28 Sep

North Tyneside Carers’ Centre – Mindfulness Sessions

North Tyneside Carers Centre are running a new Mindfulness session in October. For more information and to book please email andrea.lanaghan@ntcarers.co.uk Download poster here. Andrea Lanaghan Carer Community Link Worker ​North Tyneside Carers’ Centre 0191 643 2298 andrea.lanaghan@ntcarers.co.uk www.northtynesidecarers.org.uk Suite 9, Saville Exchange, Howard Street, North Shields NE30 1SE

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10 Sep

Update from Time to Change – 10 September 2020

Time to Change

With children and young people heading back to school and university this month, we’re encouraging parents and carers to talk about mental health. We recently learnt that less than a third of parents have spoken to their child about their mental health since the start of the summer break. That’s why we’ve created a brand new…

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24 Aug

Healthwatch #BecauseWeAllCare Campaign – Call to action

Dear Colleague We all care about our health and social care services. That’s why we’re asking you to support the new campaign we are participating in, alongside Healthwatch England and the Care Quality Commission — #BecauseWeAllCare. This encourages the public to share their experiences, both good and bad, to help improve services. As well as…

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10 Jul

Digital Resources for Carers in North Tyneside

North Tyneside Carers’ Centre has teamed up with Carers UK to give carers in North Tyneside access to a wide range of digital tools and essential resources that may help make their caring situation easier. These include e-learning modules and factsheets on health, finances and wellbeing. Read more here

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08 Jul

Involvement Communication to Service Users and Carers No. 15 ‘Recovery Colleges’ – 26 June 2020

As with many services, organisations and businesses, due to COVID-19, ‘lockdown’ and the restrictions in place, the region’s Recovery Colleges have understandably yet sadly had to close their doors to students. In spite of this, all have managed to still provide a service to their students, have found creative ways of still being able to…

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30 Jun

Online Threat Material: Guidance for Parents/Guardians

Dear All Download some useful information relating to Cyber security and online hate here; this is particularly relevant at the moment . We have seen an increase in social media usage with young persons being locked down due to Corona virus restrictions and this useful guide helps to identify warning signs that carers and parents…

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19 Jun

Holding Hearts COVID-19 Bereavement Support Service

This new project from Holding Hearts CIC focuses on supporting parents and carers to support children with their grief during lockdown at home. This National Lottery funded service also offers the potential for 1:1 therapy or group therapy for the child if this is needed and when safe to do so. Read more here.

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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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05 Apr

Update from Rethink Mental Illness – 24 March 2020

We are living through extraordinary times, but it is more important than ever to remind ourselves that we will get through this together and that we can all play an active role in looking after one another and protecting our own mental health. For those of us living with mental illness, or caring someone who…

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05 Mar

Authentically ADHD: navigating you and your family through the world of ADHD

Hello again Our good friend Kirsty Leach has continued to expand her new service, working with some wonderful folks. She also organises vibrant meetings, for families and carers of children with AD/HD, on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, in a safe and family-friendly environment – the function room of Gosforth Hotel, High Street Newcastle….

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