Mental Health Matters - Pathways Information and Advice Centre
Public phone: 0191 490 0579
Website URL: http://www.mentalhealthmatters.com
Service offered: Advice and information for people with mental health problems, their carers, involved professionals and anyone requiring information on mental health issues. Subjects covered include local services, support groups and helplines, medication (eg side effects), patients' rights, benefits, housing, employment, training and education and sources of help and support for carers. Outreach sessions.
Target group: Mental health service users, their carers, professionals, friends and relatives.
Area served: Gateshead.
How to contact: Drop-in (suspended during coronavirus lockdown) centre Monday only, phone for appointment / advice Wed - Fri (closed Tuesday and weekends)
Monday: 10am - 2pm
Wednesday: 9am - 5pm (Appointments Only)
Thursday: 9am - 5pm (Appointments Only)
Friday: 9am - 5pm (Appointments Only)
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm (though closed Tuesday)
Wheelchair access: Yes - limited
Accessible toilets: No
Access notes: Ramped entrance.
Languages other than English: Access to interpreters.
Charity number: 514829
Year established: 1994
Staffing: 3 part time advice workers + 1 sessional worker.
Record last checked: 19 June 2020