Everyone experiences occasional bouts of anxiety and nervousness. Whether it's the anticipation of a new job, nerves before meeting someone, or the uneasiness you feel when facing a potentially dangerous situation, anxiety is a normal reaction to stress.
Use these resources for helpful advice and support in your area.
Most people feel anxious or scared sometimes, but if it's affecting your life there are things you can try that may help.
Support is also available if you're finding it hard to cope with anxiety, fear or panic.
Many of us are struggling to maintain our mental wellbeing during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. This page has tips to help yourself cope. It covers:
Explains anxiety and panic attacks, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.
It’s normal for us to feel nervous, anxious or worry about stuff in our life from time to time, for example, starting school or moving to a new area. Symptoms of anxiety can include worries and fears that can lead to us avoiding certain things. It can also cause a physical response where we might feel short of breath, notice our heart racing, or feel sweaty and shaky. A little bit of anxiety is not always a bad thing and at times can even be helpful.
Our wish for the North East is that people affected by mental health, addiction, and abuse receive the support they need that leads to living a fulfilling life through recovery, education & discovery.
Turn2Me is a high-quality, safe, anonymous, and confidential space for you to gain support for your mental health online.
We’re the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) and we’re taking a stand against suicide. That means standing against feeling shit, standing up to stereotypes and standing together to show life is always worth living.
You can use the below listings to find Mind where you live. Enter your postcode or town in the search box, and you will be able to see your nearest local Mind service in list or map format. Each local Mind has their own website with more information on the services they provide. You will be able to find contact details for your Local Mind below or on their website.
Our groups are run by volunteers, many of who have lived experience of mental illness either personally or in a caring role. We have over one hundred and forty groups meeting across the country and every one of them is unique because they grow and develop according to the needs and aspirations of those who use them. What they have in common is the support, understanding and acceptance one can only get from someone who has been where you are.
Talking Matters Northumberland offers free psychological treatment for people aged 16 and over who have a GP in Northumberland. We offer one-to-one talking therapy for depression, anxiety, stress, and other mental health related problems. We also offer Couples Therapy for Depression.
1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year. Our aim is to ensure people in Northumberland can get quick and easy access to personalised treatment to support their recovery and live life to the full.
Should you be experiencing emotional or mental health issues that affect your daily living, employment, or wider health needs then Talking Matters Northumberland will almost certainly benefit you.
We provide free psychological treatment, support, and recovery to anyone in Northumberland experiencing common difficulties
We are here to help people aged 16+ who live in North Tyneside and are registered with a North Tyneside GP.
We provide evidence based psychological treatment for anyone experiencing a common mental health condition that impacts on their daily life. These may include stress, depression, anxiety, panic, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and post-traumatic stress.
We can also provide specialist support for people with long term conditions such as COPD, heart disease and diabetes to help with anxiety and/or depression related to this.
The Talking Therapies service is available in the North Tyneside community at GP practices and health centres. We are part of a national government programme to Improve Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) delivered in partnership with Sunderland Counselling Service.
We are dedicated to making people better, by providing integrated physical and mental health services to employers/insurers, the NHS and private patients.
We are an NHS Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) Service provided by South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust.
We offer talking therapies for people in South Tyneside who are experiencing mild to moderate anxiety and/or depression.
Delivered in partnership between Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust, Sunderland Counselling Service and Washington MIND.
A city wide team providing quick access to assessment and a range of psychological treatment interventions to those people with common mental health problems who have a low to moderate level of need.
Interventions are offered from a range of community venues across Sunderland including Washington MIND, Sunderland Counselling Services, Grange Park Clinic and GP practices.
Mental health problems can affect anyone at any time. They do not discriminate against age, race or sex and with 1 in 4 people being affected at some point in their lives. For some people it can be clear to make sense of the triggers which may have led to the onset of their problems such as loss of employment or another life changing event.
However, for some of us it can be an accumulation of day to day stressors weighing us down and overtime erode away at our resilience.
We’re the psychological therapies and wellbeing service working with people across Teesside. If you’re registered with a local GP then our experienced team can help you by providing free, confidential support to help you manage your mental and emotional health.
1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year and sadly, that’s often higher in Teesside. We offer a range of therapies that can help with stress, anxiety and depression.
We offer so much more than psychological therapy support. Our team can work with those who have long term health conditions, those who need outreach and recovery support or those who need more general emotional and wellbeing help such as employment support.
What we do…
Our team of experienced workers support people to enable them to overcome their problems when they feel anxious, depressed or stressed.
Gateshead Talking Therapies offer a free and confidential NHS service for people aged 16 and over who are registered with a GP in Gateshead. We provide a range of psychological therapies to help you feel better if you’re anxious, depressed, stressed or worried.
We offer information courses, therapy groups and one-to-one therapy.
We have been operating for over 10 years within the NHS and have built up a qualified and experienced workforce. Our therapies are evidence based as recommended by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE).