’t feel like there was enough time for anyone to see me as a person, rather than a number or a grade. But one teacher went out of her way…

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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

New mental health support in schools and colleges and faster access to NHS care

In 2017, the Government published its Green Paper for Transforming children and young people’s mental health, which detailed proposals for expanding access to mental health care for children and young people, building on the national NHS transformation programme which is already underway. Its proposals were focused on providing additional support through schools and colleges and…

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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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27 Apr

These are the young minds we’re #FightingFor 🌟

These are the young minds we’re #FightingFor In the last 25 years, we’ve seen that people now talk about mental health more than ever before. However, help is still much too hard to find for young people when they need it. 81% of young people said there was not enough support available when they struggled…

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