Now up and running:
Who can use this service?
Everyone goes through difficult times and
sometimes our problems affect our day to
day lives and we feel that we can’t cope. If
you are in this situation, you are not alone.
Newcastle Talking Therapies is a free and
confidential service commissioned by NHS
North of Tyne and is available to everyone
living in Newcastle aged 16 years and over .
How can we help?
The service offers a range of talking
therapies, advice, information and support.
Talking therapies are effective in helping
people with problems such as depression,
anxiety, stress, anger , fears, bereavement
and relationship difficulties.
These therapies can help you understand
what is happening to you, help you work
through your difficult feelings and develop
strategies for coping better .
What kind of help is available?
The service offers different types of support.
We will work with you to find out what help
is most appropriate for you and what sort of
help you would prefer .
• Self help reading materials about a range
of common psychological difficulties
• Supported help over the telephone,
this can include the use of computerised
programs on the internet
• Educational group sessions about anxiety
• Face to face counselling and therapy in
GP surgeries and other venues in the
strong>How do I make an appointment?
You can contact your family doctor and ask
for a referral to the service or you can
contact us directly by phone or email.
Tel: 0300 555 1115 Fax: 0845 266 6646
Mon to Thurs 8am to 8pm
Fri 8am to 5pm
Sat 8am to 1pm
Head office address:
64 Wingrove Road, Fenham,
Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 9BR