Bipolar UK is dedicated to supporting individuals with bipolar, their families and carers. Services include support groups (the Bristol Support Group meets online), a peer support line, and online information.
Resources: Self-Help Tools
National Mind have a range of information about mental health available on their website, including tips for self care and supporting others.
SilverCloud is an interactive online platform offering self-guided computerised Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. The service is available for free to individuals who are not receiving any other mental health support and who are registered with a GP in Bristol, North Somerset, or South Gloucestershire.
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.
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.
YoungMinds provide advice, information, and tools to help young people to look after their mental health, and to inform parents of young people on issues relating to youth mental health.