Useful Numbers

Samaritans - 08457 90 90 90

Confidential and non-judgmental emotional support whenever you need someone to talk to, 24/7 helpline.

Saneline - 0845 767 8000

An out-of-hours telephone helpline offering practical information, crisis care and emotional support to anybody affected by mental health issues.

Connect Helpline - 0808 800 1212

For anyone who is in a crisis, feeling anxious, lonely, angry or depressed, or just needs someone to talk to. Callers are offered non-judgmental and empathic support and information about other services. 6-10pm every night of the year.

Dial House (Leeds) - 0113 260 9328

Dial House is a safe place in times of crisis. If you are feeling desperate or need someone to talk to then Dial House is a safe place to visit when you feel you cannot cope - a sanctuary at a time of mental distress. Visitors can use the house as time out from a difficult situation or a home environment where they may feel unsafe or that may exacerbate their difficulties,

Learning Disability Helpline - 0808 808 1111

This helpline provides information and advice on learning disability issues to callers including people with learning disabilities, their families and carers, and professionals working in the field.

NHS - 111

Individuals can now call 111 when medical help is needed urgently, but its not a 999 emergency. You will be assessed, given advice and directed straightaway to the local service that can help you best. Available 24/7.

You can also ask for help on 111 Online

Helpful Organisations

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Leeds Mind 

Leeds Mind promotes positive mental health and wellbeing, and provides help and support to those who need it.

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Mindwell Leeds 

MindWell is the mental health website for adults in Leeds. It’s funded by NHS Leeds CCG to bring together information from the NHS, Leeds City Council and the third sector into one ‘go to’ place.

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Leeds Mental Wellbeing Service 

Leeds Mental Wellbeing Service provide support and psychological therapies for common mental health problems, such as anxiety and depression, which one in four of us will experience in our lives.

They offer a range of evidenced based psychological interventions, including group based and 1:1 therapies, classes, one-off sessions and online support options. 

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Every Mind Matters

Every Mind Matters is an NHS campaign which aims to help people take simple steps to look after their mental health, improve their mental wellbeing and support others.

The website includes all sorts of resources, including information about how to get help in a crisis, wellbeing tips, and creating your own 'mind plan' to help stay mentally healthy. 

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