Exciting Job Opportunity for Volunteer Co-ordinators in Northumberland

MHM are involved in an exciting new sports project in Northumberland, and are looking for two Volunteer Co-ordinators to help us run it! Being Active Matters is an innovative and inspiring three-year project being led by Mental Health Matters and Active Northumberland, and key to its success will be developing a volunteer workforce to link the healthcare …

TMN Achieves Bronze Better Health at Work Award

Last year, Talking Matters Northumberland signed up to take part in the Better Health at Work Awards and they’re delighted to say that they’ve just achieved the Bronze level award! The BHWA is a free scheme open to all employers in the North East and Cumbria, and recognises the efforts employers make in promoting health and wellbeing …

MHM Receives Fantastic ‘Investors In People’ Report

In October, we were assessed by Investors in People, and are thrilled to have achieved the “developed” level of the Investors in People standard following several days of thorough assessment. MHM were originally recognised as an Investor in People in 2000, and we have since used the feedback from these assessments to drive continuous improvement …

MHM Highly Commended at PPiMH Awards!

Last week, staff from MHM headed down to Blackpool to represent our services at the annual Positive Practice in Mental Health (PPiMH) Awards on the 12th of October. Excitement was in the air, as we were nominated in two award categories! PPiMH is a user-led multi agency collaborative of seventy-five organisations, including NHS Trusts, CCGs, charities …

World Mental Health Day Successes

During the week of World Mental Health Day (10th October), many of MHM’s services ran and took part in some fantastic events to raise people’s awareness of how they could look after their mental health and what services were available in their local area to support them. Read more about how they got on below… “On World Mental Health …

World Mental Health Day 2017: What’s On

This year’s World Mental Health Day (10th of October) is not far away, and our services are gearing up for events to mark the day and raise awareness of the support we can offer people. Read on for details of some of the exciting events we’re taking part in! On Friday the 6thof October, staff from our services in North Tyneside will be at …

MHM Service User Wins Award!

We are proud to report that Mark Teasdale, a client of MHM’s Breathing Space service (run with Orbit Housing Association), was nominated for an award in May 2017 for his hard work and determination in his personal recovery journey, and received his award at a ceremony in August. The award ceremony is held each year and is in memory of the late …

MHM Provides New Support Services for Derwentside Residents

Karbon Homes has partnered with MHM to extend its mental health service to residents living in the Derwentside area. The service, which will be delivered in partnership with Mental Health Matters thanks to funding from Travis Perkins Managed Services, will assist Karbon residents affected by mental health issues to secure employment and manage their …