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Funding awarded to Newcastle/Gateshead Linkwork Collaborative

Mental Health Concern has led on developing the Newcastle/Gateshead Linkwork Collaborative, which has been awarded over £490,000 over three years via the government’s Health and Wellbeing Fund (HWF). The Newcastle/Gateshead Linkwork Collaborative brings together the existing linkwork and social prescribing…

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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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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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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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Being in Scouts and Guides is good for mental health

Today’s analysis of a lifelong study of almost 10,000 people across the UK shows that people who were in the Scouts or Guides in childhood have better mental health in later life. Scott Vigurs, our Director of Services, commented:

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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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