03 Jun

Self injury Support – UK-wide support channels still open and NEW free self-help resources now available

In the current times of confusion we wanted to clarify that Self injury Support is still open and we are working hard to provide as many accessible resources as possible, alongside running our UK-wide support services by text, email and webchat Tuesday – Thursday 7-9.30pm: https://www.selfinjurysupport.org.uk/our-support-services Download two pieces of information about our services and…

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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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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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16 May

Update from Time to Change – 12 May 2020

Time to Change

No one should have to fear being treated differently because of a mental health problem, and that’s why we’re working to end mental health stigma and discrimination. By sharing the image below on your social media this Mental Health Awareness Week (18–24 May) you’ll help us reach even more people. And why not share this…

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16 May

YoungMinds Beyond Tomorrow Campaign

We urgently need the Government to support young people through this crisis Many of us are taking one day at a time, trying to get through the biggest health crisis that we’ve ever faced. But what happens now will have a lasting impact on young people’s mental health. More than 8 out of 10 young…

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16 May

Updated Government Guidance on COVID-19

The Government has updated guidance on keeping safe from COVID-19 (coronavirus). The updated guidance includes: Stay alert and safe: social distancing guidance for everyone Stay alert: what you can and cannot do How to stay safe outside your home Our plan to rebuild: the UK Government’s COVID-19 recovery strategy Existing guidance on ‘self-isolation’ and ‘shielding’…

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