Helen MackayHelen has been Chief Executive of Mental Health Matters since 2011 having held various management positions from joining the organisation in 1987.

Since that time, Mental Health Matters has evolved from being a regional organisation into holding a dedicated and leading role in the provision of innovative mental health and well being support services across the UK. Mental Health Matters is now an ambitious national provider in the health and social care field providing well-being, support and recovery services for people with mental health, physical and complex needs.

Helen holds a commitment to the intervention and prevention of suicide and actively offers support, advice and encouragement to a number of smaller organisations in the North East of England and Northern Ireland.