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Mental Health Support in North Tyneside

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Published on 24 August 2019 02:40 PM

Details of groups and services that you can contact to self-refer for support with your mental health needs. Most of the services provide free support, however some may incur charges. Please contact the service directly to find out more.

This information is provided by Healthwatch North Tyneside.
0191 263 5321

Anxious Minds - supporting people to improve their mental wellbeing
0191 262 0305
Connect@Cafe32 - for people who are low and struggle to meet people
0191 257 8000

Cruse Bereavement Care - support for bereaved people
0191 276 5533
Forward Assist - advice and support for veterans
0191 250 4877
In It Together - self help and peer support for people with anxiety and depression
Launchpad North Tyneside - mental health user involvement and community development
0191 233 0382
LEAPS (Listening Ear and Positive Support) - for people who are unemployed or living on state benefits
Newcastle Bipolar Group - for anyone affected by bipolar including family, carers and friends
0333 323 3885
Mental Health Mates - walking and talking peer support group
NIWE   (Eating Distress Service) - support for anyone affected by eating distress
0191 221 0233
North Tyneside Carers Centre - information, advice and support for carers and cared for people
0191 643 2298
North Tyneside Recovery College - a safe space where people can connect, gain knowledge, develop skills and explore opportunities
0191 643 2628
Peer Talk - support group for people experiencing depression
07719 562 617
Pride in Mind - social and support group for anyone LGBT+ with a mental health condition
07810 657292
Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland - for people who have experienced rape or sexual abuse
0800 035 2794
Self Injury Support Group - for anyone affected by self-injury, including family, carers and friends
07947 766327
SomeOne Cares - counselling service for anyone affected by abuse including family, carers and friends
0191 257 8094
Supporting Stars - informal peer support group which meets at Costa Coffee, North Shields - Mondays at 5pm
Talking Therapies - provide psychological support to adults with common mental health problems
0191 295 2775
Tyneside and Northumberland Mind - support to promote positive mental health
0191 477 4545
Tyneside Women’s Health - support for women’s mental health
0191 477 7898
Weekend Friends - for people who find weekends difficult
07803 102322 (Keith)


If you need immediate support:
• For urgent help with your mental health contact the crisis and initial response services on 0303 123 1146
• In an emergency call 999. Call 111 for local crisis services or finding your nearest A & E
• For support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, contact The Samaritans on 116 123 or email

Other sources of information