Where you can go for help

This page is a resource tailored to signpost you to the right mental health support for you. 

It may be helpful to bookmark this page to dip into now and then, as and when you need.

As always, if you need emergency health care dial 999.
Urgent Mental Health Crisis Help

Find your local NHS Urgent Mental Health Helpline by CLICKING HERE.

If you cannot find services local to your area, or you are unsure but need urgent mental health support, you can call Samaritans for free to talk to someone now. The number is 116 123.

Think you might need help but you're not sure?

The NHS has a mood self-assessment quiz to help you sort through your emotions if you're not sure how you are feeling.

If you live in the Leeds area

What's in Leeds for me is a helpful resource for people looking for help in the Leeds area.

CLICK HERE if you are aged 17 or under

CLICK HERE if you are aged 18-25

If you live in the Hull area

CLICK HERE for the NHS Humber Teaching Foundation Mental Health Referral website.

To speak to someone urgently call 01482 301701

Our Services

We're always only a phone call away here at Yorkshire's Brain Tumour Charity. Contact our support line on 0113 511 8111 7 days a week from 9am - 10pm. 

We also offer support group and counselling services - get in touch at support@yorksbtc.org.uk to find out more.

If you'd like to try our other support services, such as hypnotherapy or sleep hypnotherapy at home, 
click here.

Feeling overwhelmed and want a method to calm yourself down?

You can access resources on the Mind website, including a step by step guide for getting through the next few hours.

Other online tools & guides

The NHS offers helpful guides covering useful topics: 
ABC guide to resilience
Personal resilience
Creating a 10 minute pause space
A list of recommended Mental Health apps

The BBC's mental health toolkit Headroom features everyday tips, sounds to relax your mind, strategies to cope and ways to help you look after yourself and your loved ones.

Future Learn course: Young People and Their Mental Health - Mental health problems often develop during the teenage period, with 1 in 5 teenagers dealing with mental health issues. Future Learn have developed a 5 week online course for young people aged 14+ to find out how to recognise, prevent and tackle these problems. It may also be of interest to parents, caregivers, teachers and medical professionals.

Able Futures is a useful signposting website if you feel your work is affected by anxiety. It offers free support to people who are employed in the UK on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions. Topics covered include stress, anxiety, depression, mental wellbeing and sleep.

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