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Bright Ideas in Health Awards finalists

Fantastic news — we are delighted to announce that Together in a Crisis (TIAC) has been shortlisted as a finalist at the 2018 Bright Ideas in Health Awards! Huge congratulations to the team for this well-deserved…

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Oakwell is rated ‘Outstanding’

We are delighted to announce that Oakwell, one of our specialist mental health services, has been rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC)! Receiving an ‘Outstanding’ rating in one category is quite an achievement, but receiving this in three…

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Funding awarded to Newcastle/Gateshead Linkwork Collaborative

Mental Health Concern has led on developing the Newcastle/Gateshead Linkwork Collaborative, which has been awarded over £490,000 over three years via the government’s Health and Wellbeing Fund (HWF). The Newcastle/Gateshead Linkwork Collaborative brings together the existing linkwork and social prescribing…

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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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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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Launch of volunteering programme

We are delighted to announce the launch of Mental Health Concern’s new volunteering programme! For many years, we have been supported by volunteers and have always encouraged people to volunteer with us. The launch of our new strategy will enable…

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Crafty Christmas at Alderwood

Christmas has well and truly landed at Alderwood! But all is not as it seems… The beautiful fireplace shown above is in fact handmade by Alderwood’s residents! Shaun (pictured above), a member of the team at Alderwood, spotted the crafty…

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