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Southern Brooks Community Partnerships

Mental Health Resources

You can find information below about other services that provide mental health support.

We do our best to keep this page updated, but we are a small team. Please email us at wellbeing@southernbrooks.org.uk if you've spotted something that needs updating.

Samaritans

The Samaritans offer lots of different ways to talk to them - either by phoning, online chat, emailing, or writing them a letter. Click the link to the left to see all of their contact details.

Vita Health Group 24/7 helpline

  • Tel: 0800 0126549

This is a 24/7 confidential helpline, providing immediate emotional and practical support. It is staffed by experienced counsellors who will offer emotional support and who can connect you to organisations available in Bristol, North Somerset, and South Gloucestershire.

Independent Mental Health Network

A list of mental health and wellbeing services in South Gloucestershire.

Bristol Mind aims to promote a positive view of mental health and provide services that are accessible, relevant and empowering to the people using them. They also have a helpful list of other services and organisations on their website.

VitaMinds

VitaMinds run the NHS talking therapies service. It’s a free service, offering a range of short-term psychological therapies to adults 16-years and over, who are registered with a GP in and live in Bristol, North Somerset & South Gloucestershire.

Talk to the Rainbow

Talk to the Rainbow are a team of LGBTQ+ and allied counsellors and therapists. Based in Bristol and the South West, they provide therapeutic services covering everything related to sexual orientation, gender and sex.

Mental Health Mates

Mental Health Mates is a network of peer support groups IRL and online, run by people who experience their own mental health issues, meeting regularly to walk, connect and share without fear or judgement.

Papyrus HopeLine

They can support children and young people under the age of 35 who are experiencing thoughts of suicide; or anyone concerned that a young person could be thinking about suicide. Their opening hours are 9am - midnight every day.

Over 50's Alcohol Helpline

This is an over-50's Alcohol Helpline providing support and advice to individuals aged over 50 worried about their drinking, and their concerned others. The line is available 7 days a week; Monday to Friday (12pm - 8pm) and weekends (10am to 4pm).

Centre for Clinical Interventions - anxiety resources

They provide general information sheets and worksheets for dealing with anxiety.

Apps to Help With Mental Health

An app designed to help people resist or manage the urge to self-harm. It's private and password-protected.

Learn to look at problems differently, turn negative thoughts into positive ones and improve your mental wellbeing.

Create music to help express complex feelings. Cove is a personal musical journal to help you with your mental health.

Get quick, easy and discreet access to information and advice about self-harm and suicidal thoughts.

eQuoo: Emotional Fitness Game - app

Use adventure games designed by psychologists to increase your emotional fitness and learn new psychological skills.

Improve your thoughts, feelings, self-esteem and self-confidence using the principles of cognitive behavioural therapy.

Pick from 10 modules to learn how to manage fear, anxiety and stress, and take control of your thoughts, feelings and behaviour.

Stress & Anxiety Companion - app

Guided breathing exercises, relaxing music and games made to help calm the mind, and handle stress and anxiety on the go.