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Lorraine’s story

Lorraine first came across the opportunity thanks to Moving On Tyne & Wear, our amazing employability programme that supports people with a health barrier, disability, additional learning need, or autism to get into employment, training, or volunteering. We’re so…

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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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Moving On Tyne & Wear Easter egg collection

This year, the North Tyneside team worked with local communities and businesses to collect over 250 Easter eggs!   The MOTW team donated the Easter treats to two local charities, North East Homeless and…

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Colleague wellbeing survey results

To understand how our colleagues are feeling, as well as how we can offer the right support, we’ve been gathering feedback through short wellbeing ‘pulse’ surveys, which have been shaped by feedback from our colleagues. The results are in! We’re delighted…

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Mark’s story

Mark recently joined Mental Health Concern as part of our new community mental health initiative in Newcastle. To deliver this initiative, which aims to improve access to mental health support for local people, we created 28 new jobs,…

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The month of Ramadan

The Islamic month of Ramadan begins tomorrow. Our Chief Finance Officer, Sahreen Safdar, is a practising Muslim and wanted to share what Ramadan means to her. She also suggests ways we can support Muslim colleagues, friends, and service users who are fasting during the month.

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Great North Run 2022

We are delighted to have charity places available for the 2022 Great North Run! Fill in our form to register your interest.

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