What to do if you or someone else is struggling with mental health issues.
Whether you want to understand more about how you're feeling and find ways to feel better, or you want to support someone who's struggling there is lots of support available for you.
You can also talk to your doctor or school if you are worried.
Get mental health help right now
If you need to talk to someone now, you can ring Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) on one of these numbers:
Mental health crisis contacts
- Craven: 01274 221181 open 24 hours a day
- Hambleton and Richmondshire: 0300 0132000 (Option 6), open 24 hours a day
- Harrogate and Ripon: 01423 544335, open 10am to 10pm
- Selby and Easingwold: 01904 615348, open 10am to 10pm
- Scarborough and Ryedale: 0300 0132000, open 10am to 10pm
- Whitby: 01723 346502, open 24 hours a day
In a mental health emergency, you can contact your local Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) crisis team:
- Freephone: 0800 0516 171
- Opening hours: 24 hours a day, seven days a week
Help and support contacts
There are a range of services in North Yorkshire, including:
- The Go-To website – the home of wellbeing and mental health in North Yorkshire. The website helps you find the right help and support to stay well
- Childline – free, confidential, anonymous 24/7 service for anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue including emotional and mental health
- YoungMinds Textline – free, 24/7 text support for young people in a mental health crisis
- Buzz Us Text messaging service – confidential advice, support and signposting from a wellbeing worker within one working day via text for young people aged 11-18 across North Yorkshire and York
- If you are being bullied, you can find information on coping with school bullying