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Leeds Crisis Assessment Centre

The Crisis Assessment Unit (CAU) from the Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust supports adults experiencing an acute and complex mental health crisis who may require an extended period of assessment and treatment – usually up to 72 hours. It is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

You can call the Leeds Crisis Assessment Unit on: 0800 183 1485

Crisis support for Young People

Leeds Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) Crisis Call for under 18s: 0800 953 0505. Available 365 days a year, 8am – 8pm. For young people struggling to cope and parents/guardians that are worried about their child.

MindMate has info on more young people’s crisis services here:


The Samaritans offer support, at any time of the day, to anyone in the UK who is in distress – including those who may feel suicidal. 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call 116 123

Dial House

Tel: 0113 260 9328  Text: 07922 249 452

Dial House is a place of sanctuary which visitors can access when they are in crisis. Visitors can relax in a homely environment and can also have an hour of one-to-one support from the in-house team of Crisis Support Workers. Open 6pm–2am Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Wednesday evenings. If you want to visit call between 6pm and 7pm. During the COVID-19 lockdown, the Dial House non-medical, holistic place of sanctuary is not seeing people in person, like many other services. Instead, phonelines are open all night, and they are offering video support via Zoom. Please see the website for more details.

National Mind

Mind has lots of online resources to help you cope in a crisis.

It also has an infoline to signpost you to the best support for you. The number is 0300 123 3393 and it is open 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday (except for bank holidays).