Depression and anxiety are by far the most common forms of mental distress in the UK causing substantial disability and distress.
Please see below a number of links to other websites which you may find useful or of interest.
Mental Health Matters (www.mentalhealthmatters.com)- A mental health charity offering services and support across the region; information about their local services, organisation, news and resources. Mental Health Matters is one of the partners providing the Talking Changes service.
Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust (www.tewv.nhs.uk) - A mental health and learning disability NHS Trust. The trust is one of the partners providing the Talking Changes service.
County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust (www.cddft.nhs.uk) -Health trust running the merged north and south Durham organisations. Details of news, feedback and contact information for the eight hospitals. The trust is one of the partners providing Talking Changes.
www.nhs.uk - Information from the National Health Service on conditions, treatments, local services and healthy living. See below links to useful areas on the NHS Choices website:
No Panic (www.nopanic.org.uk) - No Panic is a charity whose aims are to aid the relief and rehabiliation of people suffering fro panic, phobias, OCD or other related anxiety disorders, and to support sufferers, their families and/or carers.
Anxiety UK (www.anxietyuk.org.uk) - Website for Anxiety UK, a charity which works to relieve and support those living with anxiety disorders.
Mental Health Foundation (www.mentalhealth.org.uk) - Charity improving the lives of those with mental health problems or learning disabilities.
Mind (www.mind.org.uk) - Mind is the leading mental health charity for England and Wales. Their website provides information to help promote understanding of mental health. Mind publishes information on many topics relating to mental health.
Depression Alliance UK (www.depressionalliance.org) - Help and information about depression, depression symptoms and self help groups. Depression Alliance is a UK charity for people with depression.
Combat Stress (www.combatstress.org.uk) - Combat Stress is the UK's leading military charity specialising in the care of veterans' mental health. They look after men and women who are suffering from a psychological condition related to their Service career.
Department of Health (www.dh.gov.uk) - Website of the Department of Health. The site includes policy, guidance and publications for NHS and social care professionals.