Information & Advice

Help and advice

Alcoholics Anonymous
0800 9177 650 (helpline)

National network of local Alcoholics Anonymous groups.Anxiety UK runs a helpline on weekdays between 9.30am–5.30pm, on 08444 775 774.

b-eat run a helpline for people experiencing an eating disorder. The national number is 0845 364 1414 or you can email them at

Bipolar UK has an information and support line    open weekdays between 9am–5pm, on 020 7931 6480.

Carers UK offers help and advice on weekdays between 10am–4pm. Their national number is 0808 808 7777 or you can email them at

Club Drug Clinic
020 3315 6111 (advice line)
For anyone concerned about their use of recreational drugs.

Crisis Call
Crisis center in Scarborough, England
Address: Trafalgar Square, Scarborough YO12 7PY
Phone: 01723 503202

Cross Lane Hospital
01723 384600

The Ellis Centre
No reviews · Mental Health Services
18 Dean Rd · 01723 355095

Families Anonymous
0845 1200 660 (helpline)
Self-help groups for families and friends of people with a drug problem.

0300 123 6600
Comprehensive information about recreational drugs, and free 24-hour helpline.

Marijuana Anonymous
0300 124 0373 (helpline)
Help for anyone worried about cannabis use.




The National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC)
0808 801 0331 (freephone from landline and mobiles)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
Guidelines on treatments for depression.

Scarborough Whitby & Ryedale Mind
Non-profit organisation
01723 356562

Milewood Healthcare Ltd
No reviews · Mental Health Services
01723 361555

No Panic run a helpline for people experiencing anxiety disorders, open 10am–10pm, 365 days a year, on 0844 967 4848.
OCD UK has an advice line open weekdays between 9am–5pm on 0845 120 3778, or you can email them at


0300 330 0700

National charity for parents, providing information and support for all parents.

NHS Choices
Provides information on treatments for depression available through the NHS.

Chris, PO Box 9090, Sterling FK8 2SA
helpline: 116 123
A 24-hour telephone helpline for people struggling to cope.

SANE 0300 304 7000

Runs SANEline helpline offering practical information and support. Also runs an online an support community called Black Dog Tribe.

Scarborough Survivors Resource Centre
No reviews · Mental Health Services
01723 501049

Switchboard 0300 330 0630

LGBT+ helpline. Provides listening services, information and support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities across the country.

Volunteering England
Information about volunteering opportunities in England.