Out of the Blues

Out of the Blues

Out of the Blues is a charity set up by the Northern Centre for Mood Disorders. The objective of the charity is to facilitate and enhance research into Mood Disorders by researchers based in the North of England. Funding to teams of researchers can include individuals with other affiliations. The research can be of any nature as long as it meets the vision and values of the charity.

Funds from the charity will be awarded annually on a competitive basis with external peer review. Out of the Blues will hold an annual meeting, open to the public, at which its accounts will be made available to interested parties.

Making a donation to Out of the Blues...

To make a regular donation by direct debit, please complete this form.

To make a single donation by cheque, please complete this form.

Please return the form(s) to Mrs Elaine Ord, Wolfson Research Centre, Campus for Ageing and Vitality, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5PL.

Alternatively, you can make a donation online, making sure that you select 'Out of the Blues Fund' in the drop down box answering the question 'What would you like your donation to support?'


Out of the Blues Charity Ball - Friday 20th March 2020

Out of the Blues is organising a ball to raise money for the charity. This is to be held at 7pm on Friday 20th March 2020 at the Grand Hotel Gosforth Park.

Tickets for the ball are £50 per person. The price includes a welcome drink, four-course meal, and a live band! The hotel is offering a special rate of £60 per room if you would like stay overnight. Please contact the hotel on 0871 222 1758 to book a room.

View the ball flyer here.

Book your tickets here: https://mood-disorders.co.uk/outoftheblues/donate.html


The Ventoux Challenge

To raise money for Out of the Blues, Professor McAllister-Williams has taken on the challenge of become a “madman of Ventoux”. To find out more, please read The Road to Ventoux blogs. If you would like to get involved in the challenge in anyway, please email outoftheblues@newcastle.ac.uk.


The Fifth NCMD Annual Mood Disorders Meeting

The NCMD is hosting their fifth Annual Mood Disorders Meeting on Friday 22nd May 2020. This event is is aimed at all those who are interested in mood disorders, including psychiatrists (especially consultants, associate specialists, and senior trainees), nurses, and pharmacists. The meeting brings together NCMD research activity and clinical practice to provide clinicians with an update of the CURRENT use and availability of different treatments.

Find out more about the event here.