Mental health help for you
As Time to Change Hull focuses on challenging discrimination, we're not able to provide individual or emergency support for people in crisis. However, there are lots of people who can:
Part of the Humber NHS Foundation Trust, the Single Point of Access (SPA) service provides a first point of contact for people aged 18 and over who have been referred to working age and older adult mental health services in Hull and the East Riding.
Address: Miranda House, Gladstone Street, Hull, HU3 2RT
Telephone: 01482 617560
The group belongs to the national network of local groups run by Bipolar UK. It offers support and information in a friendly, safe and confidential setting for anyone affected by bipolar. Family members, partners, friends and carers are all welcome. The group meets on the first Thursday of every month from 7pm-9pm, just turn up at a meeting or get in touch.
Address: The Quaker Meeting House, Bean Street (off Anlaby Road), Hull, HU3 2PR
Telephone: National Office (London) - 0207 931 6480. Crewe Office (North of England) - 01270 230260
The Samaritans provide confidential, non-judgmental emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those that could lead to suicide. You can phone, email, write a letter or in most cases talk to someone face to face.
Address: 75 Spring Bank, Hull, HU3 1AG
Telephone: 01482 323456
Health advice 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can also call us on this number if you have a non-urgent medical query or would like information about another health-related issue.
Telephone: 0845 4647
Mind provides confidential mental health information services.
With support and understanding, Mind enables people to make informed choices. The Infoline gives information on types of mental distress, where to get help, drug treatments, alternative therapies and advocacy. Mind also has a network of nearly 200 local Mind associations providing local services.
Address: Trafalgar House, 41-45 Beverley Road, Hull, HU3 1XH
Telephone: 01482 240133 (Information Line, 8:30am - 5:30pm)
Providing expert advice and information to people with mental health problems and those who care for them, as well as giving help to health professionals, employers and staff. Rethink also runs Rethink services and groups across England and Northern Ireland.
Address: Suite 1, First and Second Floors, 117-119 Walkergate, Beverley, HU17 9BP
Telephone: 0300 5000 927 (Advice Line)
Since 2002, HANA has promoted the wellbeing of black and minority ethnic (BME) communities throughout Hull and the Humber. This is done by providing a voice and representing interests in a range of influential or decision-making contexts, as well as running a variety of services and activities which brings and builds relationships between communities and service providers.
Telephone: 01482 491177
SANE runs a national out-of-hours helpline offering specialist emotional support and information to anyone affected by mental illness, including family, friends and carers. We are open every day of the year from 6pm to 11pm.
Telephone: 0845 767 8000
Hull University Nightline
A confidential listening and information service. Run by students, for students.
Nightline volunteers won't tell you what to do or give advice, but we will provide you with the time and space to talk things through. We can also provide you with information at a time when you might need it most.
Telephone: 01482 466272 (open every night of semester from 8pm to 8am)
A confidential service that encourages those in distress to seek help. The directory contains information on many different types of distress, as well as articles, news and events.
To ensure professionalism, all counsellors have provided qualifications and insurance cover or proof of membership with a professional body.
Telephone: 01276 301235
If you're experiencing mental health problems or need urgent support, you can call the Single Point of Access service on:
(8am - 6pm, Monday - Friday)
Or you can leave a message on the SPA self-referral line and they’ll call back by the next working day:
Alternatively, you can call the NHS Direct 24-hour helpline: