Resources: Anxiety

Black Women Pause

Has been set up in response to the pandemic and the events around Black Lives Matter. It is an online safe space for BAME women to share their feelings of fear, anxiety, deep pain, frustration or negative thoughts about Covid-19.… Read more

Bluebell Care

Bluebell provides services for all parents, partners and their infants affected by mild to moderate anxiety, depression and other perinatal mental health difficulties, during pregnancy and up to 2 years after birth in Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Bath & NE Somerset and South Devon. Dedicated support is available for mums and for dads, as well as one-to-one and small group support.

Social Anxiety Bristol

Social Anxiety Bristol (SA Bristol) is a self-help group open to anyone who experiences or has experienced social anxiety. The group offers a safe place to talk about your social anxiety and get help and advice from like-minded people who have been through similar experiences.

VitaMinds – NHS

The NHS Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) provider for Bristol, North Somerset, and South Gloucestershire. VitaMinds offer a range of courses and support for anyone registered with a GP in these areas who is experiencing common mental health difficulties such as Depression and Anxiety problems.

Support offered includes psycho-educational group courses, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression (MBCT), among others.

The service is primarily accessed by self-referral (either online or by phone), although GP referrals are possible in some cases. Services provided by VitaMinds are free of charge.