Key Contacts

North Yorkshire County Council

Mental Health Helpline

0800 561 0076

Monday to Thursday, 5pm to 8.30 am

Friday from 4.30 pm

(24 hours weekends and bank holidays)

This is a confidential and anonymous service which provides a listening ear, emotional support, signposting and referral into other services for individuals and the carers of people experiencing mental distress.

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

Crisis All Age Single Point of Access telephone number

0800 0516 171

24 Hours 7 days a week

This is our new all age, single point of access telephone number is making it quicker and easier for you to call your local NHS crisis team in a mental health emergency.

The phone line offers callers, including those with learning disabilities and/or autism, a series of options which will divert them to their local service.


 Shout is the UK’s first 24/7 text service, free on all major mobile networks, for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help. Shout is powered by a team of volunteers, who are at the heart of the service. We take people from crisis to calm every single day.

Hub of Hope

Hub of Hope is a national mental health database bringing help and support together in one place.

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