British Sign Language (BSL)

A range of information available as BSL videos

Covid-19 Government daily update 

About the Trust


Self Help Guides


Alcohol and You



Controlling Anger

Depression and Low Mood

Depression and Low Mood a guide for partners

Domestic Violence

Eating Disorders

Food for Thought

Health Anxiety

Hearing Voices and Disturbing Beliefs

Obsessions and Compulsions


Post Traumatic Stress

Postnatal Depression

Self Harm

Sleep Problems

Post Traumatic Stress

Depression and Low Mood



Autism and Asperger’s syndrome

Coping with stress – information for young people

Good parenting

North East Mental Health and Deafness Service

Mental Health and Deafness Service – BSL patient information

Mental Health and Growing Up – When bad things happen

NHS 111 – BSL

the NHS website – Depression and low mood

the NHS website – Stroke

the NHS website – Tinnitus 

Royal of College of Psychiatrists  – Good Parenting

Worries and anxieties: helping children to cope

All about me – Deaf Recovery Package


The Deaf charity Signhealth

Macmillan Cancer Support BSL videos

Citizens Advice – benefits advice in BSL

Mental Health Act

Section 2

Section 3 Supervised Community Treatment

Section 3 Admission To Hospital

Section 5(2) 

Section 5(4)

Section 7

Section 37 with restrictions

Section 37 without restrictions

Section 48

Section 48 unsentenced prisoner

Section 58A ECT

Changing nearest relative

Code of practice

Getting help from a mental health advocate

How do I complain?

Help from an independent mental health advocate

Further info and help