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Mind in Bradford is a local branch
of Mind, the mental health charity.

Mind in Bradford was set up more than 30 years ago by a group of service users who were looking for more mental health and wellbeing support. The organisation became affiliated to national Mind but is still an independent charity which relies on its own resources to provide award-winning local services.

Our aim is to promote mental wellbeing across Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven and to help people experiencing emotional and mental health problems towards recovery and a better life. You can read more about our work in our latest impact report.


Our local services are free and include:

Guide-Line – an online and telephone support service for all ages, manned by trained staff and volunteers. You can call them on 08001 884 884 between 12pm-12am every day. Alternatively, you can chat with us online.

Sanctuary – an evening safe space service for people aged 16+ in crisis which can be an alternative to hospital admission. Referral is through First Response on 0800 952 1181.

Wellbeing – free groups to help you recover, learn coping strategies, boost your self-esteem and find new friends. No referral or diagnosis is required.


1:1 Support – we have recovery workers based at five GP surgeries in Bradford who are ready to listen and support you. These evening appointments are available to people in the Bradford district aged 11+.

Hearing Voices: We are Bradford’s first Maastricht interview centre, offering this innovative new way of finding strategies to cope with hearing voices.

Community Companions – project in Baildon and Bradford City to tackle isolation and depression among adults.

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