North Yorkshire Libraries
The library is a great place for children and young people. No one is too young to join the library and it is free to join and borrow books and health resources. For more information visit the North Yorkshire Council website.
Getting Early Help
If you think you may need support for your mental health and wellbeing there are a number of services available in North Yorkshire.
Services for children and young people's mental health
To see a summary of the commissioned services in North Yorkshire for children’s social and emotional mental health, visit our Mini Marketplace presentation
Wellbeing in Mind are a team of NHS staff, working in schools to offer support to students experiencing common emotional wellbeing difficulties. If you are concerned about your emotional or mental wellbeing please speak to a member of school or college staff as soon as possible. They will be able to help you get the right support and can refer you to our team if this is needed. You can find out more information on the Tees, Esk and Wear Valley NHS Foundation Trust website.
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Yorsexual Health is a free and confidential sexual health service, running across York and North Yorkshire. You can search for services on the Yorsexual Health North Yorkshire website or phone 01904 721111.
For more information on sexual health, take a look at our Sexual Health page.Visit YorSexual Health website
Getting More Help
If you need more specialist help for an on-going mental health problem that is significantly impacting your daily life then the Specialist Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) might be able to provide the best support. To find out more visit the about specialist CAMHS page.
Information on the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) locality hubs in Hambleton/Richmondshire, Harrogate/Knaresborough/Ripon/Craven, Scarborough/Ryedale/Whitby & Filey and Selby is available by clicking the button below.Checkout the hubs
Getting Urgent Help
If you’ve seriously injured yourself or taken an overdose call 999 or get immediate medical advice from NHS 111.
If you are in a crisis and feel like you can’t cope, speak to somebody straight away. Visit our Urgent Help page for contact details for the North Yorkshire single point of access Crisis Service.