Mental Health

Mental health refers to cognitive, behavioral, and emotional well-being. It is all about how people think, feel, and behave. People sometimes use the term “mental health” to mean the absence of a mental disorder. Mental health can affect daily living, relationships, and physical health.


NHS Better Health have created a mental health plan. Click here to answer some questions and create your mind plan.

24 Hour Mental Health Support Line

A free helpline has been launched during Mental Health Awareness week, offering support to adults experiencing emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The helpline provides a listening ear, emotional support and guidance to adults with new or existing mental health conditions. It will also provide information, advice and support to carers.

People do not have to have used mental health services before to call. The service is available now for anyone registered with a GP in Kirklees, Calderdale, Wakefield and Barnsley. It has been commissioned by Greater Huddersfield CCG. The service will extend into Leeds next month.

Telephone: FREEPHONE 0800 183 0558
Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Kirklees Absolute Specialists Wellbeing

Kirklees Council

Mind Suicide Support

Self Refer for Mental Health Support in Huddersfield

The Crisis Cafe

Support in a crisis, call between 1800-2300 every night. Up to 45 minute on-the-night support with a support worker, over the phone or face-to-face. 07741 900395 Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday/07867 028755 Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

Platform 1

Providing counselling, on the night support (over the phone or face-to-face) and practical support (eg benefits forms, making appointments or writing a CV) 01484 535960 for general services/ 0800 2828 for crisis support.

The Women's Centre

Providing reduced cost counselling, support and activity groups and Liason and Diversion services to women in Kirklees. 01484 450866.

Andy's Man Club

Support groups held for men up and down the country, giving them the opportunity to talk about their mental health.

Support 2 Recovery

Support groups held which run activities giving people the opportunity of a distraction through arts and crafts, gardening and walks. 07933 353 487

Hoot Creative Arts

Running arts and crafts sessions for those seeking distraction and support. 01484 516224

Kirklees Support after Rape and Sexual Violence

Providing counselling, a helpline and advice for survivors of sexual violence. Providing support for survivors of all genders, including a male only group. 0300 303 4787

The Basement Recovery Project

Provides 1:1 and group support for those experiencing addiction. 01484 512363