Mental Health and Wellbeing Support

Mental Health Self Help Book list (pdf - 1st page Adults, 2nd page Young People)Samaritans

Children & Young people:

  • HappyMaps - a Bristol MIND supported resource for parents & carers with local resources and support on children’s mental and emotional health
  • Childline - a free, private and confidential phone, email or 1-1 counsellor service, tel 0800 1111

  • Children & Young People's helpline via Avon and Wiltshire Partnership SPA line, tel 0300 303 1320
  • Kooth - an online counselling and emotional well-being platform (age 11-19)

  • Off The Record - face to face counselling and support organisation (age 11- 25, Bristol & S Glos)

  • Help Counselling - face to face counselling (age 9-25, cost applies, Bristol & Yate)

Women:

Drugs and Alcohol Support

Domestic and Sexual Abuse - Support for Victims and Perpetrators

This is an IRIS practice - staff are trained about domestic abuse and specialist workers are available to support you. You can talk to doctors, nurses and other staff working here if you are being hurt or controlled by your current or ex-partner, are afraid of someone at home or a member of your family. You can also contact Next Link and ask to speak to the ‘IRIS Advocate Educator’ worker

  • Next Link - domestic abuse support, including safe houses for women

  • National Domestic Violence 24 hour Freephone Helpline

  • Safe Link - sexual abuse support (for women, men or children)

  • The Bridge - help after rape and sexual assault.  24 hour help line, including self-referral for Forensic Medical Examination

  • Respect  - a confidential and anonymous telephone and email service for anyone concerned about their violence and/or abuse towards a partner or ex-partner

  • Men's Advice Line - advice and support for men experiencing domestic violence and abuse


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