28 May

YoungMinds #BeyondTomorrow Campaign

Will the Government commit? Coronavirus risks impacting young people’s mental health for years to come. Last week we had an early victory for the Beyond Tomorrow campaign when the Government announced the good news that £4.2 million has been pledged for mental health charities in response to the pandemic. This was thanks to early support…

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23 May

Guide to wellbeing and mental health during COVID-19

The Suicide Prevention Network has created a new guide to looking after yourself and others during COVID-19. The booklet is being delivered to 1.3 million homes in the region as part of Mental Health Awareness week. You can download a copy here

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19 May

Capturing Kindness across North Tyneside – during Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 is from 18 to 24 May and this year the theme is kindness.  Research shows that facing a crisis collectively can increase resilience, self-confidence and improve wellbeing.  Acts of kindness have certainly been visible across North Tyneside during the amazing community response to the COVID-19 pandemic.   It would be great…

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16 May

YoungMinds Beyond Tomorrow Campaign

We urgently need the Government to support young people through this crisis Many of us are taking one day at a time, trying to get through the biggest health crisis that we’ve ever faced. But what happens now will have a lasting impact on young people’s mental health. More than 8 out of 10 young…

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16 May

Updated Government Guidance on COVID-19

The Government has updated guidance on keeping safe from COVID-19 (coronavirus). The updated guidance includes: Stay alert and safe: social distancing guidance for everyone Stay alert: what you can and cannot do How to stay safe outside your home Our plan to rebuild: the UK Government’s COVID-19 recovery strategy Existing guidance on ‘self-isolation’ and ‘shielding’…

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10 May

A kinder, fairer and safer society by Nancy at Mind

Hope you are doing okay in these difficult times. We know this pandemic threatens the mental health of millions, especially those of us who were already struggling. In the last few weeks over eleven thousand of you have told us how coronavirus is affecting you and your mental health through our survey. We wanted to…

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08 May

Suicide Prevention website launches to support the North East and North Cumbria

The North East and North Cumbria Suicide Prevention Network is a regional partnership of organisations and individuals, collaborating across different agencies and communities, to help enhance and support all suicide prevention activity across the region. They are working to ensure everything possible is done to get support and information to help people stay safe, and…

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08 May

Skills for People’s keeping people connected service North Tyneside

Many people with learning disability and /or autism will become increasingly vulnerable during the current Covid-19 crisis. If you come across vulnerable people, then please refer them to the new telephone support service: Keeping People Connected : 0191 281 8737 The service is funded by the North Tyneside CCG and aims to help people by…

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06 May

Update from the Employers Team at Time to Change – 23 April 2020

Time to Change

Last opportunity to sign Employer Pledge Employers have until 9am on Monday 18th May 2020 to apply to become a Time to Change Pledged Employer and submit their Employer Action Plan. The Time to Change Employer Pledge was introduced in 2011 and has seen more than 1,500 organisations employing more than 4 million people across England sign up to create a more…

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