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An independent mental health charity where staff work closely with volunteers and members (service users) to improve an individual’s mental well-being, by enabling self-development and recovery. This could be via counselling, development of life skills or training/volunteering opportunities.

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MentalHealthMatters MHM

(Northumberland Services)

A not-for-profit organisation providing mental health support services, ranging from helplines and ‘talking therapies’ to supported housing, employment and safe havens across the UK. Services are intended to help people achieve good physical and mental wellbeing and to live a full and happy life. To find the services available in your area, use the service and location filter provided.

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NHS Self Help Leaflets

Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust

23 NHS mental health self-help guides been written by NHS clinical psychologists with contributions from service users and healthcare staff. The guides offer users the opportunity to find out more about the causes of mental health issues and provide tools to work through feelings and emotions – covering stress, anxiety, bereavement, panic, depression and low mood.

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Talking Matters Northumberland

(Service delivered in partnership with Mental Health Matters)

A free, easy to access service offering psychological treatment, support and recovery for people (16+) registered with a Northumberland GP experiencing common mental health difficulties such as depression, anxiety and stress.

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Tyneside and Northumberland Mind

Provide information, signposting and support to people experiencing mental health difficulties to help them on their road to recovery. Services are available to anyone over the age of 18 who lives in North Tyneside, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Gateshead, South Tyneside or Northumberland who is experiencing issues around their mental health, regardless of diagnosis. The service could be for you if feel alone or isolated and would like to learn new skills to improve your mental health and wellbeing and cope better with life’s challenges. Projects offered are accessible, flexible and ongoing mental health support in your own community and deliver a range of activities including peer-led support groups, facilitated wellbeing groups, courses, and open access support groups. Whilst the majority of groups take place on an ongoing basis on either a weekly or fortnightly basis, we also deliver some time-limited short courses.

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