08 Sep

YoungMinds Newsletter – September 2021

Getting you the support you need, when you need it:Introducing the new YoungMinds website We’re delighted to announce the launch of our brand new website. Whether you’re looking for mental health support for yourself, or for young people in your care, we have new features designed especially for you. You can now filter content based on…

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29 Jul

11 tips to cope with anxiety about coming out of lockdown

Easing of lockdown will allow us to get back to the people and things we love, but it’s OK if you feel worried about going back to something more “normal” as lockdown restrictions loosen. Read NHS England Every Mind Matters’ top tips for taking care of your mental health as things change here.

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16 Jul

YoungMinds Newsletter – July 2021

How will you say #HelloYellow this year? We all struggle with how we’re feeling sometimes and it’s normal to have ups and downs, but this year might have felt a bit more down than up. In times like these, it’s often the little things that get us through – the morning walks, singing in the…

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11 Jun

YoungMinds Newsletter – June 2021

Join our call for early support hubs Hundreds of thousands of young people are struggling with their mental health – and too often they can’t get support when they first need it. This is simply not good enough, but it doesn’t have to be this way. That’s why we’re calling for the Government to fund…

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24 May

How do you feel about lockdown easing?

Lockdown has been so tough for so many, and lots of us will be feeling relieved that restrictions are gradually being lifted. From seeing friends and family to being able to go out, you may feel that there is much to look forward to. However, we also know that many are feeling anxious, reluctant, or…

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17 May

YoungMinds Newsletter – May 2021

Supporting a young person with gaming and mental health Young people tell us that for them, gaming can be so much more than just a game. It helps them relax, connect with their friends and feel part of a community. That’s why we’re delighted to announce that we’ve partnered with Celebrity Esports to launch More…

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30 Apr

Willow’s Rainbow Box – Comfort Boxes

Comfort boxes are to help reduce anxiety for people pregnant again following a loss. They include a journal to log thoughts, hope and support cards with mindfulness techniques, rainbow print for new pregnancy, info leaflet for dads and partners, info leaflets from baby loss charities. They are available from Monday 26 April. Find out more

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04 Apr

YoungMinds Newsletter – April 2021

Advice for looking after yourself as lockdown restrictions ease With lockdown restrictions easing, schools back open, and more and more people receiving their vaccine, there is a lot to be optimistic about. But many of us will have mixed feelings about things changing, and that is only natural. We may be anxious about our routine…

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28 Feb

Free virtual fitness sessions for anyone 16+ in NE28/29 postcodes

In partnership with Family Gateway, Hannah from TyneMet NESA is delivering free virtual fitness sessions for anyone who lives in an NE28/29 postcode. The sessions are aimed at those who have barriers to exercising or are new to exercise… particularly the Anxious Buddies session on a Tuesday, that is for women only, who are struggling with…

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05 Feb

YoungMinds Newsletter – February 2021

Supporting a young person through these anxious times  Anxiety: we’re all feeling it right now to some extent. For young people, we know it’s a particularly anxious time, but there are lots of things you can do to support them. For example, creating a clear routine in the mornings with more flexibility in the afternoons…

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