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Support services

Mental health and wellbeing issues can affect anyone. They can be caused by money problems or be the cause of money problems. There's always someone you can talk to, and help is available.

Samaritans are available day or night, 24 hours a day to listen and offer emotional support to anyone who needs it. Please call 116 123 free from any phone, or you can contact Samaritans online.

NHS Services

Barnsley mental health services

There's a range of mental health services in Barnsley, including the improving access to psychological therapies (IAPT) service. They offer quick and easy access to the best type of support to help you understand and learn to manage your symptoms. These include for conditions like:

  • anxiety
  • stress
  • low mood
  • depression

Find out more about mental health services in Barnsley.

24 hour NHS mental health helpline 

Mental health support, advice and guidance from the NHS. This is a helpline for anyone seeking support for their mental health or their carers. The helpline is confidential.

You can call them on 0800 183 0558.

Support groups

Andy's Man Club

Andy’s Man Club run free sessions where men over 18 can come together and offer each other support. Visit the Andy's Man Club Barnsley Facebook page for more details.

Age UK

Age UK Barnsley does everything it can to support older people in Barnsley. If you're worried about the cost of living, get in touch with them on (01226) 776820.


Rotherham and Barnsley Mind is provide high quality mental health services in the local area. They're committed to helping those in need by promoting good mental health. They offer high quality support so that nobody feels alone when dealing with mental health problems.

You can call them on  (01226) 211188 or visit the RB Mind website.

Barnsley Support Hub

The Barnsley Support Hub offers free mental health support in a welcoming, non-judgmental, and non-clinical environment. Find more about the Barnsley Support Hub.

Support for the armed forces community

If you serve, or have served, in the armed forces (including reservists), there's help available for you and your family.

Find out about support for the armed forces community.

Yorkshire Smokefree

Yorkshire Smokefree provides expert NHS advice and support for anyone who wants to stop smoking. When you're ready to quit, we're ready to help. Our friendly experts will help you find the best way to quit. They provide support throughout your journey, so you're smoke-free in no time.

Find out about the support available.

Domestic abuse support

Domestic abuse is any incident of threatening behaviour, violence or abuse. Types of abuse include psychological, physical, sexual, financial or emotional.

  • Call 999 if you or someone you know is in immediate danger from domestic abuse.
  • Call 101 if you want to report something that's happened or if you want to seek advice.
  • Call the Independent Domestic Abuse Service (IDAS) on 03000 110 110 or the 24-hour national domestic abuse helpline on 0808 2000 247.
  • Visit the IDAS website for more help and support.

Alcohol and substance misuse support 

Find out about the range of support available for people with alcohol problems. This includes DrinkCoach - an online tool to help people who want to cut down their alcohol intake.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

AA is a support service that helps people to not feel alone when battling their addiction. They help people handle sobriety and assist in their recovery.

You can call AA on 0800 917 7650. You can also email them at or visit the AA website.

Barnsley Recovery Steps 

Barnsley Recovery Steps provide a free service if you would like to make changes to your drug and alcohol use.  

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

NA is a service that supports recovery for people battling substance misuse. They help people go back to a productive lifestyle.

You can phone them on 0300 999 1212. You can also email or visit the NA website.

Gambling support

Find out about gambling support on our help to manage your money page.

Support for businesses and staff

Employee health and wellbeing matters. That's why we work with businesses to access a range of support for their staff. There's also the chance to host events that can make a difference to the wellbeing of their employees.

Find out more about how Be Well @ Work can support your business and staff.


Alright Pal

Our #AlrightPal campaign is about starting the conversation around mental health and wellbeing as a first step towards stopping suicide. Find out about Alright Pal.