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Dyslexia Awareness Week 2021

This is Dyslexia Awareness Week! The theme for 2021 is ‘Invisible Dyslexia’, as people who have dyslexia often feel as though their struggles are unseen.

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All in this Together

Adam Crampsie, our Chief Executive, was invited to deliver the keynote speech at Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust’s Annual Members’ Meeting.

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Great North Thank You

Following the celebration of Sergeant Tom Power, one of our Mental Health Concern volunteers, as part of the official Great North Thank You, we have been inspired to recognise more of the amazing people within our organisation who have also gone above and beyond during the pandemic.  

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Great North Hero

Sergeant Tom Power, an active Sergeant in the Royal Dragoon Guards, will be honoured this week by the Great North Run, as part of their Great North Thank You, for his invaluable work as a Mental Health Concern volunteer.

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World Suicide Prevention Day 2021

The facts and figures surrounding suicide are devastating, which is why this year’s international theme is ‘Creating Hope Through Action’. We can all offer hope if we learn to recognise the signs that someone could be struggling, take action, and seek further help.

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Garden party for dementia carers

This week we celebrated a very special afternoon at Pinetree Lodge, one of our dementia nursing homes. For the first time in many months, the families and loved ones of our residents were able to gather together, after…

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The power of small

Today is Time to Talk Day! This year’s theme is the power of small conversations to make a big difference to our mental health and wellbeing. We did a call-out to our colleagues across Concern Group, asking…

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10 cheers for our Take 10 Challengers!

In October, we encouraged people to #Take10ForMentalHealth by sharing videos of what they do to make them feel good! Over 40 people sent in videos – a huge thank you to everyone who took part!   This year…

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Take 10 Challenge on BBC Radio Tees

This afternoon, our Marketing and Comms Lead, Kate, chatted to Gary Philipson from BBC Radio Tees to raise awareness for our #Take10ForMentalHealth campaign, in celebration of World Mental Health Day! Click to find to the full programme on…

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