North bank of the River Wear in Sunderland, looking toward the town centre.

Welcome to the Sunderland Support Page! Below are local resources and services to help you with wellbeing and mental health. If you have anything to add then please CLICK HER

Sports Clubs and Opportunities

Sunderland Mind– providing counselling and listening ear –
0191 5657218  Open Mon – Fri, 9 – 5

Sunderland Carer Centre– information, advice and guidance for carers in Sunderland –0191 5493768
Open Mon – Fri, 9 – 4

Autism in Mind

Wellbeing Info– An online directory of information and services covering the Sunderland and South Tyneside areas to help people look after their wellbeing and find out how to access local support.

Sunderland Counselling Service – offering telephone and internet counselling for a wide range of issues: bereavement, lossstress and anxietylow mood / depression coping with illness / long term health conditionspatients with cancer and family membersrape, sexual abuse and assaultadults 18+ Self referral via: Email: (preferred option) Phone: 0191 5147007 during office hours only
Sunderland Headlight General mental health supportListening sessionsGeneralist advice Email:
Sunderland Psychological Wellbeing Service (IAPT): provides assessments and a range of treatments for people with common mental health problems. These may include: Stress, Depression, Anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, (OCD), Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), Social Anxiety Disorder, Post- Traumatic Stress, Panic.   We see adults from the age of 16 upwards and there is no upper age limit.   Interventions include: computerised CBT, guided self help via telephone or internet, 1-1 therapy via telephone or internet.   Self referral via website at:   By phone: 0191 566 5454

Wellbeing Info for Young People

Sunderland People First

Mental Health Matters (MHM)

I.M.P.A.C.T North East

Sunderland Caring for Carers Affected by Addiction

Sangini– a Black and minority ethnic (BME) led, multicultural women’s organisation, based in Sunderland.

NHS Services:

Sunderland CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services)

Mental Health Services for Older People in Sunderland

Adult Mental Health Community Treatment Team

Sunderland Learning Disability Community Treatment Team

Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team – Sunderland HELPLINE 0800 652 2867