Stephaney Allinson BHMA, MNIMH, MCPP,
Medical Herbalist

Mental health is a very big, very complicated subject, with lots of different elements. There are also a lot of different treatment strategies, after all, there are also a lot of different people in the world. There will be different sections on this page, that will be added to and re-organised at various points in time. Hopefully, there will be something on here that could help you or someone that you know going through difficulties.

Some Useful Numbers:
Primary Care Mental Health Team (IAPT) Self referral for counselling in Leeds, W Yorks: 01138434388

West Leeds PEP (Patient Empowerment Project) for help with social issues such as money, isolation etc: 01132795870

Anxiety UK 08444775774 (9.30am-5.30pm)

Mind 03001233393

Samaritans 08457909090

Saneline 08457678000 (6pm-11pm)

Some Useful Websites: (Google Northumberland Tyne and Wear self help) Short leaflets for self-help on a variety of subjects including sleep, mood and anxiety. These leaflets can be printed out. Self-help leaflets and info for depression, anxiety, panic and phobias.  CBT for depression, low mood and anxiety.

NHS Choices website - This has many links to self-help and contact numbers for services: This is a website dedicated to mental health and it covers all kinds of problems, they give advice in their A-Z section.