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NHS Barnsley Talking Therapies (Formally IAPT)

If you need help understanding your mental health and learning new ways of coping, either in a group or 1-2-1 sessions contact Barnsley Talking Therapies 

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01226 644900

Andy's Man Club

Peer-to-peer support group for men aged over 18. They meet every Monday night at 7pm (except Bank Holidays) @ The Lightbox Library and Honeywell Sports Centre.

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

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Reds in the Community : Team Talk

Team Talk supports men’s mental well-being through peer support, sharing experiences, tips and coping mechanisms.
Sessions run every Wednesday night, 6pm to 7.30pm at Oakwell in the Indoor Centre.

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Ring 01226 211333

MIND in Barnsley

Counselling, support groups and help to get back into work, for people experiencing difficulties with their mental health.

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Rotherham & Barnsley Mind 

The Barnsley Support Hub

Out-of-hours mental health crisis service.

Offers free mental health support to anyone over 18

Open Thursday-Monday, 6pm-11pm. There’s no need for a referral or an appointment.

Find out more:
Barnsley Support Hub ring 07855 971 634 or email

Exchange Recovery & Wellbeing College

If you want to take control of your own mental health and well-being there are lots of courses to support you, including anxiety management, assertiveness and much more

Find out more:
01226 730433 

Humankind Umbrella

Mental health and well-being support, counselling and the opportunity to share and support others in group work
Find out more:
01226 704090 

Creative Recovery

Join in with weekly creative groups to support mental health and well-being, enjoy music, art, creative writing and more. 

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01226 805885 


Information and advice about living with schizophrenia, depression, and anxiety. They also offer practical help on welfare benefits, community care and debt and carers' rights 

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Alright Pal?

If you’re worried about someone with mental health issues or suicidal thoughts, find tips on how to start a conversation, signs to look out for and details about other services that can help on the Alright Pal Website. 

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Dearne Womens Support Group

DWSG is a social group in the Dearne Area for women aged 18 - 55, provided by NHS social prescribers.
The group is open to all women, but may be especially suitable for you if:
  • You are feeling lonely or isolated
  • You are a single parent, and finding it tough
  • You are going through a hard time at home
  • You need a good chat and are interested in making new friends
  • Work full time but feel alone
  • Need help and advice in a friendly group setting.
Drinks, snacks and children's activities are provided if you need to bring your children.
The group meets 5:15 - 6:45pm on Thursdays at Goldthorpe Library 

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