World Mental Health Day

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This year World Mental Health day will take place on Monday 10th October. The Gateshead event will take place at Gateshead Leisure Centre. The day starts at 10.30 and will end at 2.30. During the day a buffet will be provided and numerous activities including Mindfulness, Tai chi, Zumba, Badminton, Table tennis, Yoga and soft play

The impact of the Care Act for Carers

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Carers Trust want to identify the impact of the Care Act. Good practice, challenges and the overall experiences for Carers- they want to hear about it. They are asking for evidence from Carers, Carer organisations, Health and Social Care professionals –there has been a good response but they are conscious that there are some gaps.

After a great first session, the Mindfulness sessions continue…

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The Carers enjoyed their first introductory session to the principles of Mindfulness in the peaceful, therapeutic surroundings of Kites Rise. A warm welcome awaits you, however the last opportunity to enroll for this course is Thursday 27th August. If you are  interested please get in touch by Thursday 27th August, with the Community Team at

Mindfulness Sessions for Carers

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Carers Trust Tyne and Wear Crossroads Carer Services are running Mindfulness Sessions for carers who are caring for someone with a mental health difficulty. The course starts on Friday 21st August, 11:00am-1:00pm and will run every Friday for 8 weeks, with group maintenance sessions to continue on a monthly basis.  The sessions will be held

Coming soon to Kites Rise….Mindfulness Sessions for Carers

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Mindfulness is an approach that helps people to manage their thoughts and feelings, so that we are not overwhelmed by them. Carers Trust Tyne and Wear will be launching an exciting new venture which delivers Mindfulness Sessions to Carers, who care for people with mental health difficulties, in the borough of Gateshead. These sessions will