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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01 May

Update from Rethink Mental Illness – 21 April 2020

Over the last few weeks, lots of you have shared how you are coping with coronavirus and lockdown by sending us your tips and photographs. It’s incredible to see how much resilience and creativity you are using to cope with the way life has changed. But we know that things aren’t easy right now. And…

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27 Apr

COVID-19 North Tyneside Council Resident Health and Wellbeing Pages

The COVID-19 health and wellbeing webpages are now live on the Council website and can be found here: https://my.northtyneside.gov.uk/category/1430/health-and-wellbeing-during-covid-19 They aim to give basic information to residents with relevant links to support and services during the current situation, all in one place.  

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20 Apr

Domestic Abuse Advice and Information from Newcastle City Council

Newcastle City Council has provided links a number of useful resources: Women’s Aid practical safety advice for survivors SafeLives advice and information for survivors, professionals and policymakers Freephone 24-Hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline Galop National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline Men’s Advice Line (Male victims of domestic abuse) Respect Phoneline  (For anyone worried about their behaviour…

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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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06 Apr

New online COVID-19 resources from North Tyneside VODA

VODA has developed new online resources including a series of animations aimed at supporting volunteering during the COVID-19 emergency. These can all be found on our website. We will be adding further pages including details of the response of the North Tyneside VCS to COVID-19 in due course. COVID-19 Response – the latest updates from…

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05 Apr

An Update from Time to Change – 20 March 2020

Time to Change

Checking in with your family, friends and colleagues is always important, but especially now when many of us may be feeling worried or anxious about coronavirus (also known as COVID-19). While the focus is on physical health, the current situation may also be challenging when it comes to our mental health. You might not be…

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27 Jun

Introducing the SIGN Directory

Are you an organisation or group providing services or activities in North Tyneside? Do you provide support with health and wellbeing issues? If so, then why not register to become part of the new online SIGN Directory and promote your services and events to the people of North Tyneside? Registration is free – click here to register…

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15 Apr

Safe Space

    Safe Space at MEA House, Newcastle Tuesdays, 1pm – 3pm Our Newcastle Safe Space is a free wellbeing group for adults experiencing mental health and emotional difficulties. A warm and welcoming supportive peer group where people support each other to make positive steps. Attending the group can help to reduce isolation by building…

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