Over the weekend, we have been made aware that a member of staff has tested positive for Covid 19. The member of staff in question has only worked during the day and has not had any significant contact with service users or other members of staff. We have contacted the… Read More »URGENT MESSAGE
Our social groups will be returning from Monday 7th September. Unfortunately, due to COVID – 19 and social distancing restrictions there will be some changes in opening times and how the groups will be running. Please read the following guidelines before attending a session: You must book a place if… Read More »Information for Groups Returning
It is very sad news to hear one of the local minds in our area is closing. If you are in Derwentside Mind’s catchment area and are in need of support, they have recommended a range of organisations that could help over on http://derwentside.apps-1and1.net/ Here are a few below –… Read More »Derwentside Mind are Closing
On Wednesday 26th September we put on an Afternoon Tea to welcome back some of our service users for the first time since we closed in March. Our afternoon was full of catch ups, cuppas and homemade food. There was definitely a few rounds of bingo thrown in as well!… Read More »Service User Afternoon Tea
🌟Exciting News🌟 We’ve been shortlisted of the VCAS 2020 Open Arms Health and Well-being Award! You are all so so important to us and at the heart of everything we do! So it makes it even more special that the work we are doing to support our amazing community is… Read More »We’ve Been Shortlisted!
Since we closed our doors on the 24/03/2020, staff have been very busy working from home to provide as much support for our community as possible. We are now happy to announce that we will be returning to work very soon. From Monday 6th July 2020, our Wellbeing Hub will… Read More »Returning to Work Update!
Anger Management sessions are still running! In order to adhere to social distancing restrictions, Anger Management sessions are all held over the phone. Each session comes with a £10 charge, payment of which can be made via bank transfer. If you wish to sign up for Anger Management please fill… Read More »Anger Management Update
Today is the start of Mental Health Awareness Week and this years theme is Kindness. Usually, we’d be out and about raising awareness and speaking to people about emotional wellbeing. Seeing as we can’t do that this year our staff, friends, family and supporters have put together this little video ‘A Little… Read More »A Little Bit of Kindness Goes a Long Way
Hi everyone, the North East and North Cumbria Suicide Prevention Network have launched a brand new website! Stopsuicidenenc.org is a wonderful community resource providing key information to those in need. They are aiming to signpost support to anyone seeking help or advice about suicide and mental wellbeing. There is guidance for those… Read More »NENC Suicide Prevention Network Website
Hi Everyone! SilverCloud is an online CBT platform with a range of different programmes to help you manage some of the struggles you may be having. Thanks to them and National Mind we are able to offer you a selection of these for free! This includes managing stress, improving sleep… Read More »Free SilverCloud Services