West Yorkshire Mental Health Support Line

The 24/7 service provides free, confidential support and advice for anyone registered with a GP practice in West Yorkshire who is concerned about their own or a family member’s mental health.

0800 183 0558


MindWell is an online mental health resource and directory for the people of Leeds. It combines information and resources from the NHS, Leeds City Council and the third into one single go to place.



MindMate is a website for children and young people in Leeds, to help support their mental health and wellbeing.

It includes information about local services, self-care tools and short stories from other young people who have had problems with their mental health.


Leeds Mental Wellbeing Service

Leeds Mental Wellbeing Service provide mental health support and a range of psychological therapies to help people who are struggling with anxiety and depression.

0113 843 4388

Leeds University Union (LUU)

LUU Advice offer expert, confidential and independent advice for all University of Leeds students. From housing to money worries, relationship issues to mental health – whatever it is, they’ve got your back.

0113 3801 400

Leeds Beckett University

The Student Wellbeing Team at Leeds Beckett offer a wide range of support to all their current students including counselling and wellbeing workshops.

0113 812 8507

Leeds Trinity University

Leeds Trinity Students’ Union offer a range of services for their students. From mental health support to advice on housing.

0113 283 7100

Leeds Arts University

Leeds Arts University provide information, guidance and/or advice on: applying for courses, funding and finance, accommodation, counselling and welfare, disability support, sexual health and any other student related issue.

0113 202 8111

Leeds Conservatoire

The Health and Wellbeing team at Leeds Conservatoire offer a range of services to help with any practical, emotional, or mental health issues, which may be impacting on your studies or student life.

0113 2223410

Live Well Leeds

Live Well Leeds supports people with mild to moderate mental health needs. It offers 1-2-1, peer and group support as well as befriending and volunteering opportunities.

0113 2192727


Samaritans offer free, confidential support, anytime, day or night. Whatever the subject, if something’s on your mind, they’ll listen.

24 hour helpline: 116 123

Leeds Nightline

Leeds Nightline is an anonymous, non-advisory telephone service for students across Leeds.



Connect helpline is for young people over the age of 16 and is open 6pm-2am every night of the year for people living in Leeds. You can call or access Connect online.
0808 800 1212

Teen Connect

Teen Connect helpline is for 13-18 year olds who are in crisis. Open 6pm-2am every night of the year. Young people can call, send a text or go online for support.

Call: 0808 800 1212
Text: 0771 566 1559


Kooth is a free online counselling and emotional wellbeing platform for children and young people. 11-18 year olds can chat 1-2-1 with counsellors, access self-help articles 24/7 and connect with peers through live moderate forums.


The Market Place

The Market Place offer a range of free and confidential services for 11-25 year olds. Including 1-2-1 support, counselling, group work and a drop in service (open 7 days a week).

0113 246 1659

Calm Harm

Calm Harm is an app that helps you to manage the urge to self-harm. Download the app from App Store/Google Play and select ‘West Yorkshire’.


Beat supports anyone affected by eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, EDNOS or any other difficulties with food, weight and shape.

0808 801 0677

Keep Real

Keep Real is a social enterprise that supports better mental health for young people across Yorkshire. They do everything from organising live music events to delivering art therapy and stress management workshops.