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Support & Resources

If you are in crisis or are worried about someone you care about there is a local NHS 24/7 helpline and crisis team.  Find details online here. The phone number is 01904 526582

The Samaritans are a confidential space to talk about what is troubling you at any time of day or night.  You can find them online here or phone them on 116123 free from any phone. 


The Haven at 30 Clarence Street offers NHS out of hours (6pm-11pm every day) mental health support for those aged over 16. You can call them on 07483 141310 or email at: (monitored 9am-5pm and 6pm-11pm everyday).


Papyrus are a charitable organisation with a focus on young people and suicide. I have heard good things about them. Email them on: or telephone at 0800 0684141.

Kyra is a local agency offering a safe and positive space for women to make change to their lives.  You can find out more at

Self-Help Resources:

You can access information for complex trauma and a dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) approach here

Visit Secure Nest for blogs, worksheets and information about Schema Therapy

Some free ACT resources from Russ Harris, author of The Happiness Trap.  The self-help worksheets at the end of the page are great.



Resources & Support List:



116 123

Survive (adult victims of sexual abuse)

01904 642830 (Helpline)

01904 638813 (General)

Independent Domestic Abuse Service (victims of domestic abuse)

03000 110110

Men’s Sheds

07725 183456

Kurt’s Club

01904 643364

Kyra Women’s Project

01904 632332

York Women’s Counselling

01904 652706

York St John University Counselling

01904 876072

Community Counselling

01653 690124

Wellspring Therapy & Training

01423 881881

1-2-1 Counselling

07587 155678

Cruse Bereavement Care York

01904 481162

Changing Lives

01904 621776

York Mind

01904 643364

The Haven

07483 141310

York Pathways Project

07711 987620

Spurriergate Counselling York

01904 629393

Qwell Counselling (Online & Free)

Sane Line

0300 3047000 


0845 4560455

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