Self-Referral Services & Self Help information

Self-Referral Services

You can now self-refer to following services by clicking the links or calling the numbers below.

Anxiety, Depression, Stress and other mental health concerns

If you are in crisis, please contact the TEWV Crisis Team on 0800 0516 171.

For life changing support and services to those struggling with depressions, stress, anxiety and other mental and emotional issues, you can self-refer to the following service by visiting Impact on Teesside or calling 01642 573 924.

For safe, free and anonymous online mental health service available for adults. Access to personalised support and self-help tools along with a team of counsellors available 365 days a year visit Qwell

Contraception and sexual health

For free and confidential sexual health services in Teesside including information and advice on all types of contraception and STI testing and treatment visit

Teesside Sexual Health Service or call 0300 330 1122.

Are you a Carer?

If you are please let us know, we may be able to help you.

There is a wealth of information on NHS UK about carers and caring.

Contact Carers Direct

Telephone: 0808 802 0202

Self Help information/videos

Pain management

Patient Decision support tool for joint replacement:

We hope the information given within this aid will help you better understand the risks and benefits of joint replacement surgery. This decision aid has been designed using the National Joint Registry (NJR) to help you understand your own risks from surgery using information from people like you.

Back pain exercises:

These exercises are helpful for problems and pain affecting the back.

Exercises for the back | Versus Arthritis

Knee pain exercises:

Knee pain exercise sheet. (

Hip pain exercises:

Hip pain | Causes, exercises, treatments | Versus Arthritis

Shoulder Pain Exercise:

Shoulder pain | Causes, symptoms, treatments (

Frozen Shoulder – British Elbow & Shoulder Society (

Neck Pain Exercise

Exercises for the neck | Versus Arthritis

Healthy Eating and Weight Management

Healthy Eating - | The Latest Nutrition Related Topics

Low Carb Diet - Freshwell app - Freshwell Low Carb Project (

Fasting - Fasting For Survival Lecture by Dr Pradip Jamnadas - YouTube

5:2 diet - The 5:2 Diet: What Is It and Does It Work?

NHS Choices - Lose weight - Better Health - NHS (


Stop Smoking - Find Your Local Stop Smoking Service (LSSS) - Better Health - NHS (


balance menopause- Homepage

Menopause Matters, menopausal symptoms, remedies, advice


Bowel and bladder problems: - ERIC - The Childrens Bowel & Bladder Charity

Migraine - Migraine in children and adolescents - National Migraine Centre