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If you or someone you know is in immediate danger of serious harm (for example, if someone has taken an overdose) call 999 for an ambulance immediately. If there is a risk of physical violence, or if the person is at risk of self-harm or of causing harm to someone else, it may be necessary to contact the police. 

Click here more information about who to contract in an emergency: Emergency Support


Next Steps Well-being Centre supports people with mental health problems, well being issues and preventing isolation and loneliness in Ryedale, North Yorkshire, by providing a drop-in centre, activities and outreach groups Kirkbymoorside/Pickering and pop ups through out Ryedale.
Tel: 01653 690 854


Next Steps Mental Health Resource Centre host several ‘Men in Sheds’ groups across Ryedale, whereby men meet to share their skills and provide peer support. The group is managed by an experienced mental health nurse. 
Tel: 01653 690 854

Andy’s Man Club host numerous male peer support groups across the UK. The closest to Ryedale is located in Scarborough. They also have a national online group for those outside of their catchment areas.

Future Intentions is a social enterprise business working across York, Scarborough, Norton and Malton, engaging and supporting women wishing to return to the workplace after a break but facing challenges of low confidence, social isolation, loneliness and poor mental health.
Tel: 07495 731958

Access to CAMHS is usually through your GP. For all routine referrals to the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (Harrogate & Rural District, Scarborough, Whitby, Ryedale, Hambleton & Richmondshire) please contact CAMHS:
Tel: 0300 0134778 (Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm)
If it is a crisis: 01723 346502 (10am to 10pm) 

Kooth is an online counselling service that is available to all young people in North Yorkshire aged between 11 and 25 years old. Kooth is free and can be accessed 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Age UK North Yorkshire Coast & Moors is a local independent charity, serving the needs of local people aged 50+. 
Tel: 0800 678 1602

Dementia Forward are an experienced and established team, passionate about supporting people across North Yorkshire living with dementia and those who care for them. 
Tel: 03300 578592

Support for adult and young carers as well as wider community programmes targeting social isolation. 

Tel: 01723 850155   


If you have alcohol and drug related issues it may be worthwhile contacting North Yorkshire Horizons. This is a drug and alcohol recovery service provided on behalf of North Yorkshire County Council.
Tel: 01723 330730

NY Rise offers specialist drug and alcohol support to young people aged 10-19 and up to 24 years with Special Educational Needs or Disability.

Tel: 08000 141480 (option 2)



Sight Support Ryedale provides a network of support, activities and friendship to help alleviate the social, emotional and practical problems that living with sight loss can bring.
Tel: 01653 698860

Camphill Village Trust supports people with learning disabilities, autism, mental health challenges and complex needs to lead a life of opportunity, encouraging and empowering them to make informed life choices and contribute to society in a way that brings purpose and meaning.
Tel: 01653 228322


Ryedale Special Families offer support to families of children and young people up to the age of 25 with additional needs, disabilities or illness, and mental health issues. This includes parents, carers, grandparents, siblings and the child or young person themselves.
Tel: 01653 699000


Living Well is a free service that aims to improve the health, wellbeing and independence of adults. We work with people who are isolated, vulnerable, bereaved, lacking confidence, or perhaps on the borderline of needing health and social care services.
Tel: 0300 131 2 131

Ryedale Carers Support is a local voluntary organisation and registered charity that provides practical and emotional help for carers, the people they care for and older people living on their own.
Tel: 01751 432288


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