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In Barnsley urgent mental health help is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Adults: 01226 645000
Children & Young People: 01226 644829
If there is a serious risk of harm dial 999
IAPT (Improving access to psychological therapies)
Barnsley IAPT is a free service. Part of the NHS they work alongside your local GP.

They can can help:
  • Address current problems
  • Gain a new understanding of your difficulties and develop new ways of coping
  • Make changes in your life
  • Talk about your difficulties in a non-judgemental and supportive environment
Find out more:
https://www.barnsleyiapt.co.uk/
01226 644900
wy-tr.barnsleyiapt@nhs.net 




Andy's Man Club
Andy's Man Club is a free-to-attend peer-to-peer support group for men aged over 18. They meet every Monday night at 7pm (except Bank Holidays) @ The Lightbox Library in town.

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MIND

MIND is a national charity with a branch in Barnsley, for people experiencing difficulties with their mental health.

They offer counselling, support groups and help to get back into work.

Find out more:

https://www.rbmind.co.uk/ 

Samaritans

Whatever you're going through, you can call the Samaritans free any time, from any phone, on 116 123.

Find out more:

https://www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help/ 

ABC (Anorexia & Bulimia Care)

ABC is a national UK eating disorders organisation with over 30 years of experience. 


They provide on-going care, emotional support and practical guidance for anyone affected by eating disorders and eating distress. 

Find out more: 

Papyrus

PAPYRUS is the national charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide. 

They operate HOPELINEUK on 0800 068 4141

Open 9am - midnight 7 days a week. 

Find out more

https://www.papyrus-uk.org/ 

Reds in the Community : Team Talk
Team Talk is a mental health programme run by Reds In The Community,
It supports men’s mental wellbeing through peer support, sharing experiences, tips and coping mechanisms.
Sessions run every Wednesday night, 6pm to 7.30pm at Oakwell in the Indoor Centre.
Find out more
01226 211333
Exchange Recovery & Wellbeing College
Barnsley Recovery College offers a variety of informal courses that are run in small groups and are open to anyone, who wants to take control of their own mental health & wellbeing.

Find out more:
https://www.barnsleyrecoverycollege.nhs.uk/
01226 730433
barnsley.recoverycollege@swyt.nhs.uk 



Alright Pal?
Alright Pal is a BMBC campaign all about starting the conversation around mental health.

Find out more here
Rethink

Rethink have a range of resources to help anyone living with a mental health condition. 

Find out more :

https://www.rethink.org/advice-and-information/about-mental-illness/ 


Depression UK

Depression UK are a national self-help organisation helping people cope with their depression.

Find out more: 

http://depressionuk.org/ 

Headspace
Headspace a popular app which gives you the tools and resources to look after your mind.

Find out more: 
Download the app from your app store 


BEAT (Eating Disorders)

BEAT is the national eating disorders charity. 

They provide information, and support about disordered eating 

Find out more: 

https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/get-information-and-support/ 

Humankind Umbrella
Humankind have a range of support available depending on your needs.

It's free and confidential
They provide
mental health and wellbeing support
counselling
the opportunity to share and support others in group work
support from people that have been in a similar situation to you
Find out more:
https://humankindcharity.org.uk/service/umbrella/
01226 704090
referrals.eipssbarnsley@nhs.net 





Creative Recovery
Creative Recovery is an arts based charity offering creative activities to support mental well-being.

Find out more:
01226 805885
wearecreativerecovery@gmail.com 



Young Minds

YoungMinds are a mental health charity for children, young people and their parents, making sure all young people can get the mental health support they need. 

Find out more: 

https://www.youngminds.org.uk/

NSPCC

NSPCC have a range of mental health information, advice and resources for children & young people

Find out more: 

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/childrens-mental-health/ 

Anxiety UK

Anxiety UK supports those living with anxiety, and their families. 

They have a helpline 03444 775 774 and offer a range of online webinars 

Find out more : 

https://www.anxietyuk.org.uk/

Bipolar UK

Bipolar UK is for everyone affected by bipolar. 

They have a thriving e-community, so you never have to feel alone. 

Find out more :

https://www.bipolaruk.org/ecommunity