28 May

YoungMinds #BeyondTomorrow Campaign

Will the Government commit? Coronavirus risks impacting young people’s mental health for years to come. Last week we had an early victory for the Beyond Tomorrow campaign when the Government announced the good news that £4.2 million has been pledged for mental health charities in response to the pandemic. This was thanks to early support…

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27 May

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter – 24 May 2020

Welcome to our third Grapevine newsletter. This weekly email will tell you about all the online activities and opportunities you can still get involved with even though the Linskill Centre and the Battle Hill Multi-use Centre are currently closed. KEEP LEARNING Guided by Dr Kath Smith from Remembering the Past discover historic Wallsend High Street through old photographs and share your own memories and…

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23 May

Virtual Training & Support from the North Tyneside Carers’ Centre

Wednesday 27 May at 11am online Dementia Skills: learn how dementia affects a person and what you can do to make a difference. Friday 29 May at 10.30am online Resilience Skills: short informal session designed to support you to maintain your own and family’s resilience levels during this challenging time. Friday 29 May at 10.30 am…

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23 May

Guide to wellbeing and mental health during COVID-19

The Suicide Prevention Network has created a new guide to looking after yourself and others during COVID-19. The booklet is being delivered to 1.3 million homes in the region as part of Mental Health Awareness week. You can download a copy here

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23 May

Current Volunteering Opportunities in North Tyneside

As we head towards the two month mark in this lockdown, we are in awe of the work carried out across North Tyneside by the army of volunteers that have signed up to help. Understandably, the range of volunteering opportunities has been massively impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, with most on hold until we can…

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19 May

Capturing Kindness across North Tyneside – during Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 is from 18 to 24 May and this year the theme is kindness.  Research shows that facing a crisis collectively can increase resilience, self-confidence and improve wellbeing.  Acts of kindness have certainly been visible across North Tyneside during the amazing community response to the COVID-19 pandemic.   It would be great…

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19 May

Mental Health Awareness Week – 18 to 24 May 2020

The Mental Health Foundation has decided to change the theme for this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week, MHAW2020, which will run from 18 to 24 May. The new theme will be ‘Kindness’. Now more than ever we need to re-discover our connection to kindness and each other in our daily lives. It therefore feels right…

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18 May

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter – 17 May 2020

Welcome to our second Grapevine newsletter. This weekly email will tell you about all the online activities and opportunities you can still get involved with even though the Linskill Centre and the Battle Hill Multi-use Centre are currently closed. STAY CONNECTED We are aware that not everyone is online and can receive this email or access Facebook. So with a little…

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