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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

Childline (Under 18)

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

Visit webpage Call 08001111

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

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

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


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

Visit website


Mind can help you understand your feelings and learn how to cope with them.

Visit webpage

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