York St John Communities Centre
External support and resources
Find details of emergency support organisations and self-support resources.
Emergency support services
If you or someone you know is having thoughts of self-harm it is important to seek help and support. These thoughts can be intrusive and complex, but you do not have to suffer through it alone. If you or someone you know is in need of emergency help and cannot wait to seek further help through other services, please contact one of the emergency helplines below.
Online emotional wellbeing and mental health support. Services include:
- Booking 1 to 1 chats with trained counsellors
- Taking part in themed group therapy sessions
- Accessing a secure email service
- Getting involved with a messaging forum, online magazine and chat room.
A safe and anonymous online counselling and advice service.
Provides confidential support and advice to young people struggling with thoughts of suicide, and anyone worried about a young person through our helpline. Call 0800 068 41 41 or text 0778 620 9697.
NHS - TEWV Crisis Service:
0800 0516 171 (24 hours, 7days a week - all ages).
If you want to do things from home to support your mental health there are several apps that can help with this. Support from apps can include:
- Information hubs
- Exercises such as meditation and goal setting
- Emergency advice/support lines.
We recommend the apps below that you can download for free on Apple or Android.
An organisation tool that helps you identify what is worrying you and how best to solve this.
Offers emergency advice and information for those at risk of self-harm including medical advice and help lines.
An anonymous support community. You can share your problems with others and receive advice from those who may be in similar situations.
Mindshift CBT - Anxiety Canada
Offers a wide variety of information about various issues. Provides advice on meditation and active solutions, progress tracker, and emergency help services.
The app owners and creators are solely responsible for the content and purpose of their apps. Communities Centre are not the owners, creators, managers, or providers of the apps. These apps have been reviewed by members of the Communities Centre team however this does not mean that all aspects and objects have been identified and considered.