How we can help
If you, or someone you are concerned about, is in an emotional or mental health crisis, see help in a crisis
From the 1st January 2022 the advocacy services provided by Bristol Mind have transferred 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 email at firstname.lastname@example.org For more information about SWAN visit: www.swanadvocacy.org.uk/services-near-you/bristol.
Non-Statutory Advocacy services will be provided by PohWER. You can contact them by phone on 0300 456 2370 or by email at email@example.com For more information about PohWER visit: www.pohwer.net/bristol
Hate Crime Service
Counselling and Listening
We offer a range of counselling services and telephone helplines, so that people can talk about their feelings in a productive way.
- Mindline (0117 203 4419) – our emotional support helpline
- Meeting Minds General Counselling
- Meeting Minds LGBTQ+ Counselling
- Meeting Minds Without Borders: Refugee Counselling (see below)
Our information services can help you find the support that you need.
We have a number of specific, culturally appropriate services for refugees and Asylum Seekers.
- Greenspace Wellbeing Project
- Meeting Minds Without Borders: Refugee Counselling
- Women Without Borders Group
- English Language ESOL: Wednesdays 11am – 12pm (more details coming soon)
- Arts and Craft Group: Thursdays 10am – 12.30pm (more details coming soon)
- Resources for Ukrainian Refugees and Hosts
Our Training Project delivers high quality mental health training to organisations and workplaces across Bristol, North Somerset, and South Gloucestershire.
At Bristol Mind, we recognise that people can be a resource for their own recovery. Many of our volunteers have lived experience of mental health issues, and find volunteering beneficial to their wellbeing. If you’re interested in volunteering with Bristol Mind, please see our Volunteering page.