Resources: Depression support

Anxious Minds (free to use)

Anxious minds are a charity that was set up by sufferers of anxiety and depression, to provide free support to all suffers of anxiety and depression. No matter where you are, no one should suffer alone just because you cannot… Read more

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 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 their website.

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)

The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is leading a movement against male suicide, the single biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK.

Our helpline is for men in the UK who are down or have hit a wall for any reason, who need to talk or find information and support. We’re open 5pm–midnight, 365 days a year.
Tel:  0800 58 58 58

We also offer an accredited confidential, anonymous and free support, information and signposting to men anywhere in the UK through our webchat service. Chats are taken by trained staff who are there to listen, support, inform and signpost. And because calls are confidential and anonymous we don’t and can’t offer a counselling service. Open 5pm-midnight, 365 days a year:  https://www.thecalmzone.net/help/webchat/ 

Mood Tools – Depression Aid (free to install)

If you are feeling sad, anxious, or depressed, lift your mood with MoodTools. MoodTools is designed to help you combat depression and alleviate your negative moods, aiding you on your road to recovery. The app contains several different research-supported tools.… Read more

WellMind (free to use)

Wellmind is your 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.

What’s Up? (free to install)

What’s Up? is a fantastic free app utilising some of the best CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) and ACT (Acceptance Commitment Therapy) methods to help you cope with Depression, Anxiety, Anger, Stress and more! With a beautiful, modern design, simple heading… Read more

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.