Mental Health Information and Useful Links

Leeds Mind

Inkwell is part of Leeds Mind who supports people with mental health problems, providing services throughout the Leeds area. We believe that everyone can lead a full, active and rewarding life, and we work with our clients to support them in achieving their goals and engaging in their communities. Our services include: employment, housing and wellbeing.

Crisis emergency contact information

Mental Health Online Directory

Online Directory produced by Leeds Mind:

The website is for the following groups of people:

  • People who are experiencing mental health difficulties
  • Carers, family and friends of people experiencing mental health difficulties
  • People working with someone who is experiencing mental health difficulties
  • Anyone with an interest in mental health and wellbeing
Leeds York Partnership Foundation Trust (LYPFT)

Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist mental health and learning disability services to people within Leeds, York, Selby, Tadcaster, Easingwold and parts of North Yorkshire.

Service users are at the heart of our organisation. We constantly strive to provide the best possible care and support, working closely with related organisations to provide effective, accessible and modern mental health and learning disability services.

Working in partnership with our local communities, our core purpose is to improve the mental health and well being of the people who use our services.


Elefriends is a supportive online community where you can be yourself. We all know what it’s like to struggle sometimes, but now there’s a safe place to listen, share and be heard.

Time to Change

England’s most ambitious campaign to end the stigma and discrimination faced by people who experience mental health problems.


Providing care and emotional support for people with mental health problems, their families and carers as well as information for other organisations and the public.

Wellbeing Web

The Wellbeing Web is a blog where individuals can contribute information, stories, pictures or films about places and activities in Leeds which help maintain their wellbeing.

Arts & Creative Activity

TCV – The Conservation Volunteers

Environmental and conservation organisation looking after green places, caring for nature and caring for people as well.

Arts and Minds

The Arts & Minds Network aims to bring together people in Leeds who believe the arts can promote mental well being. The network is open to anyone who in Leeds wants to see the growth of arts and health – including service users, carers, mental health workers, artists, arts organisations and mental health organisations.

Northern College

The Northern College is an outstanding residential college dedicated to the education and training of men and women who are without formal qualifications and are seeking to return to learning.

WEA – Workers Education Authority

A charity and one of the UK’s largest voluntary sector providers of adult education.

Outside In

Providing a platform for artists who find it difficult to access the art world

Cloth Cat

An inner-city Leeds based charity that uses music training to help local people improve the quality of their lives.


Swarthmore is a centre for lifelong learning,  community projects and family learning sessions whose main aim is to encourage people who want to learn but might not feel comfortable in more formal educational institutions. We work on a friendly, human scale, offering a confidential counselling service, on-site childcare and learning support.