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Mind Without Borders: New Service 2022

At Bristol Mind, we understand the barriers that refugees and asylum seekers face in accessing talking therapies. Therefore, we are continuing to develop the mental health support we provide. We are excited to announce the expansion of Mind Without Borders.… Read more

Seasonal Affective Disorder: Blog

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a form of depression which people experience during particular seasons or times of year. There’s a lot of research into SAD in winter, where it’s often tied with the shorter daylight hours, but SAD can… Read more

Festive Opening Hours 2021 – 2022

If you’re struggling this Christmas, you may want to find support for your mental health. There are a few ways that you can do this: Call Samaritans on 116 123 (freephone). They’re always open. They have a Welsh language line too. Text SHOUT to 85258. This is a free… Read more

A new home for Advocacy Services

From the 1st January 2022 the advocacy services provided by Bristol Mind are transferring to two new providers. Statutory Advocacy services will be provided by SWAN (South West Advocacy Network). You can contact them by phone on 03333 447928 or by… Read more

November – Men’s mental health Month

I am a 34-year-old Personal Trainer living in Bristol moving here 7 years ago from North Cornwall. I love socializing and being outside doing activities, climbing, skiing, running, cycling, camping whatever it is its better with friends. Being in Bristol… 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

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