Resources: Depression support

Bipolar UK

Bipolar UK is dedicated to supporting individuals with bipolar, their families and carers. They support and develop self-help opportunities for people affected by bipolar, offer information on bipolar, self-help groups and education and self-management. Bristol Support Group meets monthly.

Bluebell ante natal and post natal support

Bluebell, a local charity, offers therapeutic support in a number of ways for  new parents  experiencing anxiety and low mood during pregnancy and up to 2 years after birth. Informal support can be accessed by dropping in to their emotional wellbeing hub, Bluebell Place, 2 Quay St, BS1 2JL.

Please check FB Bluebellsupportingfamilies to check what’s on and when. Bluebell also offers structured therapeutic groups in partnership with children’s centres and 1:1 peer support  in the community which can be accessed by downloading a referral form from www.bluebellcare.org  Please call 0117 922 0746 in case of any query.

Papyrus

Papyrus helpline HOPElineUK is a specialist telephone service staffed by trained professionals who give non-judgemental support, practical advice and information to children, teenagers and young people up to the age of 35 who are worried about how they are feeling and to anyone who is concerned about a young person.

WellMind

WellMind is a free NHS mental health and wellbeing app designed to help you with stress, anxiety and depression. The app includes advice, tips and tools to improve your mental health and boost your wellbeing.

Womankind

Womankind provides women in the Bristol area with free or affordable professional counselling, psychotherapy and on-going support. They specialise in depression, anxiety, acute crisis, domestic abuse and rape.