Support Information

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Support Information

If you are worried about your mental health, or someone else, here are some useful contacts.

Call or Text

  • The Samaritans: 24-hour support, call – 116 123.
  • CALM – Campaign Against Living Miserably Open 5pm-midnight 356 days a year, Call – 0800 58 58 58.
  • SHOUT Text ‘SHOUT’ to ‘85258’. Free service, available 24/7 24Hr.
  • Universal Mental Health Crisis Lines
    • North Tyneside or Northumberland – 08006522861.
    • Newcastle or Gateshead – 08006522863
  • In an Emergency Call 999


For information about support in your local area visit:

For information about support if you are struggling with thoughts of suicide or self harm:

For general mental health information:

Online Resources

Guide to investing in your relationships

This guide from the Mental Health Foundation will outline what each of us can do to create better relationships with ourselves, with the people we are close to, and with those around us.

How to overcome fear and anxiety

How to overcome fear and anxiety, a guide by the Mental Health Foundation.

NT LIFE's Little Box of Hope

Recreate your own Little Box of Hope, you can view here the poems, resources and exercises and physical contents that were included.

Money Saving Expert's Mental Health & Debt Guide

This is a free 44-page PDF booklet supported by Mind, Rethink, CAP UK and others, for people with mental health problems and those caring for them.

5 Minute Journal from 11:11 Mindfulness Training

The five minute mindfulness journal contains a range of simple, mindful activities for anyone from beginners to experts to do daily, alone or with loved ones.

The Little Book of WINS

The Little Book of WINS (Wellbeing in Novel Situations) from the Centre for Thriving Places is based on the Five Ways to Wellbeing, an evidence-based approach for boosting wellbeing and resilience in the everyday.

Money & Mental Health - Practical Financial Skills to Manage Money

Guide to Tax Debt and Mental Health

Guide to housing and financial support available for veterans

This guide is designed to help veterans access advice on mental health, finance and housing and will be regularly updated.

How to look after your mental health using exercise

A Mental Health Foundation publication on how to look after your mental health using exercise.

Dreamcatcher and Wellbeing Jar

Wellbeing pintables to keep you busy. Design your own dreamcatcher and my wellbeing jar designed around the NHS 5 ways to wellbeing.

Therapy for You

Therapy for You has a range of free online CBT-based courses delivered by NHS therapists, which have been developed to help you understand your problems and build on the coping skills you already use.

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