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Mental Health

Get help in a crisis

If someone is in immediate danger telephone 999.

Talk to someone

Many people who live with a mental health problem try to keep their feelings hidden because they are afraid of other people’s reactions, however, one of the best things you can do to improve your mental health is talk about it.

If you’d like to take to someone about mental health issues there are a number of local contacts there to help:

Organisation Contact details Opening hours
Talking Shop
      Address: 63 Hall Gate, Doncaster, DN1 3PB

    T: 01302 565650
Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm
Doncaster Mental Health Service, Single Point of Access T: 01302 566999 Open 24 hours a day, every day of the year
Samaritans T: 116 123 Open 24 hours a day, every day of the year
Doncaster Mind T: 01302 812190 Monday – Friday, 9am – 4pm

You can also contact your doctor.

Mental health advice for young people

Project 3 work with young people aged 18 and under who need advice information, help, support and intervention on a number of topics, including mental health.

Young people can attend one of their walk in sessions at our town centre base and see a worker for advice and information

For 1:1 structured support young people can self refer or parents, carers or professionals can give us a call to refer in and we can see the young person at a venue of choice as long as it is safe.

Address Contact details Drop in session times
Project 3 Young People’s Health and Wellbeing Service, 
East Laith Gate House, 
East Laith Gate, 
Doncaster,
DN1 1JE
T: 01302 640032

E: rdashproject3.referrals@nhs.net
      Monday 11am-6pm

      Tuesday , Wednesday and Thursday 11am-5pm

      Friday 11am-4.30pm

    Saturdays 10am-3pm
Young people can be seen at other times on appointment basis.

Mental health advice

Around a quarter of the population experience some kind of mental health problem in any one year. 

The overall number of people with mental health problems has not changed significantly in recent years, but worries about things like money, jobs and benefits can make it harder for people to cope.

There are five steps we can all take to improve our mental wellbeing. If you give them a try, you may feel happier, more positive and able to get the most from life:

  1. Connect - talk to someone
  2. Be active - physical activity is associated with lower rates of anxiety and depression
  3. Take notice - take time to look around and enjoy the environment around you
  4. Learn - try something new
  5. Give - a simple act of kindness can go a long way

Last reviewed: 29/08/2018

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