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Support Organisations and Helplines

Support Organisations and Helplines Many organisations offer helplines, text support and online help for mental health and other conditions or circumstances where people may need support. Samaritans Call 116 123Visit samaritans.orgText ‘SHOUT’ to 85258 Tyneside Mind Support Line Call 0191 477 4545 (8 am to 10 pm)Visit Newcastle Crisis Team Call 0191 814 8899 … Continued

Bereavement: Dealing with Grief

Bereavement: Dealing with Grief Grief is the range of emotions we can go through after loss. It’s normal, personal and affects everyone differently. It’s important to remember that there is no right or wrong way to feel after someone you know has died. Some of the most common symptoms can be shock or feeling numb, … Continued

Bereavement: Getting Support

Bereavement: Getting Support Grief is a form of stress, so elements of self-care that help with other types of stress apply here, too. Making sure you eat and drink well and get plenty of rest will help, as well as allowing yourself to express your feelings, whether talking with family or friends or more formal … Continued

Bereavement: Practical Advice

Bereavement: Practical Advice Whether it is expected or not, doing the practical things needed after someone passes away can be stressful as well as upsetting. Hopefully, this checklist for the first days and afterwards is helpful and takes away just a little bit of worry or uncertainty. Some of these stages may be slightly different, … Continued

Managing services for another person in the NHS App

Managing services for another person in the NHS App If you have proxy access to the health records of a family member or someone else you look after, here is how to switch to their profile in the NHS App so you can act on their behalf. Follow the step-by-step instructions or watch the video … Continued