Mental Health Transition, Intervention and Liaison Service (TILS)

David Powell, from the NHS Veterans' Mental Health Transition, Intervention and Liaison Service (TILS), gave a fascinating keynote presentation at our Annual Staff Conference on military mental health and the TILS. Read more

A typical day in the life of a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP)

Stephanie works as a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner for the North Staffordshire Wellbeing Service, IAPT service. Stephanie provides low-intensity cognitive behavioural therapy for common mental health problems. Read more

Volunteers support cyclists raising money for MHM

On Saturday some of the volunteers from our ‘Being Active Matters’ project in Northumberland were up bright and early to help out at the first Wooler Wheel cycling event of the year. Read more

Walking to Wellbeing!

May is National Walking Month, an annual celebration of walking that’s led by the charity Living Streets. Walking, like other physical activities, releases endorphins which improve mood and reduce stress and anxiety. Read more

Make Your Move – employment support across the North-East

Make Your Move is a specialist employment support service provided by MHM. Read on to find out what they do, and how they supported client James* to get back into work. Read more

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

Over the past month, 39 MHM staff members from across the country have been attending Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST). Nicola, who attended one of the two-day workshops, told us a bit more about what the training involves and what she thought of it. Read more

Learn about the Five Ways to Wellbeing

Evidence suggests that a small improvement in wellbeing can help to decrease some mental health problems and also help people to flourish. Read more

Tips for identifying and reducing stress

According to the Mental Health Foundation 74% of UK adults have felt so stressed at some point over the last year they felt overwhelmed or unable to cope. Read more

Things you might not know about Bipolar

30th March 2019 is World Bipolar Day. Bipolar is a serious illness thought to be caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain which causes severe mood swings. Read more

Easington Floating Support Road to Recovery Programme

The Easington Floating Support service started their first Road to Recovery course in January 2019. The 11 week programme is aimed at people with a mental health need who want to socialise and make new friends, improve their confidence and self esteem. Read more

Staff share their poems about mental health

To celebrate World Poetry Day, three MHM staff have kindly shared poems they have written about their own experiences with mental health problems Read more

Making Our Services Accessible

To mark Disabled Access Day, we’re sharing some information about the ways in which we strive to make our services easily accessible for everyone who needs our support. Read more