As well as our local NHS approved mental health services, you can also talk to other organisations and charities, some offering 24/7 support.
Visit the NHS choices website for a full list of helplines offering expert advice.
Looking after someone who has Mental Health difficulties can also be difficult for their carers. Help is available. Talk to someone who understands:
Middlesbrough & Stockton Mind - Caring for someone with a mental health difficulty can bring unique challenges, and we can support you in many different ways to face these challenges.
Hartlepool Carers - Hartlepool Carers exists to improve the quality of lives of Carers throughout Hartlepool and the surrounding villages. They do this by providing bespoke advice, information and support services.
People affected by cancer including their carers are often concerned about financial problems due to reduced income and increased costs such as travelling expenses and extra heating.
A Macmillan benefits adviser can help by working out financially what you may be entitled to. The adviser has specialist knowledge of benefits, tax credits and grants. Find out more
Money worries or caring for someone? Do you know what you are entitled to?
If money worries are getting you down, free and confidential advice/assistance relating to welfare benefits and tax credits are available in GP surgeries.
You can arrange to speak to an advisor at one of several health venues across the region.
Middlesbrough GP Surgery Advice Sessions:
Parkway Surgery Monday am
Newlands Medical Centre Monday pm
Cleveland Health Centre Tuesday am
Oakfield Medical Practice Tuesday pm
Park Surgery Wednesday am
Martonside Medical Centre Thursday am
Coulby Medical Practice Thursday pm
Crossfell Health Centre Friday am
You can contact the daily advice line on 01642 729242 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Redcar and Cleveland GP Surgery Advice Sessions:
Coatham, Redcar 9:30am-12:30pm
Manor House, Normanby 9:30am-12:30pm
Low Grange, Eston 9:30am-12:30pm
Hillside, Skelton 9:30am-12:30pm
Huntcliffe, Saltburn 9:30am-12:30pm
Redcar Primary Care Centre, Redcar 12:30pm-3:30pm
Woodside, Loftus 9:30am-12:30pm
The Garth, Guisborough 1pm-4pm
To book an appointment with an advisor, please telephone 01642 771166 or email email@example.com
You can also contact Citizens Advice who can offer advice on your circumstances.