Find out more about the Leeds Mental Wellbeing Service – click here for further information.
Feel like you’ve had enough? See Leeds Crisis Card for services click here.
Safe Zone – one to one support for 11 – 17-year-olds offering emotional and practical support. Click here for further details.
Stay Alive app is packed full of useful information and tools to help you stay safe in crisis. You can use it if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide. The app also links you directly to local and national crisis resources and if a resource isn’t listed, you can simply add in your own.
The app is available on Google Play and the iTunes App Store and was developed by Grassroots Suicide Prevention, with funding support from Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Network Rail and Switchplate.
Calm Harm is an app that provides tasks to help you resist or manage the urge to self-harm. You can make it private by setting a password, and personalise the app if you so wish. You will be able to track your progress and notice a change.
The app is available on Google Play and the iTunes App Store and is also featured on the NHS apps library.
Both apps are free to download and while these are useful aids in the treatment they should not replace them.
Eating Disorders – An eating disorder is when you have an unhealthy attitude to food, which can take over your life and make you ill.
It can involve eating too much or too little or becoming obsessed with your weight and body shape.
But there are treatments that can help and you can recover from an eating disorder.
Men and women of any age can get an eating disorder, but they most commonly affect young women aged 13 to 17 years old.
If you think you may have an eating disorder, even if you’re not sure, see a GP as soon as you can.
You can also talk in confidence to an adviser from the eating disorders charity Beat by calling their adult helpline on 0808 801 0677 or youth helpline on 0808 801 0711.
OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder) Action provide support and information to anybody affected by OCD. Click here for more information.