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England’s first Distress Brief Intervention service

We currently provide mental health and wellbeing support in Tyneside, Northumberland, and Teesside. This includes our Together in a Crisis service, which supports people in mental health crisis. The DBI service will be our first service in Derwentside, where…

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We’re a Great Place to Work for Women!

In November 2021 we were officially certified as a Great Place To Work, this latest accolade recognises the work done over the past year by our award-winning People Team – led by Sarah Dewar, our Chief…

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Branding us for the future

Over the last 18 months we’ve seen lots of changes, including a refresh of our values, the launch of our Shaping Our Future Strategy, and the roll-out of a variety…

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Cycling across America!

Colin, who is a Community Support Worker in our Housing with Care and Support service, is cycling 4,228 miles across the US over 39 days. The journey will take Colin through Oregon,…

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Excellence in Health and Wellness

CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development, hold awards to celebrate HR achievements and impact on business success. Since our Chief People Officer Sarah Dewar joined Mental Health Concern…

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‘I’m just a normal bloke, living a normal life’

As part of our new community mental health initiative in Newcastle, we created 28 new jobs, including 21 peer support roles for people with lived experience of mental ill-health. Josh was one of those successful candidates! We’re so proud…

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Trans support in South Tyneside

Until recently, there was very little mental health support available for trans people in South Tyneside. Mental health problems can affect anyone, but they’re more common among LGBTQ+ people. A recent study by Stonewall found that over the previous year,…

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‘Bringing my whole self to work’

My story This Pride Month, I’ve been reflecting on my own journey as an LGBTQ+ leader and why equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace is so important to me. ‘When did…

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