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Mental Health – Adults

Mental health

We are sorry to hear you are having a hard time currently.  We know that life will throw up challenges from time to time that will seem unmanageable.  There are a lot of services out there that can help you manage the situation and learn new coping skills that will help you to manage any future events.  We would like you to try these services as a first step as they are specifically trained to help.

Please follow the links to resources below:;  (0333 200 1893).

For help with relationships;;

If you feel you are at risk of domestic violence, please contact the Police or you can also visit for advice.

For help with financial matters

Please visit the Patchway One Stop Shop at The Patchway Hub, Rodway Road, Patchway BS34 5PE.

You can also contact Citizens Advice on 0808 278 7947 (or or the North Bristol Advice Centre on 0117 951 5751.

Sleeping Problems

Please use the sleep score calculator ( and let us know the result.

Please also take a moment to look at the following websites and try these strategies:

Other crisis organisations

Age UK

Offer a wide range of services for older people.
The local services can be found here or you can phone them on 01454 411707

Bristol Mental Health Crisis line (24 hours)

Tel.  0300 555 0334
Helpline for those experiencing a mental or emotional crisis and need help.

Bristol Mind Helpline (Weds-Sun from 7pm-11pm)

Tel. 0808 808 0330
A confidential freephone helpline providing a safe place to talk if you or someone you know is in distress. They also give information on Mental Health support available in your area.

CALM (crisis line – 5pm to midnight)

Tel. 0800 585858

Suicide prevention and Support after suicide. They also have a webchat option on their website

Caring in Bristol (homeless charity)

Tel.  0117 924 4444

Clifton Suicide Prevention (helpline)

Tel.  0800 689 5652

Cruise Bereavement (Helpline)

Tel. 0808 808 1677 (with webchat)

Freedom Programme (Domestic Abuse) 24h Helpline

Tel.  01942 262270
In person and online for people suffering domestic abuse

AWP Mental Health Support line (24/7)

Tel.  0300 303 1320

Mind Out (Mental Health Service for LGBTQ people)

National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Line

Tel.  0800 9995428

National Domestic Abuse Helpline 24h)

Tel.  0808 200 0247 (with webchat)

Next Link Domestic Abuse Service (24h)

Tel. 0117 925 0680 or South Glos 0800 470 0280

Provide a range of domestic abuse support services to women and children. These include safe houses, children’s services, dedicated Black and Ethnic Minority Services, resettlement and outreach services, and a crisis response service

No Panic – phobias and anxiety helpline

Tel.  0300 772 9844
Youth Line 0330 606 1174
Supports those living with, or caring for those with, Panic Attacks, Phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders and other related anxiety disorders

One 25 (Support to women in crisis. (10am to 4pm)

Tel.  0117 909 8832

One 25 Outreach Night Van (Safe space to talk and get advice)

Tel.  0800 612 5125

One You (Local Mental Health and Wellbeing Support)

Tel.  01454 865337

Samaritans (24hrs)

Tel.  116 123 (24 Hours)

Safeline (specialist sexual violence and abuse charity)

Tel:  01926 402 498 or tel:0808 800 5005 (male survivor helpline)

SANE (Mental Illness Support- 4pm-10pm, over 16s)

Tel. 0300 304 7000 (or 07984 967 708)

National mental health helpline offering specialist emotional support, guidance and information to anyone affected by mental illness, including family, friends and carers.

SARSA (Rape and Sexual Abuse Support)

Tel. 0808 801 0456/0808 801 0464 (Mon & Fri 11am-2pm, Tues, Wed, Thu, 6pm-8pm)
helpline for people of all genders, age 13+ who have been affected by rape or sexual abuse at any time in their life. Email Support also available on website

Self Injury Support Line

Tue, Wed,& Thu 7pm-930pm    Tel. 0808 800 8088  (or text 07537 432444)  (webchat / email)Helpline For women of any age or background affected by self-injury, whether their own or that of a friend or family member

Shout (mental health or suicidal text support service – 24/7)

Text Shout to 85258

St Mungo’s Outreach (Homelessness/ housing crisis)

Tel.  0117 944 0581

The Bridge (24/7 help after rape or sexual assault)

Tel.  0117 342 699

The Harbour (bereavement or life-threatening illness – therapist service)

Tel. 0117 925 9348

Victim Support (Mon, Wed, Fri, 9.30am – 5.30pm, Tue & Thu 11am – 7pm)

Tel. 0300 303 1972 or 0808 1689 111(24h)
Victim Support for anyone affected by crime

Vita Health (Free local mental health helpline)

Tel. 0800 012 6549 (24/7)

Womankind (therapy centre Helpline)

Tel.  0345 458 2914
Womankind supports women in the Bristol area with professional counselling, group psychotherapy, befriending and a helpline service.

Date published: 23rd December, 2020
Date last updated: 13th December, 2023