Lee Brigg, Altofts,
Wakefield, WF6 2LN
01924 893829

Mental Health & Well Being

Mental Health and Well Being at Lee Brigg

Mental Health Mental health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community
(Source: World Health Organization http://www.who.int/features/factfiles/mental_health/en/)

Good mental health is related to mental and psychological well-being. Mental wellbeing is how we respond to life's ups and downs. In this simple mental wellbeing definition lies deeper meaning and implication for our lives. It includes how a person thinks, handles emotion (emotional wellness), and acts (Source: https://www.who.int/news-room/facts-in-pictures/detail/mental-health)

Mental Health and Well Being - Pupils
Mental Health and Well Being - Parents & Carers
Mental Health and Well Being - Staff

Coronavirus (Covid-19)
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16th December 2020 - Lee Brigg News

Help and Support - Links to further help and support available can be found here

24 Hour Mental Health Help Line 0800 183 0558
A confidential helpline for anyone with mental health needs and their carers.

Anxiety UK
Charity providing support if you have been diagnosed with an anxiety condition.
Phone: 03444 775 774 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5.30pm)

Bereavement-[Cruse Bereavement Care
Phone: 0808 808 1677 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)
CAMHS is the name for the NHS services that assess and treat young people with emotional, behavioural or mental health difficulties.
Phone: 01924 304 172 (Single point of access for advice and support)

Childline is a free, private and confidential service where you can talk about anything.
Important update: Childline are working a little differently because of coronavirus. But you can still speak to a counsellor every day from 7:30am - 3:30am.
Phone: 0800 11 11

Help at the Hub
A new Wakefield based service to help everyone deal with the impacts of the Covid crisis on jobs, finances and much more*

Mentally Healthy Schools - Covid-19 Mental Health and Wellbeing

NHS: Every Mind Matters.
Having good mental health helps us relax more, achieve more and enjoy our lives more. Every Mind Matters has expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing.

NHS: Mood assessment and Mental Health Wellbeing Audio Guides
If you're feeling stressed, anxious or depressed, or just want to feel happier, the NHS are there to help.

NSPCC - Keeping Children Safe - Support for Parents
Help and advice for parents and families dealing with mental health problems in everyday life and during the coronavirus pandemic.

PAPYRUS is the national charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide.
Phone: HOPElineUK 0800 068 4141 or text 07860039967 (Monday to Friday, 10am to 5pm and 7pm to 10pm, and 2pm to 5pm on weekends)

Place 2 Be
Place2Be is a children's mental health charity with over 25 years' experience working with pupils, families and staff in UK schools.

Advice and tips for helping your relationship stay healthy. Relate has increased the availability of our highly trained counsellors to support everyone's relationships.

Free, anytime support, providing a listening ear and emotional support Phone: 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline)
Samaritans are there, day or night, for anyone who's struggling to cope, who needs someone to listen without judgement or pressure.
Samaritans is not only for the moment of crisis, but to take action to prevent the crisis. They give people ways to cope and the skills to be there for others and encourage, promote and celebrate those moments of connection between people that can save lives.

Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) - Survivors Trust
Are still operating during the COVID-19 pandemic Phone: 0330 223 0099.
SARCs (sexual assault referral centres) are specialist medical and forensic services for anyone who has been raped or sexually assaulted. They are designed to be comfortable and multi-functional, providing private space for interviews and forensic examinations, and some may also offer sexual health and counselling services. Their services are free of charge and provided to women, men, young people and children.

Talking Therapies
If you are aged 16 years or older and are registered with a GP surgery in the Wakefield District, you can access NICE recommended therapies at Turning Point Talking Therapies by contacting 01924 234860 or email: Wakefield.talking@turning-point.co.uk.

Victim Support
Emotional and practical support to anyone under 18 who has been affected by a crime Phone: 0300 303 1971.

Wakefield Safe Space
Our referral lines are open from 6pm until Midnight.
Please get in touch

WF I Can
An Online resource for children and young people in Wakefield.

Winstons Wish
Giving hope to grieving children and supporting families. Winston's Wish support children and young people after the death of a parent or sibling
Phone: 08088 020021.

Young Minds
Resources for children and young people, parents and professionals about looking mental health and wellbeing