- Centre for Mental Health
The Centre for Mental Health works to improve the quality of life for people with mental health problems.
- Active Newcastle
information for people of all ages and backgrounds who want to become more physically active in Newcastle; including details of the range of venues, how to get there and what is involved in a variety of different activities.
- Anatomy Stuff
An A-Z website of health education posters available to download.
- Autism in Mind
Autism-in-Mind supports parents, carers and families living with autism and other special educational needs in Sunderland.
- Autism Independent UK
Autism Independent UK helps to increase awareness of autism
- British Institute for Learning Disabilities (BILD)
BILD enables people with learning disabilities to be valued equally, participate fully in their communities and be treated with dignity and respect.
- Carers Direct
Welcome to Carers Direct: information, advice and support for carers
CHANGE is a leading national human rights organisation led by Disabled People. CHANGE employs people with learning disabilities to campaign, and run projects and develop easy read resources.
Free and confidential helpline for children and young adults in the UK.
- Counsellors Directory
Provides the UK with a huge counselling support network, enabling those in distress to find a counsellor close to them and appropriate for their needs. This is a free, confidential service that will hopefully encourage those in distress to seek help
- Counsellors in Northumberland
Database of Counsellors in Northumberland. Offers a free confidential service to those in need
- Counsellors in Tyne and Wear
Database of Counsellors in Tyne and Wear. Offers a free confidential service to those in need.
- Depression Alliance - UK Charity
Website offering help and information about depression.
- Directory of support for Veterans in the north East of england
directory of advice and support for Veterans and members of the armed forces in the north East of England.
- Down's Syndrome Association
Provides information and support to those affected by Down's Symndrome.
- Durham Information Guide
DIG is an online database which allows you to search for information on adult social care services, health groups and other community information on a countywide, regional and national basis.
- Easy Health
A website that it is easier for people to find health information that is easy to understand.
- Families Information Service
Information, advice and assistance for families in Newcastle
- Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities
The Foundation works with people with learning disabilities, their families and the people who support them in matters such as employment, rights, physical and mental health.
- Freedom from Torture
Assists, protects and promotes the rights of victims of torture living in the UK
A Toolkit of helpful responses to encourage children and young people's emotional wellbeing.
Charity that works to improve life after brain injury.
- Health Protection Agency
Key publications including information about MRSA, CDif, swine flu.
- Health Signpost Directory
The Health Signpost Directory provides people living and working in Newcastle with a quick introduction to local groups and services that offer a wide range of support, advice and activities which aim to improve the well being of people in the city.
Healthwatch England will be part of a new Healthwatch network from April 2013, giving people who use health and social care services a powerful voice locally and nationally.
Hft is a national charity, providing local support services for people with learning disabilities throughout England.
- Information NOW
Information to help local older people, their families and their carers to make choices, retain their independence and have better access to opportunities
- Learning Disabilities Observatory
The Observatory aims to provide better, easier to understand information on the health and wellbeing of people with learning disabilities.
- Learning Disability UK
Provides information, education, resources, advocacy and services for those working with adults with learning disabilities.
- Lifecoach Directory
The purpose of the site is ultimately to provide the UK with a huge life coach support network, enabling individuals to find a life coach close to them and appropriate for their needs. This is a free, confidential service that will help those seeking a new direction in their life to find the encouragement they need. Every life coach on the site who has a full profile has either sent a copy of their qualifications and insurance cover to us, or is registered with a professional body with recognised codes of ethics and practice, this way we can be assured of their professionalism.
- Manic Depression Fellowship
MDF, The BiPolar Organisation works to enable people affected by bipolar disorder / manic depression to take control of their lives.
- Medicine Guides
Medicine Guides provide members of the public with up to date, reliable and understandable information about medicines
Mencap works in partnership with people with a learning disability, and supports people to live life as they choose.
- Mens Aid
Practical advice and support to men who have been abused.
- Mental Health Foundation
A leading UK charity that provides information, carries out research, campaigns and works to improve services for anyone affected by mental health problems, whatever their age and wherever they live.
- Mental Healthcare
This evidence-based website aims to help people in their caring role and is created by researchers and mental health professionals who work at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. The site provides information about different aspects of psychosis, treatment and care. Short, filmed interviews with health professionals and researches complement the text and there are downloadable summaries of research about psychosis, written in plain English. There are also pages where visitors can submit questions to a pharmacist, a psychologist, a psychiatrist and a social worker.
- MIND - The Mental Health Charity
Mind is the leading mental health charity in England and Wales working to create a better life for everyone with experience of mental distress
- Multiple Sclerosis Society
Information on services that can help you live with MS.
- Multiple Sclerosis Trust
Information, education, research and support.
- My Care Newcastle
Information for adults living in Newcastle
- My Signpost
MySignpost - a new way to access your community. Mysignpost is here to help you find the equipment or services you need.
Neurosupport offers non-medical advice to people with neurological conditions and the families, friends and carers who support them.
- Newcastle Libraries
Offers a range of resources, information and partnerships which aim to help people improve their health and wellbeing and which are freely available for everyone to use.
- Newcastle voluntary and community sector online database
Database of information about voluntary and community organisations in Newcastle
- NHS Choices
NHS Choices is the online 'front door' to the NHS. It is the country's biggest health website and gives all the information you need to make choices about your health.
- Nigel Turner's HyperGUIDE to the Mental Health Act
A basic guide to the Mental Health Act 1983. The WebLinks page will give you some links to more up to date information, including recent case law, etc.
- North of England Refugee Service (NERS)
Providing support and information for all asylum seekers and refugees in the North of England
- Northumberland, Children and Young Peoples Directory
Directory of services, activities, groups and support for children, parents and professionals living in Northumberland
- Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities Network (PMLD)
The PMLD Network is committed to improving the lives of people with profound and multiple learning disabilities
A major mental health, mental health care, psychology and psychiatry resource directory containing links, articles on mental illness, fact sheets, articles,forums, software downloads and research sources. Designed for professionals, students and the public.
- Rethink Severe Mental Illness
The leading national mental health membership charity, works to help everyone affected by severe mental illness recover a better quality of life.
- Royal College of Psychiatrists
The Royal College of Psychiatrists is the professional and educational body for psychiatrists in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.
Information on eye care and vision for people with learning disabilities.
- Skills For People database
Database of services in the north east including education, support, advice and entertainment
- Surgery Door
Provides information on services for NHS and private healthcare.
- The UN Refugee Agency - UNHCR
UNHCR's primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees. It strives to ensure that everyone can exercise the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge in another State, with the option to return home voluntarily, integrate locally or to resettle in a third country. It also has a mandate to help stateless people.
- Welfare Rights
Newcastle Welfare Rights Service gives independent information and advice on benefits and debt.
- West End Refugee Service
West End Refugee Service (WERS) is a registered charity working with refugees and asylum seekers living in the West End of Newcastle.
YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.