Mental Health Support

Going through a crisis? Worried about the mental health of you or someone you know?
These organisations can help:


Text CONNECT to 85258 

For: anyone in the UK

Available: free, 24 hours a day

More info:

Place 2 be

Children’s mental health charity.

More info:


Call 116 123
Send an email (response within 24 hours)

  • For: adults in the UK
  • Available: free, 24 hours a day



If you need urgent support today for your mental health please call First Response on 0800 952 1181 and ask to be referred to Safe Spaces.

We can support you today at our Bradford Hub, Keighley Hub or over the phone from 12pm until 2.30am.

Chat online for support at

Young Minds Parent Helpline

Worried about your child or young person?

If their life is in immediate danger, call 999.

If not, we recommend talking to someone who can help you understand what they might be going through and refer you to support in your area.

This could be:

  • Your doctor
  • Your school’s Designated Safeguarding Lead or SENCO
  • Early Help Support based in Bradford West 01274 436700
  • A support helpline like the one below:

The Young Minds Parents Helpline, call for free on 0808 802 5544 (9.30am-4pm, Monday-Friday, UK).


Call 0800 1111
Chat online (set up an account first)
Send an email (set up an account first)

  • For: children and young people in the UK
  • Available: free, 24 hours a day


Support for under-18s

If you’re worried about something, talk to an adult that you trust as soon as possible.
This could be:

  • Someone in your family, like your mum, dad or carer
  • Someone at school, like a teacher
  • Your doctor.

If you are not sure who to talk to:

  • Call Childline on 0800 1111or
  • Text CONNECT to 85258 to contact Shout (in partnership with Place2Be).

Talk or text for free any time, wherever you are in the UK.