This list of services may be able to support you if you are struggling with your mental health;
*please note that these services may be operating in different ways during the Corina Virus Crisis, up to date information is available on the organisations websites
Are you experiencing low mood, stress or anxiety? Feel like you’ve had enough? Feeling Suicidal?
Your first port of call for severe symptoms is your GP, make an appointment today.
Don’t be afraid to ask for help!
South West Yorkshire Partnership
Problems like mild depression, anxiety, stress, panicking, nervousness, isolation and loss of sleep make it difficult for us to cope with life’s daily demands.
You do not need to try and cope on your own. If you live in Kirklees and are over the age of 17, the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) can help.
Self-referral – www.kirkleesiapt.co.uk 01484 343700
Kirklees offers courses to help learners be well and stay well. Open to all – simply enrol or for more info visit:
www.kirkleesrecoverycollege.co.uk 01924 481060
Mental health support is available in a safe and confidential space, out of hours of frontline services.
Providing one to one support, in a relaxed social space.
Huddersfield Café is open Saturday, Sunday & Monday (8pm until midnight)
The Basement Project, 3A Union Bank Yard, Huddersfield HD1 2BP
Dewsbury Café is open Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday (8pm until midnight)
The Basement Project, Union House, Union Street, Dewsbury, WF13 1AS
Whatever you’re facing – we’re here to listen.
Call 116 123 or visit www.samaritans.org
Andy’s Mans Club
One man every two hours, that’s twelve men everyday commit suicide – the single biggest killer of men under 45. Let’s show men all across the world that it’s OK to talk.
Regular meetings in various locations around Kirklees – www.andysmansclub.co.uk
West Yorkshire and Harrogate Suicide Bereavement Service
Support for anyone who has been bereaved or impacted by suicide of someone they care about in Kirklees. Information on how to access help and the range of support available can be found on our website: www.wyhsbs.org.uk
Queries and questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org or 0113 3055 800
A peer to peer support group for men who are managing a long-term mental health condition. Venues in Dewsbury and Huddersfield offer support, information and social opportunities.
Stuart Hawkes 07391 868752 email@example.com
We offer practical help and support with housing, benefits, physical and mental health and finances. Free advice drop-in at our community cafe from 10-2pm Monday – Friday.
Call 01484 421461 www.huddersfieldmission.org.uk
Providing services for individuals, families and communities affected by substance misuse.
Huddersfield 01484 353333 Dewsbury 01924 438383 www.kirkleesinrecovery.com/services/chart-kirklees/
Combat Stress for Veterans Mental Health
Provide free specialist clinical treatment and support to ex-servicemen and women.
Kirklees & Calderdale Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre
Work with any individual’s male or female over the age of 13+ who Kirklees have been affected by any sexual violence or domestic abuse.
The Pennine Domestic Violence Group
We provide support, advice, information and safe accommodation to anyone who is a victim of domestic abuse, ‘honour based’ violence, forced marriage or female genital mutilation.
24hr helpline 0800 0527222 www.pdvg.org
Carers Count support unpaid carers in Kirklees who care for a friend or family member due to mental/physical illness or substance addiction.
Call 03000 120 231 firstname.lastname@example.org www.carerscount.org.uk
S2R CREATE SPACE: PROMOTING POSITIVE MENTAL HEALTH
We offer a wide variety of creative, outdoors, well-being and mindfulness sessions with the aim of helping to improve your well-being and mental health.
We host regular exhibitions from local artists as well as a hosting courses, workshops, meeting and events for local community groups, educational institutions and local organisations.
Call 01484 539 531 www.s2r.org.uk email@example.com
Women Centre offers a variety of emotional and practical support around wellbeing
specifically for women.
This includes group work, counselling and a variety of therapies as well as providing
a safe place to be part of a learning community.
www.womencentre.org.uk firstname.lastname@example.org Huddersfield 01484 450866 Dewsbury 07590 445846
Supporting people (aged 18+) to understand their rights and to speak up for them.
Call 01924 460211 www.touchstonesupport.org.uk
Our employment service supports people with mental health problems to find meaningful paid employment, volunteering opportunities, education or training, encouraging the development of a sense of independence, purpose and fulfilment.
Call 01484 434866 kirkleesES@richmondfellowship.org.uk www.richmondfellowship.org.uk/yorkshire
HOOT Creative Arts
For adults who are experiencing problems with their mental health or wanting to maintain their wellbeing. Activities are free and no previous experience is needed to attend. Arts include creative writing, visual arts, singing, music making and digital music.
www.hootcreativearts.co.uk Call 01484 516224 email@example.com
Community Links: Inspiring hope & Inspiring change.
Community Links have seven services in Kirklees for vulnerable adults who suffer with mental health issues including dementia and other complex needs.
We have community services supporting people in their own homes or in the community.
Please visit our website to find out more about the services & support we can offer you. www.commlinks.co.uk
LGBT YOUTH OUT SERVICE
LGBT Youth Service delivered by The Brunswick Centre. Providing confidential support for LGBT young people aged 11 — 24 living, studying or working in Kirklees.
Call 01484 469691 firstname.lastname@example.org www.thebrunswickcentre.org.uk
Thriving Kirklees: Working together for healthy children, young people and families.
A single point of contact in Kirklees, for anyone concerned about a child’s emotional health and wellbeing.
Call 0300 304 5555 www.thrivingkirklees.org.uk
Housing Solutions: Helping people to find, keep and maintain affordable homes.
Call 01484 221350
Gateway to Care: Gateway to Care provides a single point of access for adult social
care enquiries. Call 01484 414933
The UK’s leading charity championing the wellbeing and mental health of young people.
The Basement Project
An award winning, independent, community-based organisation.
We offer those in addiction to alcohol or drugs a new way of life, free from the need or desire to use any mood-altering substance; we call this RECOVERY.
Halifax 01422 383063 Huddersfield 01484 512363 Dewsbury 01924 454167
A free, confidential drug and alcohol service for young people up to the age of 21. The Base also provides information, advice and guidance for professionals, families and carers who are concerned about a young person’s substance use.
Tel 01484 541 589 www.changegrowlive.org/young-people/the-base-kirklees
The Brunswick Centre
Provide Counselling and psychological support for:
- People living with or affected by HIV
- Men needing support with their sexual orientation
- Gay and Bisexual men
- Female partners in relationships with men who are attracted to or having sex with men
Call 01484 469 691 www.thebrunswickcentre.org.uk
Kirklees Citizens Advice provides free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities on a wide range of issues including benefits, debt, employment, housing, relationships, immigration and much more.
Call 0344 848 7970 www.citizensadvice.org.uk