Looking after your mind is as important as looking after your body. It’s important that you get support if you’re feeling stressed, anxious, depressed or lonely. Sometimes it could be a case of just reaching out to someone you know and having a chat. We know that this doesn’t always work for everyone, so if you do feel like you need help, remember there are services here to help you.
Mental health support in Leeds for adults
For general advice and support you can call the West Yorkshire 24 hour support line 0800 183 0558.
If you are in distress and need to talk to someone,you can call either the West Yorkshire 24 hour support line on 0800 183 0558. Or call the Connect helpline on 0808 800 1212 (6pm – 2am 7 days a week).
If you are in a crisis and need urgent help with your mental health, call the 24 hour Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust Single Point of Access (SPA) on 0300 300 1485.
For information, appointments and self-care resources visit leedsmentalwellbeingservice.co.uk.
Visit www.mindwell-leeds.org.uk for information about services and self-help resources.
Support for children and young people across Leeds to help with their mental wellbeing
Kooth – free online counselling for 10-18 year olds at kooth.com
MindMate Single Point of Access – support with emotional wellbeing and mental health for children and young people. Self-referral: young people 13-17 and parents/carers of 5-17 year olds, 0300 555 0324.
Teen Connect – phone/text support for 11-18 year olds from Monday-Friday 3.30pm-2am, Saturday and Sunday 6pm-2am. Phone 0808 800 1212, Text 0771 566 1559.
Safe Zone – crisis support for 11-17 year olds, Monday, Thursday, Sunday 6-9pm. Phone 0113 819 8189.
The Market Place – phone support for 11-25 year olds. Same day appointments every day 11.30am-5.30pm. Call 0113 246 1659. Next day appointments book online themarketplaceleeds.org.uk/phonesupport.
Visit www.mindmate.org.uk for more information and services for children and young people.
Leeds Adult Social Care
The number to ring during core office hours is 0113 222 4401. The Emergency Duty Team can be contacted on 0113 378 0644, Monday-Thursday 5pm-8am and Friday-Monday 4.30pm-8am.
Carers Leeds (support for carers aged 18 and over)
Carers Leeds continues to offer support, advice and information for unpaid carers in Leeds offering one-to-one support by telephone, email and video calls. Contact the Carers Advice Line on 0113 380 4300, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.carersleeds.org.uk
Voluntary and community health and care services are still here for you.
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