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Andy’s Man club - A talking group which provides a place for men to come together in a safe environment to talk about issues/problems they have faced or are currently facing
Spectrum People - Supporting any individual of any age experiencing mental health issues; helping people take their own steps towards overcoming these barriers.
Call: 07720899781 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Carers Wakefield and District - Support unpaid adult carers in Wakefield district who give their time and energy to look after a family member or friend who needs support due to an illness or disability.
Call: 01924 305544
Facing the Future - Facing the Future has been developed by Samaritans and Cruse Bereavement Care to help support people who have been bereaved by suicide.
Call: 01924 377011
Catch A Falling Star - Our group meets to share experiences and offer support around mental health related topics, checking in and supporting each other in a relaxed environment. New people very welcome to join and please feel free to bring a friend, family member, partner, support worker or carer if you would like to. Refreshments available. Free to attend. Like our Page on Facebook for up-to-date event information.
Meetings are held at the Art House Wakefield, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
The Richmond Fellowship Mental Health Support Service - Offers support to adults aged 17 years and above with Mental Health Needs. The service provides Drop-in Sessions across the district to access advice and guidance, signposting and on-the-spot listening on a one-to-one basis. They offer a Support Programme that provides specific and practical support tailored to meet individual’s needs. Access to Peer Support Groups provide an opportunity for individuals to come together to share knowledge and experiences, and / or provide emotional and practical support to each other.
Telephone: 01924 339157
Wakefield Safe Space – Touch Stone the Wakefield Safe Space is open to anyone in crisis
Call: 07776 962815
The Mental Health Foundation - Is a charity that works to help people thrive through understanding, protecting, and sustaining their mental health.
Men's Health Forum - The Men's Health Forum is a charity that works to improve health services for men and the mental and physical health of men. They provide information, advice, and support. Facebook page here.
Uniting WF Mental Health and Wellbeing - A local Facebook group which provides information on groups, events, and activities across the district that help to better support mental health and wellbeing.
Wakefield Citizens Advice Bureau - Provides free, independent, confidential, and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities on a wide range of issues including benefits, debt, employment, housing, relationships, immigration and much more.
Call: 0344 411 1444
Well Women Centre - Offers a variety of emotional and practical support for women only, around wellbeing, including group work, counselling, and a variety of therapies, providing a safe place and to be part of a learning community
Call: 01924 211114
GASPED - Offers information, advice, help and support for the parents, partners, families, and carers who care for or are affected by a loved one's drug and/or alcohol misuse. Gasped also supports male victims of domestic violence (the independent service offers 1:1 support, advice, information, signposting, liaising on your behalf if required and counselling).
Phone us or email email@example.com Call: 01924 787501
GASPED also offer a ‘Men Matter’ Service
Turning Point Talking Therapies
A self-referral service supporting people experiencing mental health difficulties, including anxiety, low mood, depression, and stress.
Telephone: 01924 234 860
Live Well Wakefield
Supporting healthy living for people in Wakefield, including support to manage long-term conditions and befriending.
You can self-refer by calling 01924 255363 or by completing a self-referral form on their website here: https://www.livewellwakefield.nhs.uk/referrals/new.
Healthwatch Wakefield - Healthwatch Wakefield
Your local health and social care champion, making sure NHS leaders and other decision makers hear your voice and use your feedback to improve care.
A safe space for people approaching or are in a crisis. Night Owls provide in person support or over the phone 6pm till 12pm every day for people aged 16+.