Emotional support available for people affected by flooding
There are a number of options available for people experiencing emotional distress following the floods brought on by Storm Ciara.
However distress is usually temporary; if it persists into the longer term and develops into prolonged symptoms such as continuous low mood or sadness, or feelings of hopelessness and helplessness, there are services that can help:
- Your GP
- South West Yorkshire Partnership Trust offer psychological therapies for adults registered with a Calderdale GP, they are a self-referral service 01484 343700. Click here for further information.
- Calderdale Talking Therapies (Insight Health Care) offer psychological support for adults registered with a Calderdale GP, they are a self-referral service – 0300 5550191. Click here for more information.
- Healthy Minds, Calderdale’s mental health charity, provides a number of services including drop-ins, peer-led wellbeing groups and Safespace (out of hours support available for people in distress on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings) – 01422 345154. Click here for more information.
- SANE helpline – 0845 767 8000
- The Samaritans – 116123