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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23 Jun

Time to Change Employers Newsletter – June 2020

Time to Change

Working From Home Wellness Action Plan The Wellness Action Plan (WAP) is a useful tool to help us identify what keeps us well and what impacts our mental health.  This revised WAP is designed to support you when you’re working from home during the COVID-19 outbreak. As we all adapt to new ways of working…

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23 Jun

Looking after your mental health as we come out of lockdown

For many of us, the gradual easing of lockdown brings longed-for opportunities (even if at a social distance) – to see friends, play sports, resume contact with family in ‘real space’ or get back to work that we value.   But for many of us, even the happy, much anticipated changes can be difficult for our…

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21 Jun

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter – 21 June 2020

In this edition of Grapevine you can ‘Meet us at the Oxford’, get your fingers green and book your FREE ticket for a crafty afternoon. A big THANK YOU to everyone who has already completed our survey regarding re-opening centres. If you haven’t had your say yet, you have until Monday 22nd June. Click here to complete…

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19 Jun

Golden Bridge Pen Pals

AGE UK North Tyneside has teamed up with Golden Bridge, a new project from Newcastle University’s Student Union to help end loneliness. The Golden Bridge volunteers want to be modern day pen pals either via email or good old fashioned handwritten letters, with people who are isolating or shielding at home alone and would like…

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19 Jun

Holding Hearts COVID-19 Bereavement Support Service

This new project from Holding Hearts CIC focuses on supporting parents and carers to support children with their grief during lockdown at home. This National Lottery funded service also offers the potential for 1:1 therapy or group therapy for the child if this is needed and when safe to do so. Read more here.

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19 Jun

Active at Home Booklet for Older People

This ‘Active at Home’ booklet has been produced to provide practical guidance to older adults on home-based activities to maintain their strength and balance. It follows concerns that low levels of physical activity in older adults will lead to reduced fitness resulting in loss of independence and need for care in the future. Available to download in…

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17 Jun

North Shields Live at Home Scheme Telephone Befriending Service

North Shields Live at Home Scheme is offering a Telephone Befriending Service to older people who are feeling alone or isolated in the community. This might include those who have no family and friends nearby, but also those who have support from families in terms of shopping, but who would benefit from a regular conversation…

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