Could you help change the way mental health support is delivered in South Tyneside?
Would you a like a say in helping to shape the future of mental health provision in your local area?
Get involved as an Expert by Experience Leader!
Join us for an online session to learn more. Come along to one of our sessions on:
Wednesday 24th March, 9:30 – 10:30 am (via MS Teams)
Thursday 25th March 9:30 – 10:30 am (via MS Teams)
Request 1-1 telephone call
To show you our thanks for gathering the views of 15 people (such as family or friends) we would like to offer you a £50 voucher of your choice.
Get involved and make an important change as part of our once in a generation transformation!
If you would like to express an interest in this role, please contact [email protected] and you will be sent an email with joining instructions.
BLISS=Ability are offering Self-Care courses these are currently being run virtually.
Our Self-Care Course covers:
- An introduction to self-care.
- Your health beliefs & how to change unhealthy behaviours.
- Confidence building & increasing self-esteem.
- Managing stress & anxiety.
- Healthy eating & nutrition.
- Physical activity.
- Creating your own unique self-care plan.
It is a flexible nine hour course, delivered by a qualified trainer. Sessions are learner-focused with follow-up reviews.
Our course can also be arranged to suit you, a group or workplace staff. It’s FREE to anyone living or working in South Tyneside.
Our courses are being run on the following dates:
Tuesday 23rd March – 6th April 10-12.30pm x 3 sessions
Tuesday 13th April – 27th April 12.30 -3.00pm x 3 sessions
Wednesday 24th March – 28th April 10.00-11.30am x 6 sessions
Thursday 18th March Good Nutrition 2-3pm
Thursday 25th March Keep Active 2-3pm
Thursday 31st March Sleeping Well 2-3pm
Thursday 8th April Good Nutrition 2-3pm
Please contact Angela Dunn to book a place Tel 0191 4271666
We know that the pandemic and the associated measures and restrictions, such as social distancing and school closures, will be impacting on the mental wellbeing of some children and young people.
Follow the link below to the GOV.UK website where they have put together some useful links and sources of support so that children and young people, parents, carers, and school staff can get the advice and help they need.
A message from Kooth –
We are still running our #DontDoItAlone Campaign and you can find the full video alongside campaign resources.
Upcoming Live Forums:
Please note the upcoming Live Forums on Kooth for young people to access during March are as follows:-
Ø Friday 5th March – LGBTQ+ History!
Ø Wednesday 10th March – Disability Awareness
Ø Friday 19th March – Pursuing Happiness
Ø Monday 22nd March – Springing into Action
Ø Wednesday 31st March – Social Takeover: Easter Fun
Here are a few simple ways you can encourage your child to express themselves:
This week is Children’s Mental Health Week. Here is the Duchess of Cambridge, the Royal Patron, to explain more about the focus this year:
The focus of Children’s Mental Health Week is ‘Express Yourself’. Watch these video clips about expressing yourself in different ways.
We are looking forward to seeing your colourful outfits on Friday and don’t forget your doodles need to be in for Thursday 11th February.