General information on workplace health and wellbeing

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Mental health and wellbeing

Domestic abuse

  • Women’s Aid - a charity for women experiencing domestic abuse and provides a useful online information pack of the support available locally and across the UK
  • Domestic abuse 24 hour helpline 0808 2000 247
  • Victim Support 0845 30 30 900
  • Northumberland Woman’s Refuge 01670 820199
  • Relate (for any relationship issue) 0191 2329109


  • The Health and Safety Executive have guides for employers on managing alcohol at work called Don’t Mix It, and another on drug use in the workplace, Drug Misuse at Work. 
  • DrugScope - provides reliable information on drugs and their effects.
  • Alcohol Concern - gives help and advice on alcohol related issues and the support available.
  • Escape Drugs support helpline 07702 833944
  • Alcoholics Anonymous 0191 5214400

Carers support

  • Carers UK, Carers and work - gives information to help people who look after someone to juggle work and caring, and make choices about returning to work.