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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12 Jun

Update from Time to Change – 11 June 2020

Time to Change

The coronavirus pandemic has had an impact on all of us and our mental health. Below, we share Antonio and Anna’s experiences of managing their mental health during lockdown. As lockdown begins to ease, we know that coronavirus will continue to impact our mental health, and we’re looking for your stories about what this means…

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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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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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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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