The trust holds regular public engagement events and meetings in each of its constituency locations. These events/meetings provide an opportunity to members of the public to meet with their governor representatives and also staff from the trust. It is an opportunity for you to:

  • Find out what the trust is involved with in your local area
  • Ask questions about the services the trust provides
  • Find out about any new developments or plans for the area
  • Network with governors and other members of the trust
  • Put forward your views on any current consultations

If you wish to attend, please contact the Trust Secretary’s Department on 01325 552314 or email

Annual General and Members Meeting 2018 

The Trust's Annual General Meeting / Annual Members Meeting was held on Wednesday 18 July at Middlesbrough Football Club. This year our focus was mental health in the workplace. More information about the day can be found on our AGM page.

Information Showcase for County Durham and Darlington

On 27 June 2018 we showcased a range of services and support available within County Durham and Darlington from the Trust and voluntary sector. Attendees also had the opportunity to take part in a workshop to discuss plans around the Crisis and Recovery House provision.

Transforming mental health services in Hambleton and Richmondshire

Following the public consultation in 2017 on the provision of community services in Hambleton and Richmondshire, information events were held throughout April and May 2018.

10 October 2017 - World Mental Health Day - Strictly Mental Health 2

Strictly Mental Health 2 celebrated World Mental Health Day in the Borough of Hartlepool.  Lots of organisations, including the Trust, came together to create awareness of mental health.  There was an the opportunity to take part in social dancing, visit information stands or listen to a choir  

10 October 2017 - Scarborough and Ryedale - Information Showcase

The trust, governors, service users and carers and local organisations came together to host an information showcase day on World Mental Health Day - Turning of the Tide Festival on 10 October 2017 .  The event was held at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough with 22 information standards and two separate workshops available to attendees. 

This is a public meeting and anyone is welcome.  Free refreshments and a tombola will also be available to all attendees - Event flyer

12 and 13 September 2017 - Exchange Events York and Selby

Exchange Events were held to give people an opportunity to share their views and find out information about future development of mental health and learning disability services in the Vale of York - For more information

19 September 2017 - Information Showcase for County Durham


The trust hosted an information showcase on Thursday 19 September 2017 at Consett Methodist Church, Station Road, Consett DH8 6GE.  Members of the public came along to find out about advice, support and treatment in the area for mental health and learning disability. A workshop was also held on a Positive Approach to Care 'Seeing it from the Other Side' which helped people to understand the perspective of a person living with Dementia - Event flyer


10 October 2016 (World Mental Health Day)

Mental health and learning disabilities information showcase

Hambleton and Richmondshire

One in four people will experience mental ill health in their lifetime.  Attendees found out about the services available locally supporting individuals who are living with mental ill health or a learning disability.



3 November 2016 

Mental health and learning disabilities information showcase

County Durham and Darlington

One in four people will experience mental ill health in their lifetime.  In partnership with Healthwatch County Durham and Healthwatch Darlington, an information event was held at St. Augustine's Parish Centre in Darlington which showcased the mental health and learning disabilities services available in the area.




Information on previous public events and meetings