13 Dec

Time to Change Employers Newsletter – December 2020

Time to Change

Time to Talk Day 2021 On Thursday 4 February 2021 we need your help to get your workplace talking about mental health.  This Time to Talk Day we’re focusing on the power of small – because a small conversation about mental health has the power to make a big difference.  The coronavirus pandemic means that this Time to Talk…

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12 Dec

Free training courses delivered by Tyneside Mind

The sessions are available to anyone currently working within the region. Online Mental Health First Aid Sessions (Four consecutive weeks) Course 1 – 28/01/21, 04/02/2021, 11/02/2021, 18/02/2021 (14:00-16:30pm) Course 2 – 25/02/2021, 04/03/2021, 11/03/2021, 18/03/2021 (14:00-16:30pm) Suicide Awareness Course 1 27/01/2021 (1400 to 1500) Course 2 24/02/2021 (1400 to 1500) Suicide on Support Course 1…

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12 Dec

COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Volunteers – Call for help (North Tyneside)

VODA is helping to coordinate the mass vaccination programme in North Tyneside by supplying volunteers to marshal up to 4 vaccination hubs across the borough. The first 1,000 vaccinations are taking place at the Oxford Centre from Tues to Fri next week, starting 15 December, followed by vaccinations at the other hubs on week starting…

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11 Dec

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter – 6 December 2020

In our penultimate edition of 2020 find out how our Autumn Challenge went, make some delicious Oreo Truffles to enjoy with our first edition of the ‘Encompass Engager’ – you will need a cuppa too! Plus if the festive period gets a bit too much, unwind with a Tai Chi class. TAKE NOTICE Over 7…

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11 Dec

YMCA North Tyneside Christmas Appeal 2020

YMCA has launched this year’s Christmas appeal with a mini-documentary which shows how YMCA North Tyneside helps vulnerable young people by providing supported accommodation, education and help with independent living. Find out the stories of young people who find themselves homeless and why YMCA is so important to them. Read more here

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11 Dec

Become a telephone befriender with Dreamshine

Dreamshine urgently needs more volunteer telephone befrienders for their North Tyneside COVID-19 telephone befriender service which operates 7 days a week. Your calls can make a real difference to lonely and isolated members of our community. To find out more, complete the contact form on their website

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11 Dec

AGE UK North Tyneside recruiting new befriending volunteers

As a befriender you could provide company for a lonely older person in North Tyneside. As you build up and maintain a trusting close relationship over time, your regular social interaction might help someone pursue a new direction in life, open up a range of activities and lead to increased self-esteem and confidence. Your one…

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10 Dec

YoungMinds Newsletter – December 2020

Supporting you to support them This year has been extra stressful, especially if you’re a parent. With so much uncertainty, it’s entirely normal for your child to be finding things difficult, and for you to be unsure how best to look after their mental health and wellbeing, as well as your own. It’s not easy, but…

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