15 Jun

NT LIFE Recovery College – Taking brave steps with Woodland Wellbeing

When Lisa and Vicky first started out as volunteers for Woodland Wellbeing, neither of them could imagine facilitating a main part of the session. However, they have both worked incredibly hard towards this shared goal, which has taken a huge amount of courage, commitment and energy on their parts, and this week saw Vicky deliver…

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12 Jun

NT LIFE Recovery College – Last few places available for this term

NT LIFE Recovery College has a just a few places left on the following courses starting weeks commencing 20 June and 27 June – see below and click on the course for more information. How to Train Your Inner Dragon Emotional Recovery Toolkit Strong Body Strong Mind If you know anyone who’s 18+, lives or works in North…

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30 Jul

The 12th Man FREE 12-week healthy lifestyle programme

The 12th Man is a FREE 12-week healthy lifestyle programme is exclusively for men, aged between 18-65, with a BMI between 28+  who are a resident of North Tyneside. Programmes are taking place at various locations across the borough from August onwards. Throughout the 12 weeks, you will learn about all things related to health and…

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30 Jul

Better Connect: Caring Creatively

Better Connect from Helix Arts is a social prescribing project aimed at connecting 350 young and adult carers in North Tyneside with arts and culture to transform experiences after COVID-19. Giving themselves time out to improve their own mental and physical wellbeing. There’s a whole range of different types of creativity to try; dance, drama, craft, drawing,…

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09 Jul

FREE – Adult Outdoor Well Being Activities

Hello It is with great pleasure to announce the WinG Outdoor Club is able to offer a selection of free outdoor activities for adults over the coming months. The purpose of the activities is to provide some relief, enjoyment and connection with nature after enduring challenging times.  Available to adults who wish to improve their…

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04 Jun

Carers Week: Make Carers Visible and Valued – 7 to 13 June 2021

The national Carers Week campaign raises awareness of caring, the issues that carers face and the contribution they make.  It also helps people who don’t identify themselves as carers to get recognition and support. As a result of the pandemic, support for carers is needed more than ever and this year Carers Week is all about helping to Make Caring Visible…

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08 Apr

Mental Health Matters (MHM) and JET launch an employment and wellbeing service to support Newcastle’s COVID-19 recovery

Mental Health Matters (MHM) has launched a two-year pilot project, in partnership with JET, to support residents in the West End of Newcastle to improve their mental health and wellbeing and access employment. Pathways Employment & Wellbeing Newcastle is aimed at supporting the West End community’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The service offers bespoke…

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18 Mar

Time to talk about smoking and mental health in a pandemic

A new post, “Time to talk about smoking and mental health in a pandemic: No Smoking Day 2021” has just been published on the Public health matters blog. Many smokers believe that smoking helps to relieve stress, anxiety and low mood, when in fact the opposite is true. This year, for the first time, the…

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