Mental health

Find out how to get support for your mental health.

Get support without seeing a GP

You may get help sooner if you use the services below. You do not need to see a GP first.

South Tyneside Lifecycle Primary Care Mental Health Service

South Tyneside Lifecycle Primary Care Mental Health Service offer a free and confidential NHS service for people aged 16 and over who are registered with a GP in South Tyneside. We provide a range of psychological therapies to help you feel better if you’re feeling anxious, depressed, stressed or worried.

This service is free of charge for all our NHS registered patients.

Monday-Thursday 09:00-20:30 Fri – Saturday 09:00-17:00 (excludes bank holidays)

Phone: 0191 283 2937

If you need urgent help:

NHS urgent mental health helplines are for people of all ages. You can:

  • get 24-hour advice and support – for you or someone else
  • speak to a mental health professional
  • get advice on the best way to get help
Find a local NHS urgent mental health helpline

Request an appointment at the surgery

If the services above are not suitable, you can request an appointment at the surgery.