Resources:

Bristol Survivors Network

Bristol Survivors Network is a group of people with lived experience of mental health difficulties, campaigning to improve mental health services.   The groups also:

  • discuss mental health issues
  • hold social meetings
  • comment about documents and reports
  • send representatives to mental health meetings

Please note – they do not offer a counselling or crisis service.

Health Talk (Young People’s Experiences)

At Health Talk you can find information and support for a range of health issues by seeing and hearing people’s real life experiences. Thousands of people have shared their experiences on film to help you understand what it’s really like… Read more

Addiction Recovery Agency (ARA)

ARA is a major provider of supported housing services in Bristol as a partner in the Recovery Orientated Alcohol and Drugs Service (ROADS), and has an extensive and expanding service providing counselling and support for problem gamblers.

Moodjuice – Shyness & Social Anxiety

It is very common to feel some shyness when meeting someone for the first time. It can help to take an active interest in what the other person is saying rather than focusing on our own reactions and what we… Read more

Bristol Sanctuary

Bristol Sanctuary is a place to come when you are in serious emotional distress. They aim to provide a safe, comfortable and welcoming environment where you can take stock and find some balance. The Sanctuary is open between 7pm and… Read more

distrACT app

The FREE distrACT app gives people who self-harm and may feel suicidal quick, easy and discreet access to information and advice, so they can manage difficult feelings, cope with a crisis and find help and support. About 1 in 7 young… Read more

Aid Box Community Women’s Group

A small, intimate group for refugee and asylum seeker women to socialise and share skills with local people in a relaxed, homely environment. The group will be running from mid October 2019 – email robin@aidboxcommunity.co.uk for more information.    

Many Minds

MENTAL HEALTH AND PERFORMANCE CHARITY. FEELING ALIVE TOGETHER. We are Many Minds, a Bristol based mental health charity that facilitate creative spaces and make performance with people managing their mental health.  We work with individuals to engage with their creativity,  improve… Read more

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