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Great North Run countdown

The countdown to the Great North Run has truly begun, with only 24 days to go until the big day! Our nine fantastic runners have been limbering up and pounding the streets to prepare themselves for the 13-mile run on…

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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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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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It’s Mental Health Awareness Week!

At Concern Group we are celebrating Mental Health Awareness Week (8-14 May)! This year’s theme is ‘Surviving or thriving?’ This is something we think a lot about across the Group, as our mission is to improve the mental health and…

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World Mental Health Day

Happy World Mental Health Day! The theme for this year’s World Mental Health Day is psychological first aid for all. Psychological first aid (PFA) describes a humane, supportive response to someone who is suffering and may…

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Celebrating 30 years of Concern Group

This is a very special year for us, as it marks the 30th anniversary of Concern Group! On Friday we celebrated the Group’s achievements at the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead, with a ceremony which included the presentation of our Employee Awards. Speakers included…

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Men’s Health Week 2016

It’s Men’s Health Week! The theme of the week this year (13 – 20 June 2016) is stress. As we know, our mental health is just as important as our physical health. Unfortunately, men are significantly less likely than women to…

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