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.
Resources: Depression 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.
Offer a range of courses and support for anyone experiencing psychological and emotional difficulties who registered with a GP in Bristol. Access to one-to-one assessments and counselling may be made through referral by GP or directly via an online contact form.
Helpline for 15-24 yr old men at the onset of depression. It is a campaign and charity targeting young men with a helpline, magazine and online community, but CALM listens to anyone who needs help or support.
Changes is a user led mutual support group for anybody experiencing mental distress living in and around Bristol. It offers a structured and focused approach to management of mental health symptoms.
DSGA helps people, whose lives have been distorted by depression, insecurity, loneliness, social phobia, low self-esteem and unsatisfying relationships, through it’s groups, programmes and individual therapy.
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 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 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.