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Tyneside & Northumberland Mind doesn't just work with adults, we have projects specifically for young people.

These include:

Talent Match

The Talent Match programme works with young people aged 18-24 who are not in employment, education or training, with Tyneside and Northumberland Mind being the lead mental health partner for this project.

The young people will work with our Mental Health Youth Coach Aimee to design a tailor made plan to get them feeling more ready for work and look at getting into employment once they are ready.

We are able to provide financial support for the young people in areas such as training, qualifications, apprenticeships and much more.

To find out more about Talent Match, please email aimee.perry@tynesidemind.org.uk or phone Aimee on 0191 282 8130, or our main office on 0191 477 4545.

Help and resources

  • HOPELineUK

    Non-judgmental support, practical advice and information for children, teenagers and young people. Monday to Friday 10am - 10pm, Saturday & Sunday 2pm - 5pm.
    Telephone: 0800 068 41 41 or Text: 07786 209697
  • TyneAdviceline

    Hearing or speech impaired users call 08444 111 445. Help with money, legal, housing and other problems.
    Telephone: 0844 245 1288
  • Gateshead Advice Centre

    Free, independent and confidential advice on a wide range of issues including: Debt, Benefits, Housing, Employment, Family Law & Community Care. Drop in: Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm and until 7pm every Thursday.
    Telephone: 0344 245 1288
  • Streetwise (Newcastle)

    Free and confidential advice, counselling, sexual health and support services for young people aged 13-25.
    Telephone: 0191 230 5400

Notices and promotions

  • Warning Signs

    Everyone is different but someone you know may be experiencing mental health difficulties if they:

    • Are anxious, irritable or nervous
    • Become moody or withdrawn
    • Can't cope with their problems
    • Change eating or drinking habits
    • Become unusually clumsy
    • Lose interest in their appearance
    • Constantly put themselves down
  • Have your say

    Would you like to be involved in shaping mental health services in your area?

    Find out how you can be part of a project.

Real stories…

  • Counselling gave me the chance to practice what I needed to say to someone who was making my life miserable. I learned that I have the right to express my needs and I learnt how to be assertive. Counselling has helped me to be brave. Thank you to my Counsellor.

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