Who we are

Mental Health North East is now closed.

It was a charity that working to improve and protect mental health services in the region.  This is a selection of our past activities, now ceased.

Campaigns – gives its members, including service user and carer groups, a voice and to influence policy on a local, regional and national level.

Publishes - monthly bulletins - up to date news, information, events, training, jobs, funding and tendering opportunities.

Organises - themed events on a regional and local basis.

Project Management - MHNE initiates, develops and manages projects such as Warm Minds and the Young People's Project.

Provides - continuity since demise of regional forums, e.g. employment & suicide prevention.

Promotes - changes in service delivery, changing the way that current services are delivered.

Offers - swift and efficient access to our members groups – wide range of interests.

Liaises - working together with local, regional and national service user and carer organisations.

Facilitates - bidding consortia as coordinated groups or around specific concerns.

Partnerships - working with NHS, local authorities and member groups to develop coordinated approaches to common concerns e.g. suicide prevention.

Grassroots - approach to service delivery e.g. development of peer mentoring support service.

Researches, develops and innovates - strong track record and regional and nationally recognised research work e.g. Personalisation.

Disseminates - good practice to member organisations and strategic partners.

Co-ordinates - strategic approaches to public health agenda.

MHNE offers expertise and support to a wide range of organisations involved in mental health in the North of England. It promotes better joint working and innovation. Our close relationship with member organisations allows MHNE to undertake consultation exercises quickly and efficiently.

View MHNE's Added Value Statement