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People Matters

People Matters support people with learning disabilities and other hidden disabilities to become more independent and enjoy life in the same ways as anybody else.

They offer a range of services including individual support, social groups and employment services. Find out more about their services.

0113 234 6896


Young Minds

The UK’s leading charity for children and young people’s mental health.

The Young Minds website has support, information and advice for young people and their parents and carers. Including a Parents Helpline that offers vital advice and guidance to parents/carers who are concerned about their child’s mental health.



Shout is a free, confidential text messaging service for anyone in the UK.

To start a conversation, text the word ‘shout’ to 85258. Available 24 hours a day.



Whatever you’re going through, a Samaritan is there to help you through it. Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

116 123


Children and Young People’s Mental Health Services (CYPMHS)

CYPMHS is a specialist mental health service for children and young people under 18 and their families. It’s part of the NHS and provides services tailored to the needs of the children and young people such as mental health assessments and therapy. You may also see the term children and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) used.


Leeds Mind

Mind is a mental health charity providing information and advice on how to manage common mental health problems, where to find support and legal help.

Leeds Mind is a local service that provides information and support for people living in Leeds. They offer a range of services including support groups, counselling, and employment support.



Touchstone provides a range of health and wellbeing support across Yorkshire.

They offer a variety of services in Leeds and work with people from diverse communities in the city.

Touchstone runs the Well-bean Hope in a Crisis Café that offers support and practical help to people in crisis.



MindWell is the mental health website for people in Leeds. It has lots of information and wellbeing support including:

  • information about common mental health problems,
  • resources and tools to support positive mental wellbeing, and
  • links to services in the city including who to contact in a mental health emergency.



MindMate is a local mental health website for young people and their families.

It can help young people to find:

  • services to support their wellbeing,
  • information on common mental health problems, and
  • who to contact in a mental health emergency.


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