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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05 Apr

Improving the physical health of people with a severe and enduring mental illness – survey

The North East and Cumbria Sustainability Transformation Programme (STP) Mental Health Programme Steering Group has established a working group to look at improving the physical health of people with a severe and enduring mental illness through hearing the experiences and journeys of patients and carers. They want to gather feedback from mental health service users and their carers in…

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04 Mar

Opportunity to participate in research into needs and experiences of parents of children with AD/HD

North East ADHD support group

A thank you and a reminder from Tom Nicholson’s regarding his brilliant new AD/HD research project: Tom asked me to thank everybody who has already contacted him about his research. There is still ‘room’ for more participants, so please contact him if the details below apply. I forgot to mention that his research will be…

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12 Jan

Launch of North Tyneside Mental Health Carer’s Forum – 30 January 2019

Hello, As you will probably know, Launchpad North Tyneside coordinates a lively and successful Service User and Survivor Forum that has been running for a few years. We recognise carers need to have a space to meet and be heard too, that’s why in partnership with North Tyneside Carers Centre, we are launching a new…

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11 Jun

FREE – online parenting courses for the residents of North Tyneside

  I am delighted to announce that North Tyneside Council has purchased a multi-user licence for three FREE online courses for all our families and parents-to-be to help with understanding the best ways to care for their children. These courses are relevant to parents of all children, including those with special needs, autism, ADHD etc….

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