Mental Health Space


This space 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.
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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 available if you're not sure how you are feeling. To access the quiz please CLICK HERE. 


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


Feeling overwhelmed and want a method to calm yourself down?

Resources from Mind are available by CLICKING HERE, including a step by step guide for getting through the next few hours.


Videos & other resources

Take a break:




Breathing:



CLICK HERE for ideas on how to help yourself cope from Mind.

The NHS offers helpful guides covering useful topics: 
ABC guide to resilience
Personal resilience
Creating a 10 minute pause space


Workplace Mental Health

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. CLICK here to access.


Audio Guides

The NHS has audioguides online that are free to access. These include low mood and depression audio guides, anxiety control training and overcoming sleep problems. CLICK HERE to access.

NHS recommended mental health app - CLICK HERE for information.


Practicing Mindfulness

Mindfulness is described as the "quality fo being present" and is a tool used by many to focus the mind on the present moment in times of stress so as to be less reactive when faced with difficult situations.

The organisation Headspace offers a mini meditation CLICK HERE to access. They also offer other videos to relax such as a "Guided meditation in a Himalayan Forest"


Our Services

If you'd like to try other support services Yorkshire's Brain Tumour Charity has to offer, such as hypnotherapy or sleep hypnotherapy at home please CLICK HERE.

We also have a video about managing anxiety:




To find out more about our counselling support please CLICK HERE or call us on 0113 340 0111 or email us to support@yorksbtc.org.uk
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