Mental Health

This page is about “Mental Health“. There are many people who are ready to listen to you if you would like help and support dealing with anxiety, stress and feeling depressed.

Solace have created videos available in Arabic, Farsi and English designed to help refugees and asylum seekers understand the emotional impact of forced migration. The other videos show ways to cope with the stress and the disturbing effects of trauma. 

Visit the Solace website to view videos in English, Arabic and Farsi that you might find helpful.

Barnardo’s Boloh Helpline now supports the mental health and wellbeing of adult asylum seekers across the UK.

The Helpline will offer advice, signposting, emotional support and 8 free sessions of therapy by qualified Barnardo’s therapists. These sessions can take place remotely via telephone or online.  (Download poster)

Barnardo’s has a long history of providing mental health support to children, young people and adults and has a large pool of culturally informed therapists who speak a range of languages. Sessions can take place in your own language at a time that works for you.

Turning point can offer free help

If you are aged 16 years or older and are registered with a GP surgery in the Wakefield District, you can get help at Turning Point Talking Therapies by contacting them.

Their website provides information about:

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