Newcastle Psychological Services

Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Frequently Asked Questions

Newcastle Psychological Services aim to help residents of Newcastle who may be experiencing mental health difficulties. We have a diverse and friendly team consisting of Clinical Psychologists, Counsellors and Primary Care Mental Health Practitioners.

What kind of help can I access through this website?

Who can use these services?

Where do the classes/groups take place?

Where can I do the online CBT course (Beating the Blues and Fear Fighter)?

Who will know that I am using the service?

What sort of difficulties can the service help with?

What happens in the classes?

How can I find out more?

How can I access the service?

What happens when I refer myself?

Will I have to pay?

How do I access one to one support?

What happens to my information?

If you would like to make a comment/complaint to the NUTH NHS trust please click here for more information

Refer Yourself

(Please note: When referring through our website, a member of our team will try to contact you within a few working days to have a chat about your options. Our number will appear as either withheld or unknown).

We have now made it easier for you to access our services. If you have a NEWCASTLE GP or you work for Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals (NUTH) NHS Trust, you can self-refer for one of our free, online CBT courses for either low mood or anxiety and phobias. Please call the Primary Care Mental Health service on 0191 282 6643 for a chat with one of our team.

You can also self-refer for any of Newcastle Talking Therapies (NTT) classes or groups by calling thier service on 0300 555 1115 (local rate).

Please note: to enrol on one of NTTs classes or groups, you do need to be registered with a GP surgery in Newcastle.

 If you feel that you are in need of urgent help please make an appointment with your GP, or contact NHS Choices or The Samaritans.

 Please note there are important changes to how we use your data within the service.  To find out more, please click here.

Useful Links

We have updated our ‘partners’ section. This now includes links to other good websites related to mental health. Click HERE to find out more 

The featured links:

www.thecalmzone.net/get-help - The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) have annnounced the launch of a free web-chat service offering support, information and signposting to men who are depressed or in crisis. 

The service is open every day between 6pm -9pm, users within the UK will be able to chat anonymously and confidentially to trained helpline staff.

http://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/publications/how-to-stress/ - The Mental Health Foundation published a freely available, pocket-guide to stress back in 2013.  The useful guide contains information and advice on how to define, tackle and beat your stress. Why not give it a read?

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