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Reasons2 Win an iPad!

What is Reasons2? Reasons2 is a free app designed by young people and Washington Mind to help improve mental health which will be launched on World Mental Health Day (Tuesday 10th October 2017). Manage your mental wellness by building your own profile of Reasons2 feel...

Health and Wellbeing Programme for People aged 50+

What is the Health and Wellbeing Programme? The health and wellbeing programme is being ran by Washington Millenium Centre and is aimed at people who are aged 50 years plus, are at risk of suffering from long term medical conditions and want to make positive lifestyle...

Infant Mental Health Awareness Week 2017

What is Infant Mental Health Awareness Week? 2017 is the second year of Infant Mental Health Awareness Week (#IMHAW17). The campaign was launched on the 6th June 2016 (by the Parent Infant Partnership UK) and aims to open up the conversation about the importance of...

Volunteer’s Week 2017 is Here!

What is Volunteers Week? Volunteers’ Week is an event which takes place annually from 1st June until the 7th June and is run by NCVO. The event offers organisations the chance to celebrate the contribution made by their own volunteers and the millions of volunteers...

One You Active 10 App

Why has the One You Active 10 app been created? To encourage adults to build more physical activity into their lives, a new strand of work from One You has been launched. This work aims to encourage adults to build more physical activity into their life by simply...

Support After Manchester Incident

Following on from the incident We are aware that many people have been affected by the recent Manchester attack. Tragedies such as these can stir up many difficult emotions, such as; anxiety, fear, anger, sadness, confusion, numbness and other difficult emotional...

Tackling Isolation and Loneliness

The Impact of Social Isolation and Loneliness Survey The All-together Sunderland Community Research Team are conducting a survey which aims to identify pathways into loneliness and isolation in order to improve local support services across the region. Therefore they...

May is Make May Purple for Stroke

What is the Stroke Association? The Stroke Association is the UK’s leading stroke charity. Their research programme is directed by the leading experts on stroke in the UK to ensure their limited resources have the greatest impact. They are guided by those who have...

Sunderland 2021 City of Culture Bid – Only 3 Days to Go!

Only 3 Days to Go until First Round for Sunderland City of Culture Bid is Handed in! We have a very exciting week ahead for the Sunderland 2021 City of Culture Bid. This Friday (28th April) at 11am the first round UK City of Culture bid document will be submitted to...

Mental Health Awareness Week is Coming Up!

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week from Monday 8th May to Sunday 15th May! Washington Mind are getting involved in the annual campaign of Mental Health Awareness Week that is promoted by the Mental Health Foundation. They are hoping to raise awareness of mental...

April – Stress Awareness Month

April is Stress Awareness Month, with the aim of raising awareness about stress, held every April, since 1992. What is stress? Stress is common and being under pressure can be a normal part of life. But some of us may feel too much stress when we feel that “things are...

Sunderland 2021 – How to get involved with Team 21

Want to help Shape the future of Sunderland? Like free pizza?  Then come along and find out what you can do to get involved! What is Team 21? Sunderland 2021 is bringing together a team of young people from across the city aged between 14 – 18 years old to learn...

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