13 Oct

YoungMinds Newsletter – October 2020

Let’s find something to be hopeful about this #HelloYellow We all need hope. It’s what keeps us going when times are tough. But with everything going on this year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, it may feel harder than usual to find things to be hopeful about. But as our Activist Samantha says,…

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02 Oct

Useful information for those affected by dementia

Dementia UK has just published five new leaflets to support people receiving a diagnosis of dementia. Written by their team of Admiral Nurses, they cover the following topics: The emotional impact of receiving a diagnosis, how roles and relationships might change, dealing with stigma, staying healthy, dementia and driving. The new leaflets and many others…

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29 Sep

Useful Services in North Tyneside leaflet update

  The latest version of Useful Services in North Tyneside is available now. The leaflet, created in partnership with the Ending Loneliness in North Tyneside campaign, SIGN directory and North Tyneside Council, signposts residents to a range of support via local organisations and includes mental health, families, disabilities, physical health, carers support and telephone befriending….

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08 Sep

Domestic Abuse – New Report and Article

Women’s Aid released a new report this week, A Perfect Storm – The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on domestic abuse survivors and the services supporting them. The report shows how domestic abuse has worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic and examines the impact on survivors; how abusers are using the pandemic as a tool of…

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04 Sep

Dedicated Chatroom for Women Affected by Gambling Harms

GamCare is hosting an online group chatroom session aimed at women, or those who identify as female, who are affected by gambling related harms on Saturday 12th September from 7pm – 8pm. GamCare provides daily chatroom sessions for people affected by gambling harms via its website, giving users a space to connect with peers, share their experiences…

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10 Jul

Update from Time to Change – 9 July 2020

Time to Change

As lockdown continues to lift, some of us might be feeling more anxious than relieved. Below, we share Seren’s experience of how lockdown lifting has impacted her mental health, along with our tips for supporting someone who’s worried about restrictions easing. This month we want to hear your ideas on how we can make your email…

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09 Jul

National Helplines launch #readytotalk campaign as lockdown eases

A group of the UK’s leading helplines have today launched the #readytotalk campaign, encouraging people to seek support for problems that may have been aggravated as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, or which they may not have spoken to anyone about while in lockdown. As lockdown restrictions begin to ease, these organisations want to…

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03 Jul

YoungMinds Newsletter – July 2020

Supporting young people as we transition out of lockdown As lockdown restrictions are slowly lifted, it is only natural for there to be some anxiety about what comes next. But whether you are a young person, a parent or carer, or a teacher or professional, you are not alone. We are here for you. If you’re feeling…

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19 Jun

Holding Hearts COVID-19 Bereavement Support Service

This new project from Holding Hearts CIC focuses on supporting parents and carers to support children with their grief during lockdown at home. This National Lottery funded service also offers the potential for 1:1 therapy or group therapy for the child if this is needed and when safe to do so. Read more here.

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