Depression, Anxiety & Stress

Compass Reach

A free, confidential health and wellbeing service for children and young people in North Yorkshire who need support with issues related to drugs, alcohol, mental health and / or sexual health.

Telephone: 01609 777662 or 0800 008 7452



North Yorkshire mental health helpline

If you need to discuss your mental health or that of someone you are caring for then please give them a call. This is a confidential and anonymous service and is free to use from landlines and mobile phones.

Telephone: 0800 561 0076

Open from Monday to Thursday, 17:00 to 08:30.
Open on a Friday from 16:30 (24 hours at the weekends, including bank holidays).


Free anonymous online chat for young people to discuss their mental health issues.



Rethink provide expert, accredited advice and information to everyone affected by mental health problems.

Telephone: 0300 5000 927



IAPT York and Selby

IAPT is a national NHS programme designed to increase the availability of talking therapy treatments recommended by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). To make sure that the IAPT service is right for you, you will need to complete a self-referral form.

Self-refer by completing the online referral form

Self refer by telephone Monday-Friday 09:00-17:00 on 01904 556840

Brighter Futures Selby

Brighter Futures is a service user led and organised group supporting anyone experiencing emotional and mental distress. They provide a friendly environment where you can come along and feel part of a community.




Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

Telephone: 116 123




Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

Telephone: 0300 123 3393