22 Nov

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 21 November 2019

Mental health services for children and young people We launched our survey to gather experiences of mental health services in October. So far we’ve had 152 responses: 53 from Newcastle residents and 89 from Gateshead residents. Most responses have been from parents and carers. We’d like to hear from more people in Newcastle — particularly…

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21 Nov

NTAS II has launched

Info re NTAS II, in the Forum Shopping Centre, Wallsend – open Tuesdays and Thursdays – below. This project is funded and supported by NHS North Tyneside Clinical Commissioning Group 😀 just a little announcement… We’ve officially launched! Last Saturday we cut the red ribbon on our satellite studio space in Wallsend’s Forum Shopping Centre. Thank you to everyone…

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09 Nov

YoungMinds Newsletter – November 2019

We’ve put your signatures in our politicians’ hands This morning, our amazing Activists – along with artist Alison Lapper and our Chief Executive Emma Thomas – have handed in our #ActEarly petition, which has received over 70,000 signatures, to all leading political parties in England. We want to make sure that whoever forms the next government makes…

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08 Oct

World Mental Health Day events & FREE resources with Heads & Tales project, October in Newcastle

Welcome to the HEADS&TALES Newsletter POP UP EXHIBITION Heads & Tales, Mental Health Heritage Project 2nd – 31st October @ Newcastle City Library Showcasing a small but complex and diverse collection of items, information, audio and artworks from a new mental health archive for the North East. Exploring, challenging and rebalancing representation of mental health through lived experience. HEADS…

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31 May

New Little Free Library at Meadow Well Connected

VODA

The second of VODA’s SAINT project’s Little Free Libraries is now in place outside Meadow Well Connected, in the Meadow Well Estate North Shields. The library has been lovingly constructed by volunteers from VODA’s SAINT project and from Meadow Well Connected. The volunteers have also learnt a range of carpentry and construction skills in the…

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04 May

Little Free Library unveiling

VODA

This week VODA unveiled their Little Free Library at The Rising Sun Country Park. This project was developed and constructed with students from Longbenton High School Melrose department with support from SAINT and CAN DO volunteers. Little Free Library is a community scheme where members of the public are encouraged to take and leave their…

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05 Apr

Trauma Teddies Update

VODA’s SAINT Trauma Teddies drive has been a massive success. They received 56 teddies in total, which will be donated to organisations working with children and young people across the borough. Thanks to: The Woolies at Linskill Centre, AGE UK, Springfield Community Association, A Healthy Awareness at SomeOne Cares, and many many more individuals. A number of the Teddies…

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