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Breathing Space

Overview of service

The Breathing Space service consists of both a face-to-face and telephone service, offering calm, non-clinical support for individuals experiencing or at risk of a mental health crisis. Staffed by a team with a broad range of experience in mental health issues, the services offers a compassionate listening ear and signposting to relevant service.

Eligibility criteria

Anyone who: • Is 16 years and over • Resides (or is registered with a GP) in the BANES area • Experiencing poor mental health, struggling with emotional distress, suicidal ideation or feeling overwhelmed

Area(s) covered

Contact information

Opening hours

The freephone line is open from 5:30pm to 11:00pm, every day of the year.
The face-to-face service is open from 6pm to 10:30pm, every day of the year.

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