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If you’re in crisis or at breaking point, there are support services you can talk to.Urgent help
MindMate Support Team
Offering early emotional wellbeing support for young people up to 19 years old in education settings across Leeds.Find out more
The Market Place
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Leeds Mental Wellbeing Service
Leeds Mental Wellbeing Service provide mental health support and a range of therapies to help people who are struggling with anxiety and depression.
AGE: 17+Leeds Mental Wellbeing Service
Kooth is an online counselling and emotional well-being platform open to young people in Leeds.
Leeds Young People’s Mediation Service (Gipsil, The Beck)aims to improve the relationship between parent/ carers and their young person. Available to young people aged 10-18 and their families.Find out more
Crisis support. Support is currently offered over the phone
Call 0113 8198189
OPEN: Monday, Thursday and Sundays 6pm – 9pm
AGE: 11-17Safe Zone
The Calm Harm app has been customised for young people in Leeds to help you resist or manage the urge to self-harmCalm Harm
Support in a crisis
Currently offering support over the phone and video calls due to Covid-19
Call 0113 2609328 or text/ signal 07922249452 for a referral
OPEN: 6pm – 2am Mon, Weds, Fri, Sat, Sun
AGE: 16+Find out more
Helplines and other support
Text Chat Health 07520619750 for confidential health advice.
You will receive real time advice between 8.30am – 4.30pm Mon- Fri.Find out more
If you decide to visit your GP, the ‘Doc Ready’ app (and website) can help you prepare for your appointment.
(Privacy info: Doc Ready doesn’t store anything that they or anyone else can link to you. We recommend you read the full privacy info)Doc Ready
Young Minds is committed to improving the wellbeing and mental health of young people. Visit their website for information, advice and support for young people affected by mental health.Visit YoungMinds
Thinking of going private?
This leaflet provides information about how to arrange non-NHS, private assessment, treatment or therapy for yourself, a relative or a friend, if you wish to do this.PDF about private therapy
Drugs and alcohol
Forward Leeds is an alcohol and drug service for young people Leeds. They offer a range of confidential services and are open from 9am-5pm Monday to Friday.Find out more
Well Bean 'hope in a crisis' cafe
A safe space open to all experiencing crisis.
OPEN: Every evening 6pm – 12am. Ring or text 07760173476
AGE: 16+Well bean cafe
Support for young parents
Are you a young parent or soon to be a young parent? If you’re expecting a baby and are struggling with your emotional wellbeing there is support out there.Read more
Our Way Leeds
OWL offers homelessness prevention services, advice, support and housing to young people, aged 16-25, across Leeds.
Can find a safe place to stay in a crisis, with 24/7 support.Find out more