15 Jun

NT LIFE Recovery College – Taking brave steps with Woodland Wellbeing

When Lisa and Vicky first started out as volunteers for Woodland Wellbeing, neither of them could imagine facilitating a main part of the session. However, they have both worked incredibly hard towards this shared goal, which has taken a huge amount of courage, commitment and energy on their parts, and this week saw Vicky deliver…

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12 Jun

NT LIFE Recovery College – Last few places available for this term

NT LIFE Recovery College has a just a few places left on the following courses starting weeks commencing 20 June and 27 June – see below and click on the course for more information. How to Train Your Inner Dragon Emotional Recovery Toolkit Strong Body Strong Mind If you know anyone who’s 18+, lives or works in North…

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19 Oct

YoungMinds Newsletter – October 2021

It’s that time of year already…#HelloYellow is here! Tomorrow, on Friday 8 October, thousands of schools, offices and communities across the UK will be taking part in #HelloYellow and raising vital funds to support our work. We hope you’ll be joining us, but even if you aren’t able to take part on the day, there…

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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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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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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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19 Mar

Free Mental Health Training in North Tyneside

As part of the North East & North Cumbria Suicide Prevention Network, North Tyneside Council is offering a range of FREE mental health courses for people who work in the borough. The free courses cover different issues from emotional resilience to suicide prevention and are available to anyone working in North Tyneside. They aim to raise awareness and increase confidence…

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09 Mar

YoungMinds Newsletter – March 2021

Advice for supporting a friend with their mental health   When a friend confides in us, or tells us they’re struggling with their mental health, it can be really hard to know how to respond. We may feel pressure to be their main source of support, or feel as though we have to help even…

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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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21 Jan

YoungMinds Newsletter – January 2021

Our movement for young people’s mental health We know 2020 was an incredibly difficult year for many, and as we’ve entered another national lockdown, it is clear that there will be more challenges to face in 2021. With young people’s mental health in crisis before the pandemic even hit, we know that our mission is…

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