Need help or advice?
Whether you’re concerned about yourself or a loved one, the helplines listed in the NHS Choices link below can offer expert advice.
- Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
- IMPACT on Teesside
- Teesside Samaritans
- Middlebrough and Stockton MIND
- Redcar and Cleveland MIND
- Darlington MIND
Training and research
Mental Capacity Act
The Mental Capacity Act (MCA) is designed to protect and empower people who may lack the mental capacity to make their own decisions about their care and treatment. It applies to people aged 16 and over.
Read more about the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) on the official NHS website.