19 Oct

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter –18 October 2020

Who knew it was Autumn with all this lovely sunshine!  We hope this issue finds everyone fit and well and ready for some more Covid safe activities including Bike Rides, Paper Quilling and Online First Aid. KEEP LEARNINGHalloween will be a bit different this year so why not decorate your house with these beautiful paper…

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13 Oct

YoungMinds Newsletter – October 2020

Let’s find something to be hopeful about this #HelloYellow We all need hope. It’s what keeps us going when times are tough. But with everything going on this year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, it may feel harder than usual to find things to be hopeful about. But as our Activist Samantha says,…

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13 Oct

Youth Survey Report ‘Impact of Lockdown’ – Northumbria Violence Reduction Unit

Good Afternoon, I hope you and your families are keeping well and those returning to school have settled in. Firstly, a huge thank you to everyone who supported with the sharing, distribution and completion of our Youth Survey on the impact of lockdown. I was delighted with the number of responses achieved and this will…

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11 Oct

Update from Time to Change – 2 October 2020

Time to Change

World Mental Health Day on Saturday 10 October is a great opportunity to raise awareness and start conversations about mental health. Everyone’s experience of mental health problems is different, and we all deserve to feel safe and supported when talking about our mental health. But too often, mental health stigma leaves people feeling isolated and…

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07 Oct

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter – 4 October 2020

` Welcome to a jam packed edition of Grapevine! Our new fortnightly edition means we are looking ahead to events throughout October. So why not take part in a community sewing project, try our toffee biscuits and settle down to reminisce about our lovely coastline. KEEP LEARNING Now the active summer challenge is over it’s…

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01 Oct

Chilli Studios Newsletter: October Workshops & Activity

NEW Online Programme:Workshops & Activity for October & November In these odd and surreal times, it’s important to stay connected. We know the value of creativity to our mental health and we will endeavour to do our best to replicate something as creative, fun, engaging and community-driven as our usual programme. Although we have had to postpone the studios…

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29 Sep

Useful Services in North Tyneside leaflet update

  The latest version of Useful Services in North Tyneside is available now. The leaflet, created in partnership with the Ending Loneliness in North Tyneside campaign, SIGN directory and North Tyneside Council, signposts residents to a range of support via local organisations and includes mental health, families, disabilities, physical health, carers support and telephone befriending….

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28 Sep

The benefits system failed Anna

“The benefit system doesn’t work for people with mental health problems.” These were Anna’s words when we spoke with her about her experience of applying for disability benefits during the coronavirus pandemic. Now she has written a blog to share this experience with you. Read Anna’s story Anna lives with depression and anxiety. When she started…

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24 Sep

Update from the Employers Team at Time to Change – 21 September 2020

Time to Change

World Mental Health Day Activity Pack This World Mental Health Day, we encourage you all to consider how you can create learning opportunities for all your staff and increase their level of understanding of mental health. As a consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic, many more of us are working remotely. This activity pack is full…

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