Alcohol and cancer

Alcohol and cancer

Only 1 in 3 North East adults are aware that alcohol can cause cancer. But alarming figures reveal that four out 10 people (around 855,000 people) are drinking enough to significantly raise their risks . The figures come as Balance and the NHS launch a major campaign in the North East and North C...
Patient Data Opt-Out

Patient Data Opt-Out

You can choose to stop your confidential patient information being used for research and planning. Your confidential patient information will still be used for your individual care. Further information from NHS Digital can be found here. NHS Digital – Opting-out of sharing your confidential pat...
Veterans: NHS mental health services

Veterans: NHS mental health services

Mental health problems are common and can affect anyone, including veterans and their families. Although it’s completely normal to experience anxiety or depression after traumatic events, this can be tough to deal with. Symptoms or problems coping can happen at any time, including a few years aft...
Did you know its Children’s Mental Health Week

Did you know its Children’s Mental Health Week

Advice for parents, guardians and carers on how to support a child or young person if you’re concerned about their mental health. Many parents, guardians and carers are concerned about how their children, whatever their age, are feeling at the moment. We are now in our third national lockdown a...