Season Greetings from SENDIASS

From SENDIASS:

All the team at North East Lincolnshire SENDIASS would like to wish you the best of season’s greetings for the Christmas period and into the New Year.

Making it easier to chat to SENDIASS in 2022!

We’re pleased to announce that in the New Year we will have more availability to be contacted through our webchat facility.

Simply visit https://barnardossendiass.org.uk/north-east-lincolnshire-sendiass/ between the hours of 9.30am and 1.30pm, from Monday to Friday, and a project worker will be available to chat to online.

Mental Health at Christmas

I’m sure you agree that it is important to discuss mental health at this time of year, because Christmas, unfortunately, is a tough time for many.

Rehab 4 Addiction, a UK-based addiction helpline, has published an infographic about ‘Mental Health at Christmas’.

You can find their infographic here:

It visually illustrates the reasons why some people may be negatively impacted by Christmas, and it also ways to avoid or mitigate these factors too.

Christmas tips, World Autism Acceptance Week, and more from the National Autistic Society!

December can an exciting time, filled with celebration, festive fun, and gift-giving. But for some autistic people, the winter holidays can also be quite stressful.

The National Autistic Society’s most recent newsletter has some great Festive tips for an autism-friendly Christmas.