Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership
We know this can be a particularly anxious and difficult time, particularly if you or someone you care about struggles with mental health difficulties.
In order to alleviate pressure on primary care and accident and emergency departments, our staff will be available 24/7 to provide advice, guidance and support over the phone to our patients, families and carers, as well as members of the public who may be worried about their own or someone else’s mental health.
Telephone: 0300 303 1320 (open 24hr, 365 days a year)
South Glos Talking Therapies
South Glos Talking Therapies are the gateway for the NHS talking therapy services within South Gloucestershire. They provide access to a range of therapeutic interventions in line with people’s differing emotional needs
Telephone: 0117 3784270
Every Mind Matters
How are you taking care of your mental health? Get expert advice, practical tips and a personalised action plan with Every Mind Matters.
Mental Health During Pregnancy and When You Have a New Baby
Most expect to feel happy, excited and positive during pregnancy, and when their baby is born. But it is natural to feel stressed or anxious at times during pregnancy, or when you have a new baby, with up to 1 in 5 women having mental health problems in pregnancy or after birth.
OTR (Off the Record) Bristol
OTR is a mental health social movement by and for young people aged 11-25 living in Bristol and South Gloucestershire. You can find more information on the OTR (Off the Record) Bristol page or on their website and social media below.
Telephone: 0808 808 9120 (Mon-Fri 14:00-17:00)
Veterans Mental Health
The Woodland Warrior Programme provides therapeutic activities for armed forces personnel and veterans. Participants should be currently serving or have served in the military services at some point in their life. Participants can be referred to the programme via a charity/recovery centre/ GP or can self-refer.
The programme provides participants with the opportunity to recuperate, recalibrate and re-engage. It is suitable for people who have disengaged and lack confidence to continue as before. An official diagnosis is not required to attend.
Telephone: 0759 429 1714
Confidential emotional, mental health support helpline and signposting service for people who identify as Trans, A Gender, Gender Fluid and Non-binary and provides a safe place to talk about feelings confidentially.
We don’t record calls and we don’t ask for any personal details.
Telephone: 0300 330 5468 Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings from 20:00 – midnight
Changes Bristol is a local charity providing peer support groups. Groups are free to attend and are safe and confidential spaces where members support each other in a non-judgemental environment. Groups are run by trained volunteers with lived experience of mental health issues themselves. Anyone over 18 is welcome.
Telephone: 0117 941 1123
LGBTQ Mental Health
Information about mental health support for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer or questioning (LGBTQ).
Telephone: 0300 123 3393
NHS Self-help Leaflets
Mental health self-help website with an excellent range of leaflets which can be viewed or downloaded and is also available in audio.
Parenting with a Mental Health Problem
Information about difficulties you may face as a parent with a mental health problem, support available and suggestions on how to help yourself and your children.
Telephone: 0300 123 3393
Free online counselling, support and Apps (Kooth for 11-18yrs, QWell for adults and Minds For Life for mobile apps).