Resources: Men

Bluebell – Dads in Mind

For dads living in Bristol who have partners experiencing antenatal/postnatal depression or are anxious, isolated or depressed about their own new role as a dad.
A dad’s support worker can offer support, if it might help to chat to another dad, who has lived experience.

Forcesline

Forcesline is a free and confidential telephone helpline and email service that provides support for serving and ex-service men and women and reserves from the Armed Forces and for their families. As an independent charity, SSAFA is not part of the military chain of command.

Hope Project

To mark World Mental Health Day 2018, Second Step has launched a new project called Hope to prevent suicides among men.

The Hope Project will provide short-term emotional and practical support for middle-aged men (aged 25-64), specifically those who are in psychological distress or have recently self-harmed, but are not currently engaged with other mental health services.

The Hope Project team are experienced support workers keen to make a difference and save lives. To find out more or to make a referral and talk to a member of the Hope team, please call:  0117 4288 930 or email hope@second-step.co.uk

Respect Phoneline

The Respect Phoneline is a confidential and anonymous helpline for anyone concerned about their violence and/or abuse towards a partner or ex-partner (of any gender)

Safeline

for survivors of rape and sexual abuse. Helpline, texting service, online live chat and specialist men’s and young people’s lines.

Single Parents Website

This website is aimed at parents who, for whatever the circumstance, are raising children on their own. It provides information, expert advice, interactive learning, multi-media content, links to other support organisations and news for anyone parenting alone.