There are a lot of services available to support people with mental health issues.
All our doctors are trained to help people suffering from mental health problems. Making an appointment is a good place to start if you are looking for help.
There are also lots of other services locally that are there to support you, many of whom you can refer yourself to.
Services for adults
- If you are aged 17 or older then a good place to start is the Mindwellwebsite. It is designed to help you understand the common problems that people face and the range of services here to help. It also offers help to those who are worried about others.
- You might have heard your GP or friend talk about IAPT. This is a range of services that we commonly refer our patients to when they have problems with mental health. Here is a list of what IAPT offer, you can also refer yourself to this service from their website.
Services for children
If you are aged 16 or under, then a good place to start is the MindMate website.
MindMate is specifically aimed at young people and can help you understand the way you are feeling and find the right advice and support. It also offers advice for parents.
If we are open, then please call now to book an urgent same day appointment with one of our doctors.
If we are not open, or you would prefer to get help elsewhere, then please click one of the links below:
Services for mental health and suicide prevention: • Connect Helpline offers emotional support to people in Leeds every night 6pm-2am, 0808 800 1212 (free phone). • Dial House is a place of sanctuary for people (16+) in crisis offering emotional and practical support. It is currently open for telephone and Skype/ Zoom crisis support only, Friday–Monday and Wednesdays, 6pm–2am, 0113 260 9328. • Samaritans provides space to talk, 116 123 (free phone, open 24 hours every day). • The West Yorkshire support line is available for general support or advice about mental health, 0800 183 0558 (Freephone open 24 hours every day). • Leeds Suicide Bereavement Service provides support to anyone bereaved or affected by suicide, 0113 305 5800. • The Leeds Crisis Cards have information about local support services to help people who are feeling low and distressed: https://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/CrisisCard.pdf • MindWell has launched a Coronavirus Mental Health Information Hub which brings together information about mental health and Covid-19 for people in Leeds, including updated information on crisis support. It also has a section specifically aimed at pregnant women and new parents. www.mindwell-leeds.org.uk/coronavirus-hub