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World Mental Health Day 2021

The injustice of health inequalities ‘Health inequality’ means that people often don’t experience the same access to help and support with their mental health. This is often because they are also living…

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Social Prescribing Link Worker Day 2021

Today is the third annual Social Prescribing Link Worker Day! This year’s theme focuses on the role that Social Prescribing Link Workers play in creatively disrupting inequalities and powering-up integrated care.

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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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Kind Mind Community

Mental Health Concern is proud to lead Kind Mind Community, which offers free, recovery-focused courses and activities designed to help people manage their mental health and improve their wellbeing.

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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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Pinetree Lodge team go the extra mile

The end-of-life team at Pinetree Lodge, led by Koreen Temple, has raised over £1,800 to buy additional palliative care resources to support residents and their families during what can be a very difficult time. As part of their initiative…

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