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World Suicide Prevention Day 10th September 2021

The theme of this year’s Suicide Prevention Day is ‘Creating Hope Through Action’ according to the International Association for Suicide Prevention. This message is more important than ever in light of the fact that suicide rates in Bristol are significantly… Read more

Learning to Live With Uncertainty

When the pandemic began in March 2020 my friend said to me “I think we’ll be back to normal by June.” Now my scientific understanding of pandemics is pretty limited, but I didn’t agree. Deep down I was thinking: “This… Read more

Support for LGBT+ people

Bristol Mind Mindline Trans+ 0300 330 5468 (Open 8pm-Midnight on Mon, Wed and Fri) Meeting Minds LGBTQ+ Services To request a registration form please email counselling@bristolmind.org.uk (please specify in your email that you are interested in LGBTQ+ specific counselling) and we… Read more

Support for Domestic Violence

Bristol Against Violence (BAVA)   BAVA – Bristol Against Violence and Abuse NextLink Tel: 0800 4700 280 (Domestic Abuse Helpline, Open 8.30am-5.30pm Mon-Fri & 9.30am-1pm Saturday).  Next Link – specialist domestic abuse services for women and children in Bristol (nextlinkhousing.co.uk)       National… Read more

Support for Bullying

National Bullying Helpline            0300 323 0169 (Open 9am-5pm, Mon Fri)   About the National Bullying Helpline Bullying UK 0808 800 2222 (Open 9am-9pm Mon-Fri & 10am-3pm on weekends) askus@familylives.org.uk Bullying advice | Bullying UK

Support for Loneliness

Bristol Mind MindLine Freephone: 0808 808 0330 Wednesday to Sunday, 7pm – 11pm The Marmalade Trust    Tel: 07566 244788      info@marmaladetrust.org Marmalade Trust | Loneliness Charity | Based in Bristol, England Bristol Age UK Tel: 0117 929 7537… Read more

Support for Financial Stress

Talking Money Freephone: 0800 121 4511 (Open 9.30am-5pm, Mon-Fri) Tel: 0117 954 3990 (Open 9.30am-5pm, Mon-Fri) mail@talkingmoney.org.uk Talking Money – Advice for people with financial problems. Bristol City Council Money advice – bristol.gov.uk Bristol Citizens Advice Bureau Tel: 03444 111… Read more

MindLine Trans+ Opening an additional night!

We are excited to announce that from Wednesday 1st September, MindLine Trans+ will be open every Monday, Wednesday and Friday evening 8pm – midnight. You can contact MindLine Trans+ on 0300 330 5468.

Advocacy drop-in closed next week!

Our Outreach Advocacy Drop-In service will be closed for week only on Tuesday 24th (at our main office) and Wednesday 25th August (at Windmill hill city farm) We will be back open as usual on Tuesday 31st August, 11am-2pm. We… Read more

Bristol Pride 2021 Blog: LGBTQ+ choir movement

This Pride we are chatting with our staff and supporters about their experiences. We caught up with Georgia Spooner. Georgia was our Mind Without Borders Greenspace Wellbeing Coordinator and helped develop this amazing refugee service. She has recently started a… Read more