25 Jun

Free resources from Time to Change

Time to Change

1 in 8 young people will experience a mental health problem; that’s roughly 3 students in every classroom. It’s time to change how we talk about mental health.  Last month we launched our Action Plans – a range of free resources about mental health for five different areas of the school community. Hundreds of schools and…

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23 Jun

Time to Change Employers Newsletter – June 2020

Time to Change

Working From Home Wellness Action Plan The Wellness Action Plan (WAP) is a useful tool to help us identify what keeps us well and what impacts our mental health.  This revised WAP is designed to support you when you’re working from home during the COVID-19 outbreak. As we all adapt to new ways of working…

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03 Jun

Self injury Support – UK-wide support channels still open and NEW free self-help resources now available

In the current times of confusion we wanted to clarify that Self injury Support is still open and we are working hard to provide as many accessible resources as possible, alongside running our UK-wide support services by text, email and webchat Tuesday – Thursday 7-9.30pm: https://www.selfinjurysupport.org.uk/our-support-services Download two pieces of information about our services and…

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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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20 Apr

The national Self injury Support service is still open

We are still here for women and girls affected by self injury We just wanted to let you know that during this very difficult time our text-based support services are still open and we are here to listen and support. Dealing with the current global situation on top of existing struggles with mental health is…

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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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15 Apr

Join Chilli Studios Live Online: Art Workshops & Community

Newcastle and Gateshead Art Studio (NAGAS)

Chilli Studios has gone digital! In these odd and surreal times, it’s important to stay connected. We know the value of creativity to our mental health and we will endeavour to do our best to replicate something as creative, fun, engaging and community-driven as our usual programme. “We can get through this togetherwith kindness, cleanliness…

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09 Apr

Mental Health and Wellbeing Resources

With the country in ‘lockdown’ and many people feeling understandably anxious about their health, employment, family and friends, it is more important than ever to share helpful advice resources for managing everyone’s mental health and wellbeing. Government Advice The government has published detailed and useful advice that covers steps we can all take in looking…

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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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16 Feb

Time to Change Employers Newsletter – February 2020

Time to Change

Mental Wellbeing in theRetail Sector Time to Change and the British Retail Consortium (BRC) have come together to provide guidance to retailers on how to develop a holistic mental wellbeing strategy for the workplace. 36% of employees in the retail sector have been diagnosed with a mental health condition, but only 51% of employees in the retail…

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