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Mental health crisis? Phone First Response on 01274 221181

Mental health problems can happen to anybody. It is important to remember you are not alone.

It is OK to ask for help if you are struggling. Maybe:

  • you have experienced trauma or a stressful event
  • you feel isolated and lonely
  • you have had relationship or money problems
  • someone close to you has died
  • you have been pregnant or had a baby
  • or you feel at a low point in your life

These feelings could show you need some support with your mental health:

  • if you are feeling down or sad
  • you are worrying a lot
  • you are having problems sleeping
  • or you do not feel like eating much

There are many support services available for people who live in Bradford. You can get help for stress, anxiety, depression and other problems with how you are feeling. Any information you tell the services will be kept safe and private.

Find out what kind of support you need

A good place to start is to speak to your GP. Or go to the Healthy Minds website for more information and support. The website includes ideas you can try yourself. This can help improve how you are feeling. You can get information about help in Bradford, if you need it.

There is also a website for children and young people called Kooth.

Talk to someone

You can talk to a professional about how you feel. Maybe this can help you get better.

This is sometimes called ‘talking therapy’.

There are free services in Bradford that can offer talking therapy.

Some give special help for migrants, refugees and asylum seekers with mental health problems. This includes a good understanding of different cultures and faiths.

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) is a service led by the NHS.

It offers talking therapy to help people with stress, low mood, depression, nervousness, anxiety.

Other places which offer Mental Health Services in the Bradford area are:

Samaritans

Samaritans is a unique charity dedicated to reducing feelings of isolation and disconnection. Their aim is that fewer people die by suicide.

If you are having a difficult time – talk to someone.

If you are worried about someone else – talk to someone.

Call for free, any time day or night : 116123.

You do not need credit on your phone.

If you prefer to write, they will get back to you. Go to the website for details.

This Listing was last updated: 29 March 2021

Bevan Healthcare

14 Piccadilly, Bradford BD1 3LS

‘Health – Hope – Humanity’

Bevan Healthcare is a Social Enterprise.  We are committed to getting people the health care they need.

Covid Update – some services are online or by phone, just for now.  

We provide a GP service, to meet the needs of :

  • people who are homeless or in unstable accommodation
  • people who have come to Bradford as refugees or to seek asylum

At the Bevan House Wellbeing Centre, there are opportunities for:

  • arts and creativity
  • physical activity
  • healthy eating
  • volunteering
  • mutual aid
  • befriending
  • self-help

Support with:

  • employment
  • benefits
  • housing
  • debt
  • legal advice
  • parenting problems

Learning and education:

  • English as a Second Language
  • literacy and numeracy
  • computing and ICT
  • skills for work

Recovery and managing health conditions:

  • substance misuse
  • physical and mental health problems, such as diabetes, cardiovascular and respiratory conditions, depression, stress and anxiety
  • support for specific groups, such as female asylum seekers and refugees, homeless or at risk men.

You can find reception and surgery times on the NHS website.

Opening Times:

Monday: 8-6pm
Tuesday: 8-6pm
Wednesday: 1:30-3:30pm
Thursday: 8-6pm
Friday: 8-6pm
This Listing was last updated: 10 March 2021

Cellar Trust

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Cellar Trust Covid Information

The Cellar Trust, Farfield Road, Shipley BD18 4QP, UK

We help people with mental health challenges. We give people hope, and we help them build brighter futures. 1 in 4 of us will face a mental health problem in any given year, so whether it’s you or someone you know, we are here to help. Our services are available to people who live in Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven.

Our mental health services:

  • Pathways to Employment – for people over 18, who are out of work with moderate to severe, and/or enduring mental health problems who want to work towards a specific goal such as education, training, voluntary or paid work.
  • Workplace Wellbeing free, specialist support group for people managing their mental health at work.
  • Work retention – for people over 18, who are in work but on sick leave who need support to return to work.
  • Crisis support – for people over 18, who are in severe mental distress or crisis. Open 365 days a year from 10am – 6pm.
  • Telehealth – for guided self-help telephone appointments, you can register online at www.bmywellbeingcollege.nhs.uk or give the enrolment team a call on 0300 555 5551.
This Listing was last updated: 16 February 2021

Mind in Bradford

Kenburgh House, 28 Manor Row, Bradford BD1 4QU

We help people who are struggling with emotional and mental health problems across Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven. Around 1 in 4 of us experience a mental health problem at any one time. We offer telephone support, a safe space to visit in times of crisis and a pathway to recovery at our wellbeing groups. We also have recovery workers ready to listen to adults and young people who are worried about their mental health. We will be by your side as you take steps towards recovery and help you build resilience, wellbeing and a better life. We’re here for you.

This Listing was last updated: 13 October 2020

Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA)

VoiceAbility Bradford 16 Listerhills Science Park Bradford BD7 1HR

We support people in Bradford to have their say about the things that matter to them. Our team will support you to be heard, to understand your rights, choices and options, and to make your own decisions. This service provides IMHA for people who need support with their rights under the mental health act. Please contact us for more details.

This Listing was last updated: 3 March 2021

Homeless and New Arrivals Health Team

Bevan House, Level 3, 16 Piccadilly, Bradford BD1 3LS

We are an NHS primary care multi-disciplinary team which includes Mental Health Practitioners, Nurses, a Psychological Therapist and Support Worker. We are an outreach team offering a range of support and services to those in need, including:

  • mental health support
  • signposting
  • TB education and awareness
  • Latent TB testing
  • Household assessments
  • Psychological therapy
  • Linking in with other services
  • Advocacy

We see those who are homeless, at risk of homelessness or living in unsecure tenure and are experiencing mental health difficulties, and asylum seekers in need of signposting and/or experiencing mental health difficulties.

We accept self-referrals, referrals from voluntary organisations and referrals from GP practices.

This Listing was last updated: 3 March 2021

Sharing Voices

10 Mornington Villas, Bradford BD8 7HB

Sharing Voices Bradford is a community development mental health organisation and primarily works within the inner city areas of Bradford, comprising over 50% of Black Minority Ethnic Communities

Sharing Voices promotes self-help and mutual support, through community development. Groups are a large part of helping members to develop collective action.

Participation in activities of their own choice including fitness, music and faith groups as well as activities around art and which are gender specific.

This Listing was last updated: 5 March 2021
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