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Lord Mayor chooses Mental Health Concern

We are delighted to announce that David Down, the new Lord Mayor of Newcastle upon Tyne, has chosen Mental Health Concern (MHC) as one of two charities to fundraise for during his year in office. The Lord Mayor has…

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It’s Mental Health Awareness Week

This week we are celebrating Mental Health Awareness Week — another great opportunity to talk about our mental health with family, friends, and colleagues! This year’s theme is ‘Stress: are we coping’? Stress is a feeling we can all identify…

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It’s Time to Talk Day

Any day is the perfect time to talk about mental health, but we know that many people feel anxious or ashamed to start that conversation. Despite the great gains that have been made in raising awareness of mental health…

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Positive Psychology project

Over the last year, Mental Health Concern has been working in partnership with Tees Esk Wear Valley and Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trusts to commission a Positive Psychology programme, co-produced with people with lived experience of mental…

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The Modern Struggle for Peace of Mind

This article was written for World Mental Health Day by Richard Carlton-Crabtree, Director of Services for our sister organisation, Insight Healthcare. It originally appeared in The Independent: http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/world-mental-health-day-wellbeing-modern-life-technology-anxiety-depression-illness-stress-a7990296.html Today is World Mental Health Day, and this year is…

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It’s World Mental Health Day!

Today is World Mental Health Day! This year’s theme is ‘mental health in the workplace’. Work can be fulfilling and satisfying, but it can also make us feel stressed or low. We have chosen to highlight the Five Ways to Wellbeing in…

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