07 Dec

Urgent Mental Health Support this Winter – Mind Campaign

An incredible 7000 of you signed our petition calling on the UK Government to provide urgent mental health support this Winter. Thanks to your campaigning, this week we’ve had some positive news! The UK Government has now announced a Mental Health Support Plan for Covid-19. And it includes many of the things we’ve been campaigning…

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11 Nov

YoungMinds Newsletter – November 2020

Let’s put mental health first in the second lockdown As we enter another lockdown to help slow the spread of COVID-19, we know we will all have different feelings about it. You may feel frustrated, angry, sad, anxious, or even relieved. However you feel is valid. But if you’re struggling with your mental health at this…

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09 Nov

Taking Steps for Tomorrow project – support for bereaved carers

North Tyneside Carers’ Centre are launching dedicated new support for bereaved carers. Running from October – March 2021, bereaved carers will have the opportunity to take part in a range of activities as we take the necessary steps together for what “tomorrow” brings. Join us for an informal meeting via Zoom 1pm, 18th November 2020…

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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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