If you are in crisis or feel suicidal please contact the surgery (01845 440462), 111, A+E or Samaritans (116 123).

Online Resources and Organisations

National MindRethink and the Mental Health Foundation are organisations that provide information and advice for people with mental health issues, friends families and carers and campaign about mental health issues.

Living Life to the Full is an online self-help course

The NHS Mental Health and Wellbeing pages has a series of of audio Podcasts and other resources to help with low mood and anxiety

Books on Prescription Library scheme providing access to a range of self help books to help manage some common mental health conditions including stress, depression and anxiety.

Moodgym Online course to support anxiety and depression

Side by Side is open to anybody who has an experience of mental health problems, or is closely connected to someone that has. The community has been designed to exist alongside your current methods of managing your mental health.


Silvercloud provides a wide range of supportive and interactive programmes, tools and tactics for mental and behavioural health issues. These programmes address wellbeing, life balance, time management, communication skills, goal setting, communication and relationship management, anger management, stress management, relaxation and sleep management, among many others.


Daylio enables you to keep a private diary without having to type a single line. Pick your mood and add activities you have been doing during the day. You can also add notes and keep an old school diary. Daylio is collecting recorded moods and activities in the statistics and calendar. This format will help you to understand your habits better. Keep track of your activities and create patterns to become more productive. Free


Catch It
is a joint project between the Universities of Liverpool and Manchester, to help users better understand their moods through use of an ongoing diary.
The app was designed to illustrate some of the key principles of psychological approaches to mental health and well-being, and specifically Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).Free



SAM is an app to help you understand and manage anxiety. The app has been developed in collaboration with a research team from UWE, Bristol.
SAM will help you to understand what causes your anxiety, monitor your anxious thoughts and behaviour over time and manage your anxiety through self-help exercises and private reflection.


https://www.sleepstation.org.uk A brilliant NHS lead resource
https://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/mental-health/problems-disorders/sleeping-well. Useful reading from the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Bereavement Support

Cruse Bereavement Care York and North Yorkshire

Herriot Hospice Homecare > bereavement counselling service

North Yorkshire County Council > bereavement support

York Sands > stillbirth and neonatal death charity

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust > bereavement service

Children and Young People

Young Minds work to improve mental heath for young people

Compass Buzz (9-19 year olds) 01609 777662


Domestic violence IDAS

Advice for Domestic Abuse- IDAS


Local Services


IAPT- Improving Access to psychological therapies in North Yorkshire. Self referral via IAPT online phone 01609 768890 or see your GP

http://www.holyroodhouse.org.uk/ - Centre for Health & Pastoral Care.

They offer a variety of therapies for a charitable donation.



- and access for gym classes & membership 

http://www.butterfliesdance.com/ - offer an array of adult classes


- details of an array of yoga classes in the area



http://www.thirskandsowerbyharriers.co.uk/ - running club



Shout 85258 - free confidential messaging service to support mental health



Other Resources

Workplace Mental Health Support Service- via Access to Work on 0300 456 8114
MIND 01609 780758
Veterans 01748 83196
Anxiety UK 03444 755 774
NO PANIC 0844 967 4848
OCD Action 0845 390 6232
Rethink Mental Illness 0300 5000 927
General Advice- 
Citizens Advice
Advice for Drug and Alcohol Addiction- 
Horizons or 01723 330730

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