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. If possible, make sure you’re not on your own. Search below for free help – there are different services depending on how old you are.

Please note: all the services on this page are still running during the covid pandemic.


Teen Connect

OPEN: Mon-Fri 3.30pm–2.00am

Sat-Sun 6.00pm–2.00am

AGE: 11-18 years

Teen Connect

Safe Zone - crisis support

  • Face-to-face and telephone support
  • Call 0113 8198189

OPEN: Monday, Thursday and Sundays 5pm – 9pm

AGE: 11-17 years

Safe Zone

Leeds Survivor Led Crisis

OPEN: 6pm – 2am

AGE: 18+

Leeds Survivor Led Crisis

Dial House - a place to go in crisis

  • Offers face-to-face, phone and video support
  • Call 0113 2609328 or text/signal 07922249452 for a referral

OPEN: 6pm – 2am Mon, Weds, Fri, Sat, Sun

AGE: 18+

 

Dial House

Night OWLS

Crisis line available across West Yorkshire for children, young people, and their parents/carers

  • Chat online through the website
  • Call 0300 2003900
  • Text 07984 392700

OPEN: 8pm – 8 am every night

AGE: 0-18 (up to 25 for those with additional needs) plus parents/carers

 

Night OWLS

The Market Place

If you are in crisis you can use our Telephone Support or Face to Face Drop-In. You can also find out more about our FACS (crisis) service please click below to find out more

 

Get more information

Shout

  • Text SHOUT to 85258

OPEN: 24/7

ANY AGE

 

Shout

Thinking about suicide?

OPEN: Weekdays 9am – 10pm, Weekends/ bank holidays 2pm – 10pm

ANY AGE

Papyrus

Well-Bean Hope in a Crisis cafe

  • Call or text 07769173476

OPEN: Every night 6pm – midnight

AGE: 16+

Well Bean Cafe

Samaritans

  • Call 116123

OPEN: 24/7

AGE: 18+

Samaritans

Childline

  • Call 0800 1111

OPEN 24/7

AGE: Under 18 years

Childline

Get support

If you’ve been having suicidal feelings or have been in crisis you can also speak to your GP. You can talk about the thoughts you’ve been having in a safe space and they can help you get the 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.