Counselling and Emotional Support

MarigoldsIf you are feeling low or in distress and need support, there are counsellors, life coaches, helplines and support services to help you deal with a whole range of issues including:

  • anger
  • bereavement
  • cancer
  • depression
  • eating disorders
  • relationships
  • stress

Many health charities have specialist helplines and can offer emotional support for living with specific conditions. Look for a health condition here and then check the websites listed.  You can also look under M for mental health in our health A-Z.  If you need help, get in touch.

WebsiteWhat can you find on this site?
NHS Choices: Moodzone You can search for a wide range of counselling, emotional support and mental health services in your area.

You can also find out about dealing with low mood, depression, anxiety, stress and other common problems.
NHS Choices: Youth Wellbeing DirectoryYou can search for mental health support services for young people in your area
Books on PrescriptionSelf help book scheme, available through local libraries, covering topics from anger through to worrying. Find your local library here:

- Bradford and district
- North Yorkshire
- East Lancashire
Counselling DirectoryYou can search for counsellors and psychotherapists in your area who meet your needs.

You can also find out about the types of therapy and support available, and read useful articles by counsellors and psychotherapists.
Life Coach DirectoryYou can search for life coaches in your area who meet your needs.

You can also find out about the types of coaching available, and read useful articles by life coaches.
MindYou can find out about the helplines, support groups, and wellbeing activities run by Mind in your area:

- Mind in Bradford
- Craven Mind
SamaritansYou can get in touch for confidential emotional support. Ring 08457 909090 or email jo@samaritans.org
Shelf Help: Books on Prescription for young peopleSelf help book scheme, available through local libraries, covering topics from anger through to worrying. Find your local library here:

- Bradford and district
- North Yorkshire
- East Lancashire
Therapy DirectoryYou can search for complementary and alternative therapists in your area who meet your needs.

You can also find out about the types of therapy available, and read useful articles by therapists.