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New website to help people in Scarborough and Ryedale self-refer for mental health therapies

North Yorkshire improving access to psychological therapies (IAPT) service, which offers talking therapies treatments, has launched a new website to make it easier for people to access help and support. This includes an option to self-refer online without having to go through a GP. The Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust (TEWV) service [...]

People experiencing anxiety and depression this Christmas encouraged to seek help through talking therapy

North Yorkshire GPs are urging residents to seek help if the strains of Christmas begin to take a toll on mental health. With the pressure to socialise, temptation to overindulge and finances stretched, this can be a particularly stressful time of year. The inclement winter weather and dark days mean it can also be especially difficult for people [...]

New North Yorkshire school mental health and wellbeing service to launch in April

A new mental health and wellbeing service is launching in North Yorkshire, thanks to a partnership between the local NHS and North Yorkshire County Council. The North Yorkshire School Mental Health and Wellbeing service will support schools to develop a whole school approach to positive mental health by delivering training to school staff and key p [...]