25 Jul

Mind Mail: What has the impact of coronavirus been on mental health?

“I worry that many people will be traumatised and fall through the cracks.” Adult survey participant Following the survey we ran earlier in the year, we heard from almost 12,000 people about the ongoing impact of the pandemic on their mental health. Thank you so much to those of you who filled in the survey…

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21 May

LGBT+ youths twice as likely to contemplate suicide, survey finds

Young LGBT+ people are three times more likely to self-harm and twice as likely to contemplate suicide as their non-LGBT+ peers, according to a survey. The research was carried out by Just Like Us, an LGBT+ young people’s charity, which surveyed 2,934 pupils aged 11-18, including 1,140 pupils who identify as LGBT+, between December 2020…

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21 May

LGBT Patients’ Experiences of Primary Care Survey

This survey asks about your experiences of accessing healthcare services from your GP, dentist, pharmacist and optometrist. It aims to build a picture of current healthcare provision by primary care services for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people. The findings of this research will be turned into a report which will be used to…

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02 May

Launchpad North Tyneside’s Covid and Mental Health Survey Themes

Hello, We received over 100 responses to our recent Covid and Mental Health survey and I wanted to share the key themes with you.  Please see the posters for an overview of what people told us.  This information will be used to inform our work and we hope it will be used to inform the…

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11 Apr

Women’s Health Strategy – a call for evidence

Help inform the development of the government’s Women’s Health Strategy. The easiest way to participate in the call for evidence as an individual is by completing the public survey. They also welcome written submissions from individuals or organisations who have expertise in women’s health, such as researchers and third-sector organisations. Written submissions can include the contribution of data,…

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23 Mar

Covid 19 and mental health survey

Hello, It’s coming up to a year since the country first went into lockdown due to the Covid 19 pandemic.  The Service User and Survivor Forum wants to gain a deeper understanding of how this has affected people living with mental health difficulties in North Tyneside.  We would really appreciate it if you could complete…

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16 Mar

Streetwise new project for BAME young women

Streetwise have been offering virtual one to one support and group sessions exploring subjects like identity, self esteem, safety, healthy relationships, communication, and mental health. They will be carrying out a survey questionnaire and are holding a young women’s focus group to discuss issues that young women from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds may face….

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05 Feb

YoungMinds Newsletter – February 2021

Supporting a young person through these anxious times  Anxiety: we’re all feeling it right now to some extent. For young people, we know it’s a particularly anxious time, but there are lots of things you can do to support them. For example, creating a clear routine in the mornings with more flexibility in the afternoons…

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01 Feb

Share your experience of accessing remote mental health services during the pandemic with Mind

My name is Amy, and I’m a Community Activist with Mind. Last week I wrote to you to share my own experience of accessing remote mental health services during the pandemic. Now I have a favour to ask of you – can you share your own experience with Mind? Take the survey Many of you will…

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