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Urgent help

If you’ve seriously injured yourself or taken an overdose call 999 or get immediate medical treatment from A&E. If you are feeling suicidal or in a crisis and feel like you can’t cope, speak to somebody straight away. Search below for help – there are different services depending on how old you are.

Teen Connect (13-18 years)

For young people in Leeds who are in crisis Open 6 p.m. – 2 a.m. every night of the year Call, go online for support or send a text 0771 5661559 

Visit Teen Connect Call 0808 800 1212

Crisis Messenger Service

If you are a young person experiencing a mental health crisis, you can text the YoungMinds Crisis Messenger for free, 24/7 support.

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Connect Helpline (18+)

For people in Leeds who are in crisis. Open 6 p.m. – 2 a.m. every night of the year.

Find out more Call 0808 800 1212


A free 24/7 text messaging service for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help.

Text 85258


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Childline (Under 18)

To talk about anything –  call anytime or get in touch on line where you can chat confidentially.

Visit webpage Call 08001111

Samaritans (18+)

If you’re in crisis and need someone to talk to. Call anytime.

Visit webpage Call 116123

Get support

If you’ve been having suicidal feelings or have been in crisis you can also speak to your GP. They can talk about the thoughts you’re having and make sure you get the help and support you need. You can get ongoing support in Leeds to talk through your difficult feelings – find out more about ‘What’s in Leeds for me?’ You may feel totally alone and like there’s no hope. No matter how bad things get and how strong those feelings might be, with the right support you’ll be able to overcome these overwhelming feelings.

Things you might find useful


Help and advice for people thinking about suicide and people who are worried about someone else. Including HOPELINE UK 08000684141

Visit website Call 0800 0684141

The Market Place (13-25 years)

You don’t need an appointment to use the drop in service service – a safe space to talk about how you are feeling.

Find out drop in times

Well-bean cafe (16+)

A safe space open to all experiencing crisis. Open Sat, Sun and Mon evenings. 6pm – 12am. Lincoln Green Community Centre, 29 Cromwell Mount, LS9 7JB. Ring or text 07760173476 on the day you’d like to visit.

Call 07760173476


CALM are here to provide help and support and prevent suicide for men.

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