23 May

Guide to wellbeing and mental health during COVID-19

The Suicide Prevention Network has created a new guide to looking after yourself and others during COVID-19. The booklet is being delivered to 1.3 million homes in the region as part of Mental Health Awareness week. You can download a copy here

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16 May

NTAS Creativity and Wellbeing Week 2020 – Positive Futures

Good afternoon Please find details of our free, online sessions that are running as part of Creativity and Wellbeing Week next week. I would be very grateful if you could share this with your networks, service users, or anyone else who you think might enjoy or benefit from a session that focuses on using art…

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10 May

A kinder, fairer and safer society by Nancy at Mind

Hope you are doing okay in these difficult times. We know this pandemic threatens the mental health of millions, especially those of us who were already struggling. In the last few weeks over eleven thousand of you have told us how coronavirus is affecting you and your mental health through our survey. We wanted to…

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27 Apr

COVID-19 North Tyneside Council Resident Health and Wellbeing Pages

The COVID-19 health and wellbeing webpages are now live on the Council website and can be found here: https://my.northtyneside.gov.uk/category/1430/health-and-wellbeing-during-covid-19 They aim to give basic information to residents with relevant links to support and services during the current situation, all in one place.  

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16 Apr

YoungMinds Newsletter – April 2020

In these uncertain times, we’re still here for you If you’re worried about the impact of coronavirus on your mental health, or the mental health of a child or young person in your life, you are not alone. The COVID-19 pandemic is a new and uncertain time for all of us and will affect our mental…

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09 Apr

Press release: New advice to support mental health during coronavirus outbreak

People struggling with their mental health during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak will be offered additional online support and practical guidance to help them cope.   Published 29 March 2020 From: Department of Health and Social Care and Nadine Dorries MP   Public Health England guidance will give helpful tips on how to look after your…

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09 Apr

Mental Health and Wellbeing Resources

With the country in ‘lockdown’ and many people feeling understandably anxious about their health, employment, family and friends, it is more important than ever to share helpful advice resources for managing everyone’s mental health and wellbeing. Government Advice The government has published detailed and useful advice that covers steps we can all take in looking…

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07 Apr

Kooth- Covid-19 Statement of Support in North Tyneside

Good afternoon, I hope that you are all well, Please if possible could you share the below information through service websites/social media channels/ online forums/ newsletters to ensure that young people and families are aware of Kooth support at this time across North Tyneside: Kooth Support Statement: Covid-19  As schools and services across the country begin to…

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05 Apr

Update from Rethink Mental Illness – 24 March 2020

We are living through extraordinary times, but it is more important than ever to remind ourselves that we will get through this together and that we can all play an active role in looking after one another and protecting our own mental health. For those of us living with mental illness, or caring someone who…

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05 Apr

An Update from Time to Change – 20 March 2020

Time to Change

Checking in with your family, friends and colleagues is always important, but especially now when many of us may be feeling worried or anxious about coronavirus (also known as COVID-19). While the focus is on physical health, the current situation may also be challenging when it comes to our mental health. You might not be…

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