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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21 Feb

Caring for a loved one with eating distress: free course – 9 May and 10 May 2020

niwe eating distress service

Saturday 9 May and Sunday 10 May, 9,30am to 4.30pm, at NIWE, The Old Post Office, Newcastle, NE1 5DW NIWE eating distress service is hosting this Maudsley Model training (also running 10—11 October). The New Maudsley Model aims to help carers feel more confident and empowered in their role, to reduce their anxiety, and improve…

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08 Feb

Technology use and the mental health of children and young people (CR225 January 2020)

This report by the Royal College of Psychiatrists explores the use of technology among children and young people. As well as looking at the impact of screen time, the area that most previous publications on this topic have focused on, this Report also looks at the impact of different types of screen use on the…

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14 Jan

Pathways 4 All parent and carer coffee morning – Thursdays 9.30am to 11.30am

Thursdays 9.30am to 11.30am at the Tim Lamb Centre, Rising Sun Country Park If you are a parent or carer of children with disabilities or additional needs, these weekly coffee mornings (term time only) are a great opportunity to meet other families and carers, share your experiences and support each other. Contact info@pathways4all.co.uk or call 0191 266…

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