07 Jul

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter – 4 July 2020

In this edition of Grapevine get your knitting needles ready, be part of a Tyneside linguistics project and take a trip to the Shiremoor Treat.   TAKE NOTICE  As it’s pride this month and so many parades and celebrations have been cancelled, why not try a Rainbow Walk instead? This is one of my favourite mindfulness practices.  I…

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03 Jul

YoungMinds Newsletter – July 2020

Supporting young people as we transition out of lockdown As lockdown restrictions are slowly lifted, it is only natural for there to be some anxiety about what comes next. But whether you are a young person, a parent or carer, or a teacher or professional, you are not alone. We are here for you. If you’re feeling…

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30 Jun

Online Threat Material: Guidance for Parents/Guardians

Dear All Download some useful information relating to Cyber security and online hate here; this is particularly relevant at the moment . We have seen an increase in social media usage with young persons being locked down due to Corona virus restrictions and this useful guide helps to identify warning signs that carers and parents…

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29 Jun

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter – 28 June 2020

In this edition of Grapevine we will give you an overview of where the centre’s are in terms of re-opening and have guidance to help your mental health as we come out of lockdown. TAKE NOTICE  Many thanks to everyone who commented on our recent survey about returning to the centres. We were impressed by the…

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25 Jun

Report into financial inequality and mental health in light of COVID-19

A briefing from the ‘Coronavirus: Mental Health in the Pandemic’ Study has been published by the Mental Health Foundation. It states that those who face the greatest disadvantages in society also face the greatest risk to their mental health, with the distribution of infections and deaths during the pandemic, the lockdown and associated measures, and the…

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25 Jun

Free resources from Time to Change

Time to Change

1 in 8 young people will experience a mental health problem; that’s roughly 3 students in every classroom. It’s time to change how we talk about mental health.  Last month we launched our Action Plans – a range of free resources about mental health for five different areas of the school community. Hundreds of schools and…

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