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Launch of volunteering programme

We are delighted to announce the launch of Mental Health Concern’s new volunteering programme! For many years, MHC has been supported by volunteers and have always encouraged people to volunteer with us. The launch of our new strategy will enable us…

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2016

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week! The theme of the week (16-22 May) is relationships. Good, supportive relationships are key to our mental health; investing in relationships is as important as investing in our physical health. The Mental Health Foundation…

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Blue Stone Consortium

Mental Health Concern is one of the founding members of Blue Stone Consortium (BSC); Brendan Hill, our Chief Executive, is also one of its Board members. BSC is a company and registered charity set up and run by…

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Brendan’s CEO Sleepout

Yesterday night, our CEO, Brendan Hill, took part in the Newcastle CEO Sleepout alongside over 70 other CEOs and business leaders from across the region, raising funds and awareness about homelessness in Tyneside. Brendan raised over £1,200,…

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Time for a workforce revolution?

The third sector and its statutory colleagues share the same goal of aspiring to provide high-quality health and care services, at a time when demographics and finances alone provide significant challenge. There are a number of key agendas that…

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Merry Christmas!

We would like to wish you all a very merry Christmas from everybody at Concern Group! We hope you have a very peaceful 2016. If the festive period feels a little daunting, please download our helpful Christmas Help Guide (6MB,…

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CEO Sleepout

From Brendan, Chief Executive: On 3 March 2016,  I am taking part in the Newcastle CEO Sleepout at St. James’ Park football ground, where I will be joining 46 other CEOs…

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Deciding Together

Today our Chief Executive, Brendan Hill, sat on the panel at the launch of Deciding Together, which is a public consultation held by Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and seeks the views of local people on the different…

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A challenge shared…

Our Chief Executive, Brendan Hill, has published a blog post on the VCSE (Voluntary Community and Enterprise) Review about the challenges shared by commissioners and the VCSE sector and suggesting ways that commissioning can be more supportive…

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