Free Mental Health Support in Leeds
Adults from 17 years +
Leeds IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) is a group of mental health care providers from the NHS and third sector, comprising of:
- Leeds Community Health Care NHS Trust
- Community Links
- Northpoint Wellbeing
The organisations work in partnership together to provide assessments and a range of treatments for people with common mental health problems. These may include stress, depression, anxiety, post- traumatic stress and panic. We see adults from the age of 17 upwards.
Once you access the service, you can be seen by a clinician from any one of the partner organisations.
If you are from a BME community, you can access specific services direct from Touchstone by calling 0113 216 3000.
If you are aged between 17 and 21 years, Community Links offer a specific service which can be accessed by calling 0113 200 9188
Click here for more information. https://www.leedscommunityhealthcare.nhs.uk/iapt
Leeds Bereavement Forum
The Leeds Bereavement forum works to develop and improve bereavement services in Leeds by providing up-to-date information, training opportunities, events and conferences.
For more information visit lbforum.org.uk
MindWell is the mental health website for adults in Leeds. The website provides quick and easy access to information about services in the city, self-help tools and techniques to help for what to do in a mental health emergency.
The website also has a section for professionals. This includes:
- Resources for GP's
- Resources for employers
- Resources for practitioners and wellbeing professionals
Click here to find out more www.mindwell-leeds.org.uk
For Children and Young Adults (12-25 years)
Celebrating its 50th birthday this year (June 2019), MindMate is a dedicated mental health and emotional wellbeing website for young people (age 12-25), Parents and Professionals who work with young people. The website has a number of resources and information on where to go for support.
For more information please visit the link below.
Need to Talk?
Call Samaritans (116 123) who provide emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope or at risk if suicide.
Click here to visit their website
The Market Place
For Children and Young Adults (11-25 years)
Offer a range of services including one to one support, counselling, group-work and our drop-in. All of these services are delivered by the Youth Work Service and Counselling Services.
For further information, visit http://www.themarketplaceleeds.org.uk/
Parents and Parents-to-be
Having a baby brings a number of emotions, mostly positive ones, but some new mums and their partners can feel low or anxious and experience problems with their emotional wellbeing.
The MindWell website has a dedication section which shows what support is available for mums and their partners; this includes access to online resources as well as information on where to go for support.
If you’re a young parent or a parent –to-be who is struggling with your emotional wellbeing, there is support available for you to access.
Visit the MindMate website (www.mindmate.org.uk/im-a-parent-or-carer/are-you-a-young-parent-or-a-parent-to-be/) for more information and to see what support is available in Leeds for young parents before and after birth.
OWLS (Overcoming Worry, Loss and Sadness) Bereavement Service
For Children (4 - 11 years)
Owls offers practical and emotional support for primary school aged children and their families who have experienced the death of a loved one.
They have four strands of interventions: direct one-to-one bereavement therapy, family supoort, schools workshops and peer support activity days.
For further information, visit www.janetomlinsonappeal.com
Or call 0113 433 3737 / email firstname.lastname@example.org