Useful Contacts

Helpful Organisations to Support Mental Health


I am in a crisis and need support:

  • 24/7 Local NHS Mental Health Helpline (freephone): 0800 183 0558
  • 24/7 open access to local mental health services: 01924 316830
  • The Samaritans offer emotional support 24 hours a day – in full confidence:
    Call: 116 123 – it’s FREE Or email
  • SANEline is an out-of-hours telephone helpline service offering practical information, crisis care and emotional support to anybody affected by mental health problems.  Available between 4.30pm – 10.30pm each evening, every day of the year0300 304 7000


More sources of help:

Safespace (for residents in Calderdale):

Offers emotional support for people in distress during evenings and weekends from 6.30 – 10.30pm. The last call taken will be at 10pm. (For residents in Calderdale only)

​Call 01422 345154    Text 07388 990227




Message us on Facebook @safespaceCalderdale


Well Bean Café (for residents in Kirklees):

Is a Crisis Café that supports anyone in a crisis – it provides a safe place for people in crisis to go and to prevent avoidable attendances at A&E.

The Well-bean cafe has been set up by Touchstone and the Basement Recovery Project, a Huddersfield social enterprise. It is funded by NHS Greater Huddersfield Clinical Commissioning Group and NHS North Kirklees Clinical Commissioning Group. We offer a 7-day service to anyone in crisis living in the Kirklees area. We have cafes in Huddersfield and Dewsbury town centre.

Anyone wishing to attend the cafes can self-refer or ask a professional health or social care worker to refer them. The phone lines for referrals open from 6pm at both cafes.

Huddersfield cafe – call 07741 900395 Friday-Monday;  call 07867 028755 Tuesday-Thursday

Dewsbury cafe – call 07867 028755

Website: Wellbean-cafe/well-bean-hope-in-a-crisis-cafe-kirklees


Help for children and young people:

  • Night OWLS is a FREE confidential support line for children and young people in crisis in West Yorkshire, providing help for them, their parents and carers. Open 8pm – 8am every day.
    Call: 0800 1488 244, or text 07984 392700 or chat on
  • Calderdale NHS mental health service for children and young people (CAMHS):  01422 300001
  • Kirklees NHS mental health service for children and young people (CAMHS):  0300 304 5555



Other help and support:


Talking therapies from IAPT:

IAPT can help by gaining a new understanding of your difficulties and develop new ways of coping. It can also help you to make changes in your life and address current problems.

Some therapy is offered over the phone, which can include weekends or evenings.

Calderdale includes support for anxiety, depression

Kirklees – includes support for anxiety, depression and managing long-term health conditions


Wellness service for Kirklees:

We support adults 18 years+ on a one to one basis to develop personally tailored health and wellbeing goals. All of our services are free of charge.


Bereavement service:

Call the FREE helpline: 0808 1963833 (8am-8pm, 7 days a week)
Chat online: (for residents of West Yorkshire and Harrogate)

Bereaved by suicide:

Suicide Bereavement Service – (

0113 3055800 (for residents of West Yorkshire and Harrogate)

Suicide prevention resources for West Yorkshire:


For advice from the NHS and a list of national charities that can help with your mental health & wellbeing: