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Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT)

Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

If you are newly experiencing mild to moderate symptoms of anxiety or depression, improving access to psychological therapies is a free NHS service offering a range of self-help and talking therapies which you may find helpful. This service is available to people over the age of 17 or above, who are registered with a GP in North Yorkshire.  People experiencing more complex difficulties may benefit from a referral to more specialist services.

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Insight Healthcare – Tees

Concern Group

Commissioned by the NHS, this service provides free talking therapies and support for common issues such as low mood, anxiety, stress, and bereavement. Everyone goes through difficult times; sometimes our problems affect our day-to-day lives and we feel that we can’t cope. If you are in this situation, you’re not alone. Talking therapies can help you to understand and work through your difficult feelings and develop strategies for coping better. This service area covers Middlesbrough, Hartlepool, Stockton, Redcar, and Cleveland

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MentalHealthMatters (MHM): The Haven @ 30 Clarence Street

(York Services)

A not-for-profit organisation providing an out of hours mental health walk-in service (no GP or Care-Coordinator referral needed) to support anyone (16+) living in York and Selby. The Haven @ 30 Clarence Street offers a welcoming, safe, comfortable, non-judgmental, non-clinical environment and can provide information and emotional support if you are in crisis or feel you are heading towards a crisis situation.

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Mind in Harrogate District

Mind in Harrogate District offers a range of mental health and wellbeing support to the local community. This includes telephone support, one to ones, group activities and an outreach service (all 18+). There is a Counselling service (BACP accredited) offered at affordable rates, as well as Mental Health training for businesses, schools and other organisations.

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Next Steps Mental Health Resource Centre

A not-for-profit organisation, offering help and support to people living with mental health difficulties and wellbeing issues in Ryedale, North Yorkshire. They strive to reduce isolation and loneliness by providing a local drop-in centre and organising activities and outreach groups throughout Ryedale. Working closely with GPs and community mental health teams, they aim to develop member’s self-confidence, improve work prospects and access to statutory services.

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PeerTalk – North Yorkshire

(Skipton and Settle Support Groups)

A not-for-profit organisation supporting individuals and their families who live with depression. Based on the successful model of Aware, PeerTalk are establishing volunteer facilitated peer support group meetings across the UK, where members can offer support and encouragement from their own experience of living with depression as others share their stories. Skipton and Settle Peer Talk Groups are two of these.

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