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

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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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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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

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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10 May

A kinder, fairer and safer society by Nancy at Mind

Hope you are doing okay in these difficult times. We know this pandemic threatens the mental health of millions, especially those of us who were already struggling. In the last few weeks over eleven thousand of you have told us how coronavirus is affecting you and your mental health through our survey. We wanted to…

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