Mental Health

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)

Website: www.awp.nhs.uk/24-hour-support

XenZone

Free online counselling, support and Apps (Kooth for 11-18yrs, QWell for adults and Minds For Life for mobile apps).

Website: www.xenzone.com

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.

Website: www.web.ntw.nhs.uk/selfhelp/

LGBTQ Mental Health

Information about mental health support for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer or questioning (LGBTQ).

Telephone: 0300 123 3393

Website: www.mind.org.uk/information-support

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

Website: www.mind.org.uk/information-support

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

Email: awp.southglostalkingtherapies@nhs.net

Website: www.iapt-sglos.awp.nhs.uk

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

Website: www.woodlandwarriorprogramme.org

Email: thewprogramme@hiddenvalleybushcraft.co.uk

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.

Website: www.nhs.uk/oneyou/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.

Website: www.rcpsych.ac.uk/mental-health