Our Awards

We are delighted to have been recognised for supporting veterans and their families as this cause is very close to our hearts at Anxious Minds. We are very proud of the work we do to help those who serve.
Our wonderful Operations Manager and one of the founders of Anxious Minds, Kathleen Redpath, was shortlisted on the regional heat at Forward Ladies, not for profit category. Kathleen is a volunteer who has worked relentlessly, day and night, in order to continue to develop Anxious Minds. Kathleen is utterly dedicated to improving mental health services across the North East and has lots of experience in the charity sector. We are very proud of your achievements and efforts Kathleen.
We are delighted to have been recognised for supporting veterans and their families as this cause is very close to our hearts at Anxious Minds. We are very proud of the work we do to help those who serve.
Edward Dean Chief Executive Officer, Anxious Minds receiving his Silver Commendation Award for his work in North Tyneside in support of Mental Health. Edward started the charity Anxious Minds on his War Pension because the was a lack of professional help available after being on the NHS waiting list for over a year for counselling when he got ill after leaving the Armed Forces, after 22 years service. Edward has worked as a Volunteer for the last three years.
Anxious Minds has won major international awards at the ACQ5 Global Awards 2018. The ACQ5 Global Awards 2018 highlight prominent businesses around the globe that have had a great level of impact on their industry and demonstrate leadership in innovation. The awards celebrate the services, industries and organisations that serve the global market landscape. Anxious Minds is honoured to have won this major awards in this year’s ACQ5 Global Awards program. These awards are a testament to the atmosphere of disruptive innovation that lives within Anxious Minds, led by our founder, Edward Dean, CEO, he has worked to better shape the ways people in the North East can access Mental Health Support. His transformative leadership and the impact of the work of the charity has greatly improved accesses to Mental Well-being support in a positive way. About the ACQ5 Global Awards 2017: The ACQ5 Global Awards 2017 Program has been celebrating achievement, brilliance, and innovation in their annual awards program with a rigorous evaluation process based on the ACQ Annual Award Framework (AAA Framework). For more information, please visit https://awards.acq5.com/1/.
Our 2018 Global Excellence recipients are handpicked by AI magazine based on the comprehensive analysis and research undertaken by the wider group. This proven approach ensures that we select our candidates purely on merit – not popularity – and recognise the very best in business. Whether you run a single office firm or a multinational corporation, we reward those that are succeeding in their endeavours, innovating, growing, and improving.
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Eddie Dean, from Newcastle, used his army pension to fund his charity ‘Anxious Minds’ and help other veterans struggling with mental health issues. In a personal letter to Eddie, Prime Minister Theresa May said: “You have shown remarkable dedication in ensuring veterans can access mental health support with your charity ‘Anxious Minds’. You know from first-hand experience what a difference this help can make and now, thanks to your hard work, veterans living in the North East can also benefit from this same support. I want to thank you for your inspiring commitment to supporting men and women, like yourself, who have risked their lives to serve our country.” Mary Glindon, Eddie’s local MP for North Tyneside, said: “I would like to congratulate Eddie on receiving the Points of Light Award. He is truly a worthy recipient of this award as someone, who has faced up to his own mental health issues and put the help he received to good use, in turn, to helping others. He is a credit to himself, to those he supports through his charity and to the whole of North Tyneside.” Eddie said: “I am honoured to receive this award on behalf of myself and the team of volunteers here at ‘Anxious Minds’. We work very hard at ‘Anxious Minds’ to improve the mental health services here in the North East and feel humbled to have this recognised by the Prime Minister. On behalf of myself and the team, we thank you.”
Anxious Minds is delighted to receive the HealthWatch Star Award in recognition of the hard work of our team of volunteers. Anxious Minds is the highest rated mental health service in North Tyneside on HealthWatch.
Congratulations to Eddie our Chief Officer who was nominated as a volunteer of the year 2018, he has made an outstanding contribution to the community North of the Tyne and is dedicated on improving mental health services across the North East
Cabinet Member for the Community and Voluntary Sector Covid-19
Dear Eddie I do hope both you and your family are keeping safe during this unprecedented crisis brought about by the global Covid-19 pandemic. I have been so impressed to hear about the fantastic support you have offered to North Tyneside Residents during the Covid 19 lockdown. This has been a really challenging time and I really wanted to say thank you to you and everyone working with your organisation for the way you have responded. I am very proud to be the Cabinet Member with responsibility for the Community and Voluntary Sector and want to pass on my thanks to everyone involved. Please stay safe, With best wishes CAROLE A BURDIS
Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Tyne and Wear Covid -19
To Eddie and all the team at Anxious Minds. I want to express my deepest gratitude for the incredible support and service you have given during the COVID-19 crisis.My Whole hearted thanks for all you have contributed. Mrs Susan M. Winfield Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Tyne and Wear