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Blyth Women’s Centre

Blyth Women’s Centre is for the benefit of local women & girls, and our aim is to empower women in our community to help them achieve their full potential. The ‘Blyth Liberty Centre’ will provide local women with a safe space where they can access information, support, advice and education. We aim to have an […]
Anxious Minds Recovery Centre Wallsend


Hi i’m Fiona and i’m the Anxious Minds Recovery Centre Manager. We’re based in The Forum Shopping Centre in Wallsend. We are set up really to support anybody who’s experiencing anxiety, depression, isolation and loneliness. Anyone can self-refer in and when you join us we register you, you become a member and you’ll find that […]
Anxious Minds Recovery Centre – User Review

I suffer from anxiety and depression and a couple of years ago I wasn’t very well and I would have had to wait a very long time for the talking therapies from the National Health which is not their fault because it’s down to funding. So I went online and I found Anxious Minds and […]
Domestic Abuse in the UK and the North East

Two women each week are killed by a current or former partner in England and almost one in three women will experience Domestic Abuse in their lifetime. The North East has the highest recorded rate of domestic abuse with an average of 253 incidents every day! Domestic abuse has increased globally by 20% during the […]
What is Counselling? How can Counselling Help Me?

What is counselling and how can it help me ? We all experience personal challenges or issues in our lives, sometimes we can deal with these times by talking to friends or family or trying to deal with things ourselves. There are times however when issues are too much for us to manage on our […]
Anxious Minds Current & Upcoming Projects Update

Welcome back to Anxious Minds. We’re launching two large projects this year. We’re launching the Veteran Families Crisis Centre and we’re also launching the Women’s Crisis Centre in Blyth in Northumberland. We’re also doing five years of research into addiction and mental health. Coming soon we will have outdoor activities like canoeing, rock climbing, mountain […]
Support for Veterans & their Families

Cheryl Watson is the Veteran Families Support Worker here at Anxious Minds. She is in charge of helping veterans and their family members with not just mental health issues but also financial advice and any other help that is needed. Cheryl and her husband both served in the armed forces so she knows how hard […]
Mental Health & Coming Out Of Lockdown

Randal talks about his mental health experiences by being in lockdown and then readjusting coming out of lockdown.
Unhelpful Thinking Styles

Today I thought I would make a little video all about unhelpful thinking styles because it is important that we recognise these so that we are able to reframe these thoughts and distance and challenge ourselves from these unhelpful thinking styles.
How To Deal With Negative Emotions

How To Deal With Negative Emotions I wanted to talk a little bit about how to deal with negative emotions and negative thoughts and things like that because these have a huge impact on our mental health.
Mindfulness Meditation For Beginners (5 Minutes)

Welcome to this meditation for beginners it’s wonderful that you are here. Meditation is a very important tool to use in our lives to keep us centred and balanced. Meditation is a practice and the best part is you cannot do it wrong. Today we will practice a very simple form of meditation one that […]
Overcoming Mental Health Setbacks

Today we’re going to be discussing mental health setbacks. It’s a new year – you’d like a new start but we have been through that difficult seasonal period where you may have felt alone, abandoned, didn’t have family or friends, maybe self-medicating more. You’ve had some setbacks and we’ve all been there but what we’re […]
6 Common Anxiety Disorders

The 6 Common Anxiety Disorders are .. ► Obsessive Compulsive Disorder This is probably the most well-known anxiety disorder. With OCD, you will have recurring thoughts or images in your head that you find distressing. These can range from a fear of being contaminated to disturbing violent or sexual thoughts. It may also manifest itself […]
What are Anxiety Disorders

So what are Anxiety Disorders? Sometimes anxiety is an expected part of everyday life. However anxiety disorders involve more than just temporary worry and fear so for a person with an anxiety disorder the anxiety does not go away and can get much worse over a period of time. The symptoms can interfere with your […]
The 4 Main Types of Bipolar Disorder

What are the 4 Main Types of Bipolar Disorder ? Bipolar disorder is also known as a manic-depressive illness. It’s a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels and the ability to carry out the usual day to day tasks. There are four basic types of bipolar disorder, all of them […]
What is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

So what is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder ? It’s not only war veterans who experience post traumatic stress disorder. PTSD can effect people who have witnessed a traumatic event from traffic accidents, grief and personal violence including rape. Victims of post traumatic stress disorder can usually suffer from flashbacks and nightmares and also have intrusive […]
What Is Psychotic Depression

So what Is Psychotic Depression? Psychotic depression is another sub-type of major depressive disorder. How it differs from other types of depression is that those with psychotic depression will experience delusions and hallucinations. The delusions and hallucinations will usually reflect the mood of the person. They may believe they have committed a crime or that […]
What Is Melancholic Depression?

So What Is Melancholic Depression? Melancholic depression is a severe form of depression in which the individual will often feel like life appears meaningless. It can be both unipolar or bipolar in how it occurs, however it is typically the type experienced by those with bipolar disorder. Melancholic depression is typically the one that is […]
Am I in an Abusive Relationship?

Am I in an Abusive Relationship? YES or NO Everyone has arguments and everyone disagrees with their partners from time to time, with family members and others close to them and that’s perfectly normal. We all do things at times that we regret and which causes unhappiness to those that we love and care about […]
Transgender Support Podcast – Interview with Amy & Kaz

Transgender Support Podcast I’m Amy and I’m a student currently working on my level three in health and care and also the partner of a trans guy. Hello I’m Kaz and I’ve identified as a trans guy for about three years now. The word transgender is an umbrella term, so this includes binary people such […]
Colour Breathing 3 Minute Meditation

Colour Breathing 3 Minute Meditation Hello and welcome to Anxious Minds. My name is Kelly and today we are going to be talking about a self-help tool – Colour Breathing. First choose a colour relating to how you might be feeling right now then make yourself comfortable, sitting or lying down. Close your eyes and […]
Self Help Tool – The Helicopter View

The Helicopter View Hello and welcome to Anxious Minds. My name is Kelly and today we’re going to be looking at a self-help tool called the ‘Helicopter View’. When something is distressing us we’re so close to it we’re involved with it and part of it, it’s really hard to stand back from what’s happening. […]
7 Steps for Getting Through a Panic Attack

The 7 steps for getting through a Panic Attack.. During a panic attack you can literally feel like you’re about to die. That’s because not only is one of the classic signs of a panic attack a feeling of doom but physical symptoms like shortness of breath, dizziness, nausea and chest pain can be very […]
5 Benefits of Anxiety Counselling

The 5 Benefits of Anxiety Counselling.. Today we’re going to be talking about anxiety therapy and the 5 benefits of anxiety counselling. Anxiety therapy is an option for treating anxiety. Counselling for anxiety can be very beneficial indeed in helping you to overcome worries and replace them with things that you find important and valuable. […]
Emergency Bag or Box – Mental Health First Aid Kit

Emergency Bag or Box – (mental health first aid kit) When we are very distressed, it is difficult to think rationally and to decide how to help ourselves. We can therefore resort to using self destructive behaviours which may help at that moment, but can cause other problems later and in the long-term. It can […]
When Anxiety Keeps you Awake

When Anxiety Keeps you Awake Anxiety keeps people awake at night and very often it’s tied in with your not being able to relax because you’re stressed, so what to do when anxiety keeps you awake. Don’t blame yourself for your anxiety, that’s a key point for you to try and remember if you possibly […]
5 Character Strengths of People Living with Anxiety

The 5 Character Strengths of People Living with Anxiety If you’re living with anxiety chances are you kinda scoff at the idea of anxiety and character strengths. A particularly nasty effect of anxiety is self-doubt and sometimes self-hatred so having any type of anxiety disorder often over a period of time leads people to very […]
Psychological Projection & Low Self Esteem

Is Psychological Projection disguising your own low self-esteem? So psychological projection of your low self-esteem onto others prevents you from addressing your own self-esteem issues and problems. You may engage in psychological projection unconsciously because having low self-esteem can be incredibly painful to the person, so much so that you’ll unconsciously find ways to avoid […]
5 Ways to Cope with Anxiety

5 Ways to Cope with Anxiety! Anxiety can strike in many forms, incessant worry, panic attacks and fear of social situations to name a few and it affects more people than you may realise. Anxiety is actually part of our natural survival instinct. It triggers the fight-or-flight response which makes us feel worked up and […]