Immediate Risk to Life or danger of serious harm – 999


North Tyneside Talking Therapies - 0191 2952775

Access talking therapies to help with problems such as low mood, anxiety, stress, anger, panic, phobias for adults and young people aged 16 and over


Crisis Team 0800 6522861

Specialist assessment for people of any age who need urgent mental health care. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week


The Samaritans   Call 116 123;;   self help app:



24/7 Text Service, free on all major mobile networks for anyone in crisis


Kooth –

Free on-line advice and counselling for children and young people


Childline 0800 1111   Children and Young People Helpline – the website has a “Calm Zone” with breathing exercises, yogas and computer games for distraction and a wealth of other resources suitable for everyone


Anxiety UK corona anxiety support and resources including webinars on subjects such as health anxiety, OCD, tolerating uncertainty.

Help-Line 10am to 8pm 03444775774.

Text Service 07537 4169056


Mental Health Foundation Includes a section on how to look after your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak



Educational Resource on children and young people’s mental health for all adults including a section for parents and carers


NTW Self Help Booklets

Self help leaflets on a range of mental health conditions including depression, anxiety, bereavement, alcohol, health anxiety, self harm – can be downloaded


Young Minds

Mental health support for children, young people and their parents/carers.

Coronavirus advice and mental health support

Parent Helpline: 0808 8025544


NHS Mental health and wellbeing information

mood self assessment, mental wellbeing audio guides

Public Health England – advice on looking after your mental health


Calm Harm

An App designed rto help people resist or manage the urge to self harm


Managing Fears and Anxiety around the Corona Virus – Dr Catherine Sykes

A really helpful article examining how our normal flight or fight reaction affects us and how we can better manage it


Action For Happiness

Takes ideas from positive psychology to promote good mental health. Free online coaching programme for challenging times to boost well-being



Support for individuals affected by severe mental illness and their carers


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