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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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Press release: Moving On Tyne & Wear

INNOVATIVE PROJECT TO TACKLE UNEMPLOYMENT IN TYNE AND WEAR Mental Health Concern is delighted to announce the award of a contract to deliver an innovative new project called Moving On Tyne & Wear, which will support over 1,600 unemployed local people…

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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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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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Launch of Step Forward Tees Valley

PRESS RELEASE Charities join forces to deliver innovative new project across Tees Valley The Northern Inclusion Consortium is delighted to announce the award of a contract to deliver an innovative new project called Step Forward Tees Valley,…

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‘Moving On Tyne & Wear’ wins Big Lottery Funding

PRESS RELEASE Moving On Tyne & Wear, a project designed to tackle health barriers to employment in Tyne and Wear, has won through to stage two of the Big Lottery Fund’s ‘Building Better Opportunities’ (BBO) programme. BBO is funded by…

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Sainsbury’s Local charity of the year!

We are delighted to announce that the employees and customers of the Sainsbury’s Local store on Gallowgate in Newcastle have chosen Mental Health Concern as their charity of the year! The Sainsbury’s store will organise events and activities throughout…

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