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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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Chain Reaction need volunteers!

According to the Mental Health Foundation, loneliness in the UK during the COVID-19 lockdowns was almost three times higher than pre-pandemic levels.     Mental Health Concern is here so no one has to…

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Mental Health Awareness Week

What is loneliness? Loneliness is different for everyone; it can be a feeling of isolation, or a lack of a support network.   We don’t need to have lots of friends to avoid feeling lonely. You many only…

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Statement on the cost of living crisis

As a leading UK mental health charity, and on behalf of the thousands of people we support each year, we are bitterly disappointed in the Government’s response to the cost of living crisis.

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Together in a Crisis comes to Teesside

In partnership with Tees, Esk and Wear Valley NHS Trust, we will work alongside the NHS mental health crisis team, to provide additional non-clinical support to adults living in Teesside. This will be the first service of its kind in Teesside and will support at least 480 people each year! 

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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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