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Togetherall

Get Support. Take Control. Feel Better. Togetherall is a safe, online community where people support each other anonymously to improve mental health and wellbeing.

Kooth

Kooth (www.Kooth.com) service offers professional counselling and support to anyone in Newcastle or Gateshead aged between 11 and 25.

Qwell

Qwell (www.qwell.io) is service available to anyone aged 26 or over living in Newcastle or Gateshead. Qwell offers professional support and counselling and is accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. Qwell offers free, anonymous access to resources, an online community and live messaging with an online support team. Users can drop in or book one-to-one online chat sessions with counsellors from noon to 10pm on weekdays, and 6pm to 10pm on weekends, 365 days a year

Children and Young People’s Service – Newcastle and Gateshead, Benton House

The Children and Young People’s Service provides a single service to all children and young people aged 0-18 years living in Newcastle and Gateshead who present with mental health difficulties. This includes children and young people who may be living in difficult and challenging circumstances.
0191 246 6913 or 0800 652 2864

Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team – Newcastle and Gateshead

The Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team is a team of experienced mental health staff, which includes nurses, social workers, psychiatrists and pharmacy staff. We offer assessment and home treatment for people over 16 experiencing a mental health crisis, as an alternative to hospital admission.
0191 814 8899 or 0800 652 2863

Mental health and wellbeing

Feeling good mentally is just as important as feeling good physically. Emotional health plays a huge role in how we all think, feel and behave. Poor emotional health and wellbeing can lead to stress, anxiety, depression and panic attacks, and can make it difficult for you to feel positive about your daily life and maintain good relationships with family, friends and colleagues.

Gateshead Talking Therapies

Having operated for 10 years in Gateshead, this is a well-established service which offers confidential support. From group sessions to personalised therapy, Talking Therapies Gateshead is the primary mental health provision. You must be registered to a Gateshead GP in order to refer to the service
0191 283 2541

Mental Health Matters

You don’t need a formal diagnosis to attend a drop-in session with Pathways. If you are aged 18 or over and struggle with your mental health in any way, Pathways can signpost you to other services, help you manage your benefits, and provide a wide range of support regarding your mental health. Drop-in sessions take place on Monday between 10am-2pm (no appointment necessary).
0191 490 0579

Mental Health Foundation

Prevention is at the heart of what we do. Our vision is good mental health for all. Our mission is to help people understand, protect and sustain their mental health.

Healthwatch

We are the independent national champion for people who use health and social care services. We’re here to find out what matters to people, and help make sure their views shape the support they need.
03000 683 000

Papyrus (Prevention of Young Suicide)

Papyrus (Prevention of Young Suicide) gives advice and support for young people who feel like they want to take their own life, and all their advice is confidential.
0800 068 41 41

Your mental health

A range of content designed to give you more information about mental health and to help you to look after your mental health.

5 steps to mental wellbeing

Evidence suggests there are 5 steps you can take to improve your mental health and wellbeing. Trying these things could help you feel more positive and able to get the most out of life.

Healthtalk

By sharing people’s real-life experiences, healthtalk.org provides free, reliable information about health issues. You can watch people share their stories about cancer, autism, motor-neurone disease, pregnancy, drugs, depression and much more.

Doc Ready

It can be very difficult to talk to people when you’re having problems with your mental health. Doc Ready helps you prepare for the first time you visit a Doctor to discuss your mental health.

Mind

Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. Tyneside and Northumberland Mind have a support line which is open every day from 8.00am until 10.00pm (age 16+) on 0330 174 3174 (charged at a local rate).
0330 174 3174

Rethink Mental Illness

Rethink Mental Illness improve the lives of people severely affected by mental illness through a network of local groups and services, expert information and successful campaigning. The goal is to make sure everyone affected by severe mental illness has a good quality of life.

Samaritans

Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.
116 123

Sane

SANE is a leading UK mental health charity. They work to improve the quality of life for anyone affected by mental illness.
020 3805 1790

Combat Stress

Combat Stress is the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health. For a century, they’ve helped former servicemen and women with mental health problems such as anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
0800 138 1619

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)

The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is leading a movement against male suicide, the single biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK.
0800 58 58 58

Dementia UK

Dementia UK offers specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for people living with dementia.
0800 888 6678

Young Minds

Young Minds is leading the fight for a future where all young minds are supported and empowered, whatever their challenges.