Scarborough Survivors

Mental Health Resource Centre and Crisis Cafe

 

Mental health and wellbeing hub

supporting the Borough of Scarborough

 

Due to Covid-19 the Resource Centre and Crisis Cafe are closed

until further notice – see below  details our telephone support

and a rage of other support services that are available

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Telephone support – 7 days and 7 nights during Covid-19 lockdown

07516 916290 

Saturday & Sunday, 9.30am to 7.30pm

This number is available 7 days for professional staff to make referrals

07860 102516 

Monday, 9.30am – 1am
Tuesday 7.30pm – 1.00am
Wednesday, 9.30am – 7.30pm
Friday, 9.30am – 7.30pm

Telephone support – 7 days and 7 nights during Covid-19 lockdown

07395 824526

Tuesday, 9.30am – 7.30pm        Wednesday to Sunday, 7.30pm to 1am Thursday, 9.30am to 1am

Please bear with us…

If we don’t anwer, you can text asking us to ring – please make sure you add your name.

Mental health crisis support

0300 0200 317 or 01482 301701

Telephone support – 7 days and 7 nights during Covid-19 lockdown

07562 974101

Wednesday to Sunday, 7.30pm to 1am

07759 638733

For support in the Whitby area Wednesday, 9am to 4pm

Best wishes from Scarborough Surivors and the Crisis Cafe.  Stay safe everyone.

The following links offer advice and support:

https://www.recoverycollegeonline.co.uk/easy-read/coronavirus-easy-read/

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-for-the-public-on-mental-health-and-wellbeing/guidance-for-the-public-on-the-mental-health-and-wellbeing-aspects-of-coronavirus-covid-19

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-on-social-distancing-and-for-vulnerable-people

https://campaignresources.phe.gov.uk/resources/campaigns/82-every-mind-matters/resources

http://www.stopsuicidenenc.org/

https://www.nhs.uk/service-search/mental-health/find-an-urgent-mental-health-helpline

Who are

Scarborough

Survivors?

Scarborough Survivors is a registered charity with 25 years of experience representing and supporting people with poor mental health.

Under normal circumstances, our Mental Health Resource Centre at 9 Alma Square, Scarborough is open 7 days a week and our Crisis Cafe is open 5 nights per week.  Our Whitby Allsorts group meet on a Wednesday at the Spa Pavillion.  Our services are drop-in and free to access by anyone aged 16 or over.

We are a service-user led charity.  Our members, with experience of mental health problems, either personally or as a carer, close relative or friend, have a direct say in how we are managed to ensure we best meet the needs of those accessing our services.

Staying safe

during self isolation

You can make a safety plan to

help prevent your mental health

deteriorating at

https://stayingsafe.net/

National telephone support

Samaritans: 116 123

SaneLine: 0300 094 7000

CALM: 0800 58 58 58

Mind: 0300 123 3393

Rethink: 0300 50000 927

North Yorshire support line:

0333 000 309

Accessing support using mobile phones

SHOUT-85258 (text service), CALM,

Headspace, Fire fighter, Be mindful,

Happier, Stay Alive, Mindshift… plus many other

sources of online support including Anxiety UK

and The Minfulness Association.

Online activities for wellbeing

Music for wellbeing

https://www.recoverycollegeonline.co.uk/music-for-wellbeing/

Culture in quarentine – Shaespeare

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episodes/p089zds8/culture-in-quarantine-shakespeare

 

Support for under 25 years

https://www.themix.org.uk/

0808 808 4994 for online chat, Crisis text service

htts://www.compass-uk.org/

0800 008 7452; text 07520 631168

https://www.childline.org.uk/

 

Online learning & helpful courses

NYCC Adult Learning are offering free online

courses during the Covid-19 lockdown. 

For more details ring  01609 532536; email

north.adultlearning@northyorks.gov.uk or

www.facebook.com/NorthYorkshireAdultLearning/

  Night Time Crisis Cafe 

   When normal services reume,

  we offer drop-in support to

  those who are suffering from a

  mental health crisis or distress

  or those who are seeking to

  prevent the onset of crisis.

  A safe sanctuary for people in

  times of distress in a homely and

  supportive environment.

Open for drop-in support

5 nights a week

Tuesday, Wednesday,

Friday and Saturday,

7.30pm – 1am

Sunday, 8pm – 1am

Please be aware it is for peole in

need of immediate attention and

is not a drop-in for socialising.

The Crisis Cafe is run by a

Senior Support Worker and

three Support Workers and

is supported by volunteers.

Activities

All our social activities are free. (Please note, these are not running due to lockdown restrictions)

Board games, cards, colouring-in and a karaoke machine can be used at any time.

If you would like to attend regularly, we ask that a membership form be completed.

Music

Monday, 1 – 2pm

No experience necessary, have a go with percussion, keyboards or guitar.

Writing

Monday, 1 – 2.30pm

No specific themes… just have a go with any method that uses words on a page.

Gardening

Monday, 1.30 – 3.30pm

Fresh air and gentle exercise at Cross Lane gardens and say hello to the hens!

 IT help

Monday, 12.30 – 2pm

Help to access online technology safely and securely

Quiz

Tuesday, 2 – 4pm

Not a test of your knowledge, more an opportunity to talk about a range of topics.

Feel Good Walk

Wednesday, 1.30 – 3.30pm  &  First Saturday, 12.15 – 3.15pm

Enjoy a social walk with a coffee stop – suitable for moderate mobility.  Monthly extended walk on a Saturday.

Arts and Crafts

Thursday, 1 – 3pm &   Saturday, 2 – 3.30pm

No experience needed and all art/craft materials provided.

Listening Ear

Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 12 – 4pm

Call in to talk in confidence about your mental health

Fragle Funky Choir

Friday, 1 – 2.30pm

Singing has a really positive impact on mental wellbeing and every voice counts!