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Services in the Bradford Area

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This sticky is for us all to share the services and help available to us in Bradford, below I've included some useful information and contacts to get us all started, and I would really love for you to get involved.

MIND in Bradford (click the heading to be taken to their homepage)

Mind in Bradford is an independent organisation affiliated to MIND (National Association for Mental Health) that works towards a better life for people experiencing mental ill health and distress.

Services provided
  • Advice / information
  • Art therapy
  • Day centre
  • Drop-in
  • Ethnic minority groups / services
  • IT groups / facilities
  • Leisure / recreation
  • Meals service
  • Men's services
  • Service user group / service
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Women's services
The Samaritans (again the link to the website is the heading :))

Samaritans provides confidential non-judgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide. There are a number of ways to contact them, including face to face in your local Branch (There are many in the area including Bradford and Shipley), via email, or over the telephone.

Always remember there is always someone out there to talk to you, and to help you.

xoxo
 
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services

I was going to add to the sticky but it is locked, I have this that could be added maybe??

S.T.A.R project
A free Support Service
for Females and Males
aged 14 and over,
Offering Counselling,
Emotional and Practical Support
Throughout West Yorkshire

http://www.starproject.co.uk/

They are based in Wakefield but have counsellor that will come to your town. I have seen one in Halifax but then moved to Bradford and now see on in Bradford.
 
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Bradford Rape Crisis

Bradford Rape Crisis

BRCG
c/o BCUS 17-25 Sunbridge Rd
Bradford
BD1 2AY

Tel: 01274 308270

Telephone support for women only. Contact may also be made by writing to the above address.

Open: Tue 6.00pm - 8-00pm, Wed 1.00pm - 4.00pm, Thur 10-1200am and 6-00-800pm, Fri 1.00pm - 4.00pm. E Mail [email protected]
 
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SANE-line

SANEline is a national out-of-hours telephone helpline offering emotional support and information for people affected by mental health problems.
Mental health problems are far more common than is generally thought. In fact, one in every four of us will experience a mental health problem in the course of a year.


http://www.sane.org.uk/
 
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Braford mental health team

The numbers to ring if you are struggling for the South and West Mental Health team

01274 414007 day time number before 9pm

01274 494194 after 9pm number
 
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Bradford & Airedale Mental Health Advocacy Group

Bradford & Airedale Mental Health Advocacy Group - Bradford Office

Address:
1st Floor,
Tradeforce Building,
Cornwall Place,
Bradford
BD8 7JT

Telephone: 01274 770 118 or 770 263
Fax: 01274 727 009
Email: [email protected]

OpeningTimes: By appointment only Mon – Fri 9.00am – 5.00pm

Supported Languages: English, Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi

Description: Free, independent, confidential and user-led mental health advocacy service in Bradford and Airedale. Will speak for or support users speaking for themselves at official hearings, tribunals, reviews and other proceedings. Appointments in community and hospital settings, Bradford and Keighley offices or elsewhere by arrangement.

Also offers a befriending service.
 
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Thank you very much for those :D
:)
 
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