21 Jul

Emily’s video – the impact of lockdown on her mental health

*We try to make sure our emails are as safe as possible for our campaigners, so want to let you know that Emily’s video and quote contain references to flashbacks and intrusive and suicidal thoughts.* Thank you to all of you who invited your MP to attend our virtual roundtable event last week. The event…

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10 Jul

Update from Time to Change – 9 July 2020

Time to Change

As lockdown continues to lift, some of us might be feeling more anxious than relieved. Below, we share Seren’s experience of how lockdown lifting has impacted her mental health, along with our tips for supporting someone who’s worried about restrictions easing. This month we want to hear your ideas on how we can make your email…

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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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09 Apr

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust’s Recovery College Online – Coronavirus

Visit the Recovery College Online web site for free courses, information and advice regarding coronavirus: Coping during the pandemic Coping during the pandemic (Children 7-12) Coping during the pandemic (Young People 13-18) Tips on managing worries about the coronavirus Information for parents and carers Managing Corona Virus Anxiety

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16 Mar

North Tyneside Safe Place Project

The Safe Place scheme is aimed at any adult who may be vulnerable as a result of problems with their physical or mental health or because they have a learning disability. They may be experiencing dementia, be anxious, lost, upset or afraid. Members of the Safe Places scheme carry a scheme card and/or a Safe…

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16 Mar

Newcastle Support Group – Wednesdays

Newcastle Support Group is a non-profit weekly mental health support group who will meet in Newcastle on a weekly basis on Wednesdays, starting on 10th January 2018. The aim of this Support Group is to offer help to those with mental health problems, including stress, anxiety and depression.  As well as group support, they will…

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